NIU tabs players from six different states for incoming class
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.