his first two years at wrestling powerhouse St. Edward High, Palmer won state
championships at 112 and 125 pounds. With a 78-2 career record and 43 pins, he
finished his sophomore season ranked No. 4 nationally at 125, trailing only
upperclassmen. REMINISCENT OF? Roger Chandler, a three-time All-America at
Indiana (1995-97) and a St.�Edward grad. "Collin is brutal on top,
just like Roger was," says St. Edward coach Greg Urbas.
"He's got the complete package: a love of the sport, tremendous technique
and knowledge, great power and endurance," Urbas says. "He's a hammer
ETA A college
All-America in 2010. He'll be just a freshman, but Palmer's older brother Lance
made All-America at 149 pounds this year as a freshman at Ohio State.