NIU tabs players from six different states for incoming class
2013: Appeared in 18 matches, making 13 starts. Recorded two assists and 18 shots, four on goal. Registered assists against Evansville (Sept. 6) and Saint Mary's (Sept. 22). Made his NIU debut in a starting role in the season opener against Cincinnati (Aug. 30), playing 68 minutes. Played a season-high 93 minutes against Bowling Green (Oct. 12).
Junior College: Played two seasons at Darton College in Albany, Ga. ... Helped lead Darton to a third-place finish at the 2012 NJCAA Division I National Tournament ... Scored two goals and recorded one assist in the NJCAA Tournament, earning all-tournament recognition ... Also earned first team all-region honors at Darton in 2012 ... Scored 11 goals and recorded nine assists in 2012, helping Darton to a perfect regular season record ... Scored nine goals with six assists as a freshman at Darton in 2011.
High School: Played three seasons at Bishop Verot High School ... Scored 115 goals in three seasons ... Twice named the Florida Class 3A State Player of the Year
Personal: Son of Martyn and Carol Palumbo ... Born on March 9, 1993 in Spring Lake, N.J. ... Father played for Arsenal Football Club (England) Under-21.