Women's Water Polo



    10 Kelly Palmberg  
    Kelly Palmberg

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Simi Valley, Calif.

    High School:
    Royal

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Attacker


    2010 (Senior): Played and started in 31 games during her senior campaign ... finished the season with 21 goals, 22 assists, 27 steals, and 18 earned exclusions ... had seven multi-steal games ... fired in three goals and notched one assist and two steals in a 15-6 win against Sonoma State (2/7) ... tied career-highs with three assists and three steals, while also scoring one goal in a 9-3 win over Marist (2/13) ... tallied four goals, two assists, and one steal during a three-game stretch at the Elite Eight (3/6-3/7) ... had three goals, two steals, and three earned exclusions in a 13-9 win at Santa Clara (3/13) ... had one goal, three assists, and two steals in an 8-3 win against Wagner (3/28) ... racked up two goals, one assist, and one steal in an 8-7 win against No. 11 Hartwick at the CWPA Eastern Championship Semifinal (5/1) ... named to the Academic All-Big Ten team.

    2009 (Junior): Started in each of her 33 matches played ... finished the season with 19 goals and 21 assists ... also recorded 23 steals and 15 earned exclusions ... notched two goals, two assists and two steals in a 12-5 win against CS Monterey Bay (2/28) ... scored two goals, along with one assist and one steal in a loss to CS Northridge (3/15) ... tied a career-high with three assists in a 14-3 victory over CS San Bernardino (3/15) ... fired in three goals in a 9-6 loss to No. 8 San Jose State (3/21) ... had one goal, two assists and two steals in a 7-4 win at Bucknell (4/5) ... netted two goals and had one assist in an 11-6 win against Princeton at the CWPA Eastern Championships ... was named to the Academic All-Big Ten team.

    2008 (Sophomore): Started all 36 matches ... scored 34 goals and dished out 23 assists while registering 24 steals ... tallied one goal, two assists and three steals in 15-8 win over Occidental College (3/11) ... had three assists and two steals in 16-7 win against Wagner (3/29) ... netted three goals and two assists in 17-5 win over Gannon (4/4) ... scored four goals against Maryland (4/25) in CWPA Eastern Championships ... had two goals, two assists and two steals against Brown (4/26) at the CWPA Eastern Championships.

    2007 (Freshman): Appeared in all 33 matches ... finished the season with 25 goals, 13 assists and 22 steals ... tallied two assists and two steals in 15-8 win over Claremont (3/13) ... netted three goals in loss against No. 11 Loyola Marymount (3/18) ... had three steals in 16-9 win over Slippery Rock (3/25) ... registered three goals in victory over Washington and Jefferson (3/25) ... had two assists against Brown (4/28) at the CWPA Eastern Championships.

    Prep/Personal: Was a four-year letterwinner for Royal High School ... was named her team's MVP for both swimming and water polo in her senior season ... was a first-team All-CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) selection in her senior season ... named to the Southern California Zone team, placing 20th in the nation among attackers at Zones ... posted automatic CIF times each year in swimming ... named most improved in water polo and most inspirational in swimming ... also played club water polo for Pepperdine and Ventura Coast ... has two sisters, Jennifer and Lindsay ... daughter of Beverly and Gregory Palmberg.

    Year GP GS Shots Goals Assists Steals
    2007 33 0 47 25 13 22
    2008 36 36 95 34 23 24
    2009 33 33 73 19 21 23
    2010 31 31 93 21 22 27
    Career 133 100 308 99 79 96

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