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05/27/2013

Chuck In The Armor: A Season Ends

Chuck Freeby ('86)

02/25/2013

Ricky Palmer: The Road Less Traveled

Senior catcher has navigated the ups and downs of his baseball career with poise and resolve.

02/16/2012

Notre Dame Spring Sports Preview: Baseball

Youthful enthusiasm permeats 2012 Fighting Irish squad as 19 underclassmen look to propel Notre Dame back to top of BIG EAST.

02/16/2012

Notre Dame Spring Sports Preview: Baseball

Youthful enthusiasm permeats 2012 Fighting Irish squad as 19 underclassmen look to propel Notre Dame back to top of BIG EAST.

10/06/2011

Rosters Set For Blue-Gold Baseball Series

Freshman RHP Pat Connaughton (Blue) and sophomore RHP Donnie Hissa (Gold) will take the mound in the series opener.

AT NOTRE DAME: Veteran catcher who has served in bullpen role, after first earning a walk-on roster spot in the fall of 2010 ... a hard worker and team-first leader ... has played in nine career games without a start at Notre Dame (all in 2011) ... batted .111 (1-for-9) with a double and run scored ... added a walk and hit by pitch ... helps play important role in the daily preparation of the Notre Dame pitching staff ... spent the summer of 2012 with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012): Did not earn roster spot but served important role as bullpen catcher.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011): Played in nine games without a start ... saw exclusive action as a late-inning pinch hitter ... batted .111 (1-for-9) with a run scored, double, walk and hit by pitch ... batted .143 (1-for-7) as a pinch hitter ... smoked a double in first career Notre Dame at bat on Mar. 5 at Winthrop ... added a run scored in the loss to the Eagles.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010): Did not participate in baseball.

PREP & PERSONAL: Lettered three years in baseball for head coach Tim Lyons ... versatile athlete also earned one letter in basketball ... as a senior, named all-Chicago Catholic League and all-area ... captured the Brother Rice H.S. Student-Athlete of the Year ... served as team captain ... honored with Coach Cliff Petrak Award - Best Defensive Performer... batted .398 with eight doubles, three home runs and 26 RBI ... also registered a .520 on-base percentage and .571 slugging percentage ... did not commit an error all season and threw out 13 of 23 base stealers ... helped Brother Rice H.S. to a school-record 27 consecutive victories, a conference title and a school record 31-3 overall record ... as a junior, helped Brother Rice H.S. to the Illinois High School Association state title game (runner-up) ... batted .388 with four doubles and four home runs ... owns a pair of single-game school records, including five hits and three doubles (vs. Marian in 2009) ... member of the National Honor Society and Modern Language Society ... named a Illinois State Scholar and National Merit Scholarship nominee ... graduated fourth in his Brother Rice H.S. senior class ... six-time superior honor roll and two-time high honor roll selection ... runner-up for 2009 Crusader of the Year award ... born February 28, 1991, in Orland Park, Ill. ... son of Rick and Priscilla Palmer ... has two sisters; Lauren and Jenna ... full name is Richard Dale Palmer III ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a major in finance.

Palmer's Career Statistics

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2011 .111 9-0 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .222 1 1 4 0 .273 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 1.000
Totals .111 9-0 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .222 1 1 4 0 .273 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 1.000

Palmer in the BIG EAST Conference

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2011 .000 4-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 2 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000
Totals .000 4-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 2 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000

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Ricky Palmer
Ricky  Palmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orland Park, IL

High School:
Brother Rice

Weight:
200

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
R/R

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