College Signing

Cole Palmer to play soccer at LIU Brooklyn

July 8, 2014 

Parents: Justin and Tonya Palmer

High School: West Johnston

Height, Weight: 6-foot-3, 185 pounds

Position: Goalkeeper

Club Team: CASL Academy

Also Considered: UNC Greensboro, Florida Gulf Coast, N.C. State

Why LIU Brooklyn? “I had a great visit over the summer. The business program is one of the best business programs in the nation. And it’s just a great atmosphere at the school.”

Major: Business

Notable: Cole has been playing with the Capital Area Soccer League Academy program since his he was 14. So that put an end to his playing days for West Johnston. (He played for the Wildcats during his freshman year.). … His club teams have won division titles and made regionals in the past. … “College soccer, Division I soccer, is going to be about dealing with bigger and faster athletes,” Cole said. “It’s going to be a lot harder, getting used to the speed is going to be a challenge.”

Compiled by D. Clay Best

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