15 Kiara Palmer
15 Kiara Palmer
Height: 6-0
Year: JR
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Our Lady of Lourdes
Position: F
gp 7
pts/g 0.9
fg % 50.0
3pt % -
ft % 66.7
reb/g 1.3
a/g 0.3

2015-16 (Junior)

  • Played in seven games
  • Had six points, three rebounds, one block and one assist in 10 minutes against Hampton (12/29)
  • Had four rebounds and one assist in seven minutes at FIU (12/28)
  • Made first appearance of the season against Providence (12/20), getting two rebounds and one steal in nine minutes
  • Had missed the previous 31 games dating back to 2014-15 while recovering from surgery

2014-15 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in five games, averaging 8.8 minutes, 3.2 points and 4.0 rebounds per game before suffering a seaon-ending injury
  • Had four points and a team-high 10 rebounds against East Carolina (11/15)
  • Had eight points and five rebounds against Marshall (11/14)

2013-14 (Freshman)

  • Played in 29 games, making three starts at forward
  • Averaged 3.9 points and 3.7 rebounds per game
  • Made her collegiate debut in the season opener against Delaware, recording seven points, four rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes of action
  • Made her first career start at Saint Joseph’s
  • Scored a career-high 10 points and had five rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench at George Washington
  • Recorded seven points and a career-high 11 rebounds at La Salle

Before URI

  • Was a member of the basketball and track & field team at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy
  • Captained her high school team 2012-13
  • Averaged 14.5 points and 14 rebounds as a senior while earning Miami Herald 8A-5A First-Team All-County honors
  • Averaged 15 points, 15 rebounds, four steals and four assists per game as a junior
  • Was a four-time All-Miami-Dade County selection
  • Was named to the All-Tournament teams at the Florida Prospects Invitational and the Miami Rose Classic
  • Helped lead her team to Miami Junior Orange Bowl Championship in 2010
  • Also was a member of the USSSA U14 team that finished second at the National Championship
  • Helped her team capture the Class 4A District and Regional titles in 2008, the Class 6A District and Regional titles in 2009 and 2010, and the Class 8A District and Regional championships in 2011
  • Was invited to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine and was a National Society of High School Scholars Nominee in 2011
  • Spent time as a youth basketball counselor
  • Also volunteered to feed the homeless on Thanksgiving

Personal

  • Born December 7, 1994
  • Daughter of Colette and Gabriel Palmer
  • Has two older siblings, Carlos and Kia
  • Comes from a very athletic family as both of her parents played basketball for the Panamanian National Team
  • Her father also played at Panama University while her mother played at Xavier
  • Her brother, Carlos, played basketball at Florida Christian and her sister, Kia, played at both Texas State and Barry
  • Favorite athlete is LeBron James
  • Enjoys arts & crafts, reading and spending time with friends and family
  • Favorite teams is the Miami Heat
  • Majoring in pre-med
Recent Games
Feb 17 VCU L, 49-36
Feb 20 at Saint Joseph's L, 74-63
Feb 24 Massachusetts L, 71-64
Feb 27 at Saint Louis L, 77-60
Mar 3 vs. Saint Joseph's W, 81-76
Mar 4 vs. Saint Louis L, 70-59
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 7 4
Games started - -
Minutes 35 9
Minutes per game 5.0 2.3
FG 2-4 0-1
FG Pct 50.0 0.0
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 2-3 0-0
FT Pct 66.7 -
Off rebounds 1 0
Def rebounds 8 0
Total rebounds 9 0
Rebounds per game 1.3 0.0
Personal fouls 1 0
Disqualifications - -
Assists 2 0
Turnovers 5 1
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.0
Steals 1 0
Blocks 1 0
Points 6 0
Points per game 0.9 0.0
Points per 40 min 6.9 0.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 Syracuse L, 57-54 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Marshall L, 72-62 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Harvard W, 56-52 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Albany L, 67-58 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 UMass Lowell W, 72-64 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Brown L, 67-63 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 at Dartmouth W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Boston University W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 Columbia W, 57-56 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 Providence L, 64-55 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 28 at Florida International W, 68-50 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 29 vs. Hampton L, 59-54 - 10 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Jan 3 St. Bonaventure L, 69-56 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 6 at George Washington L, 68-52 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 9 at Richmond W, 57-50 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 Duquesne L, 79-70 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 16 at La Salle W, 72-61 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 23 Davidson W, 78-62 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Massachusetts W, 80-79 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Fordham L, 50-42 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 La Salle W, 62-52 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Dayton L, 67-53 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Duquesne L, 61-56 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 George Mason L, 68-65 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 17 VCU L, 49-36 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Saint Joseph's L, 74-63 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Massachusetts L, 71-64 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Saint Louis L, 77-60 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Saint Joseph's W, 81-76 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Saint Louis L, 70-59 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 Syracuse L, 57-54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Marshall L, 72-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Harvard W, 56-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Albany L, 67-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 UMass Lowell W, 72-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Brown L, 67-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 at Dartmouth W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Boston University W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 Columbia W, 57-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 Providence L, 64-55 - 9 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 28 at Florida International W, 68-50 - 7 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 29 vs. Hampton L, 59-54 - 10 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 -
Jan 3 St. Bonaventure L, 69-56 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 6 at George Washington L, 68-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 9 at Richmond W, 57-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 Duquesne L, 79-70 - 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 16 at La Salle W, 72-61 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 23 Davidson W, 78-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Massachusetts W, 80-79 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Fordham L, 50-42 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 La Salle W, 62-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Dayton L, 67-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Duquesne L, 61-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 George Mason L, 68-65 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 17 VCU L, 49-36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Saint Joseph's L, 74-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Massachusetts L, 71-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Saint Louis L, 77-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Saint Joseph's W, 81-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Saint Louis L, 70-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 29 3 12.6 1.4-4.1 35.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.4 43.5 3.9
2014-15 5 - 8.8 1.2-4.2 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-3.4 23.5 3.2
2015-16 7 - 5.0 0.3-0.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.4 66.7 0.9
Total 41 3 10.9 1.2-3.5 34.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.2 40.4 3.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 29 3 366 42-120 35.0 0-0 - 30-69 43.5 114
2014-15 5 - 44 6-21 28.6 0-0 - 4-17 23.5 16
2015-16 7 - 35 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Total 41 3 445 50-145 34.5 0-0 - 36-89 40.4 136
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 29 3 12.6 4.6-13.1 35.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-7.5 43.5 12.5
2014-15 5 - 8.8 5.5-19.1 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-15.5 23.5 14.5
2015-16 7 - 5.0 2.3-4.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-3.4 66.7 6.9
Total 41 3 10.9 4.5-13.0 34.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-8.0 40.4 12.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 29 3 12.6 1.5 2.1 3.7 1.7 0.0 0.3 1.5 0.2 0.4 0.4
2014-15 5 - 8.8 2.0 2.0 4.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.4 0.2
2015-16 7 - 5.0 0.1 1.1 1.3 0.1 - 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.1
Total 41 3 10.9 1.3 2.0 3.3 1.4 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.2 0.3 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 29 3 366 44 62 106 50 0 8 43 0.2 11 13
2014-15 5 - 44 10 10 20 6 0 0 9 0.0 2 1
2015-16 7 - 35 1 8 9 1 - 2 5 0.4 1 1
Total 41 3 445 55 80 135 57 0 10 57 0.2 14 15
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 29 3 12.6 4.8 6.8 11.6 5.5 0.0 0.9 4.7 0.2 1.2 1.4
2014-15 5 - 8.8 9.1 9.1 18.2 5.5 0.0 0.0 8.2 0.0 1.8 0.9
2015-16 7 - 5.0 1.1 9.1 10.3 1.1 0.0 2.3 5.7 0.4 1.1 1.1
Total 41 3 10.9 4.9 7.2 12.1 5.1 0.0 0.9 5.1 0.2 1.3 1.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 7 - 5.0 0.3-0.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.4 66.7 0.9
Conference 4 - 2.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 - 4.3 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Away 2 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Neutral 1 - 10.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.0 66.7 6.0
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Wins 2 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Losses 5 - 5.4 0.4-0.8 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.6 66.7 1.2
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December 3 - 8.7 0.7-1.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.0 66.7 2.0
January 3 - 2.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
February 1 - 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 7 - 35 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Conference 4 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 4 - 17 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Away 2 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Neutral 1 - 10 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
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Wins 2 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Losses 5 - 27 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
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December 3 - 26 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
January 3 - 8 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
February 1 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 7 - 5.0 2.3-4.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-3.4 66.7 6.9
Conference 4 - 2.3 0.0-4.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 - 4.3 0.0-4.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Away 2 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Neutral 1 - 10.0 8.0-8.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 8.0-12.0 66.7 24.0
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Wins 2 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
Losses 5 - 5.4 3.0-5.9 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.4 66.7 8.9
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December 3 - 8.7 3.1-4.6 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-4.6 66.7 9.2
January 3 - 2.7 0.0-5.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
February 1 - 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 7 - 5.0 0.1 1.1 1.3 0.1 - 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.1
Conference 4 - 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 - 4.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.0 - 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0
Away 2 - 4.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0
Neutral 1 - 10.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.0
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Wins 2 - 4.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0
Losses 5 - 5.4 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.2 - 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.2
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December 3 - 8.7 0.3 2.7 3.0 0.3 - 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.3
January 3 - 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
February 1 - 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 7 - 35 1 8 9 1 - 2 5 0.4 1 1
Conference 4 - 9 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 - 17 1 1 2 0 - 0 3 0.0 1 0
Away 2 - 8 0 4 4 0 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
Neutral 1 - 10 0 3 3 1 - 1 1 1.0 0 1
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Wins 2 - 8 0 4 4 0 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
Losses 5 - 27 1 4 5 1 - 1 4 0.3 1 1
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December 3 - 26 1 8 9 1 - 2 4 0.5 1 1
January 3 - 8 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
February 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 7 - 5.0 1.1 9.1 10.3 1.1 0.0 2.3 5.7 0.4 1.1 1.1
Conference 4 - 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 - 4.3 2.4 2.4 4.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.1 0.0 2.4 0.0
Away 2 - 4.0 0.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Neutral 1 - 10.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 4.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 4.0
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Wins 2 - 4.0 0.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Losses 5 - 5.4 1.5 5.9 7.4 1.5 0.0 1.5 5.9 0.3 1.5 1.5
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December 3 - 8.7 1.5 12.3 13.8 1.5 0.0 3.1 6.2 0.5 1.5 1.5
January 3 - 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
February 1 - 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0