Candice Palmer
Candice Palmer
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Amador Valley
College: 4V

AS A SENIOR IN 2005-06: Earned the Bronco Spirit Award...competed in nine events...was second on the team with an 80.81 per round average...had four top-20 finishes including a 6th place finish at the Lady Braveheart Challenge, a 14th place finish at the Santa Clara Colby Invitational, and a 15th place finish at the WCC Championships. Achieved lowest score of the season, 77 strokes, 4 times.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2004-05: Competed in eight events... was third on the team with an 80.89 scoring average... posted two top-15 finishes... tied for 10th at the SCU Colby Invitational... placed 14th at the WCC Championship... lowest round of the season was a 79, achieved twice: in the first round of the rain-shortened SCU Colby Invitational and in the second round of the Stanford-hosted Peg Barnard Intercollegiate... lowest three-round total was a 240 at the SJSU Spartan Invitational.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2003-04: Competed in all nine events... was fourth on the team with a 80.3 scoring average... posted two top-five finishes and three in the top 15... tied for third at the Matador Spring Invitational with a 76-72--148... placed fourth at the Sacramento State Fall Invitational... tied for 14th at the WCC Championship with a three-round total 236... lowest round of the season was a 72 in the second and final round of the Matador Spring Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2002-03: Competed in all eight events... was fifth on the team with an 84.5 scoring average... posted three top-25 finishes... placed seventh at the Cal Poly Dual Match... placed 23rd at the Cal Poly Invitational and 24th at the WCC Championship... lowest round of the season was a 77 in the second round of the Oregon Duck Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2002 graduate of Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, Calif... led team to the NCS Championship during first three years at Amador Valley... earned all-league honors in 1999, 2000 and '01... was the team captain during senior season and placed third in league play... shot a career-low one-over-par 31 during sophomore year... was senior class publicity commissioner.

PERSONAL: Full name is Candice Sharon Palmer... born October 14, 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa... parents are Robin and Sharon Palmer... has one younger brother, Donovan... a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority... also participates in the Student Athlete Advisory Committee... hobbies include hanging out with friends, watching movies and listening to music... majoring in management.

Palmer's Career Statistics


Year Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Best Finish
2002-03 8 18 1521 84.50 77 7th
2003-04 9 23 1847 80.30 72 t3rd
2004-05 8 19 1537 80.89 77 t10th
Fall 2005 3 8 650 81.25 77 t18th
Career 28 68 5555 81.69 72 t3rd