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     Colton Palmer
    Colton Palmer

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Durham, N.C.

    High School:
    Riverside HS

    Weight:
    157


    03/17/2012

    Little Finishes Career as an All- American

    Darrius Little finished eighth at the NCAA Tournament to claim All- America honors

    03/16/2012

    Little Advances at NCAA's

    No. 8 Darrius Little is 3-1 at the NCAA Tournament

    03/08/2012

    Wrestling Sends Five to NCAA's

    NC State will have five wrestlers competing in the NCAA Tournament

    03/03/2012

    Four Wrestlers Claim NCAA Automatic Bids at ACC's

    Darrius Little and Matt Nereim finish second, while Coltin Fought, Colton Palmer, and Quinton Godley finish third

    03/03/2012

    Four Wrestlers Claim NCAA Automatic Bids at ACC's

    Darrius Little and Matt Nereim finish second, while Coltin Fought, Colton Palmer, and Quinton Godley claim third

    • Has a career record of 38-32 with three pins

    2010-11
    • Tied for the team lead in victories, finishing with a 26-13 record and a team-best nine pins
    • Won a career-high nine consecutive matches from Jan. 5 through Jan. 22
    • Posted a 13-6 decision Jan. 8 over 16th-ranked Vince Salminen of South Dakota State
    • Finished second a week later at the Pembroke Classic
    • Finished fifth at the Southern Scuffle, winning six of eight bouts

    2009-10
    • Went 5-8, including a 4-7 mark at 157 pounds
    • Appeared in two matches at 149

    2008-09
    • Redshirted

    2007-08
    • Moved into the lineup at midseason for the Wolfpack and put together a 7-11 record with one fall
    • Went 3-7 at 157, 2-1 at 165, and 2-3 at 149

    High school
    • Set a national records for wins in a season and career with a perfect 95-0 campaign to capture the 2007 North Carolina 4-A state championship at 145 pounds, his second state championship in three years
    • Finished his career with an incredible mark of 289-4, a winning percentage of .986
    • Went 58-1 as a junior in 2005-06, the one loss a medical default in the regional finals of the state tournament for a compression fracture in his neck
    • The loss ended a 121-match winning streak
    • Won the state championship at 125 pounds as a sophomore in 2004-05 and finished with a perfect 61-0 record
    • Went 74-3 as a freshman in 2003-04
    • Won 214 of his last 215 high school matches, the one loss being the medical default in the regional finals his junior year
    • Last actual loss to an opponent was in the state tournament his freshman year, 2003-04

    Personal
    • Has two older brothers who wrestled collegiately, Austen Palmer at Iowa State and Brandon Palmer at William Penn
    • Majoring in communication with a public and interpersonal communication concentration

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