|Hometown:||Chula Vista, Calif.|
|High School:||Otay Ranch|
- Established herself as the team's starting catcher in 2015 and will look to split those duties with Katee Aguirre in her junior campaign.
Finished third on the team with a .459 on-base percentage and was one of the biggest surprises on offense on the season.
Her .323 batting average was fifth on the team. Did not have a single error until the postseason and finished with a .993 fielding percentage.
Earned Pac-12 All-Defensive honors and was named to the NFCA All-West Region team as well.
- Recorded an RBI single in the first game of the season against Creighton, Feb. 5.
- Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and an RBI single against Illinois State on Feb 13.
- Went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, a double and two walks against California on Mar. 20.
- Went a perfect 7-for-7 with four RBI in the first two games of the Stanford series on May 1-2.
- Got her first career hit against Penn State on Feb. 8.
- As a sophomore at Otay Ranch, Palacios hit .460 with a .505 on-base percentage... Had 34 runs scored and 43 RBI.
- Had an even more impressive season as a senior with a .523 batting average and .552 on-base percentage, leading the league in batting average in the process.
- Was named First-Team Mesa League as a sophomore, junior and senior and was a three-time MVP selection in the league as well.
- Played travel ball for Team Muzino and 18UGold San Diego Renegades for coach Mike Fox. Helped lead her summer team to a sixth-place finish at the 16U Champions Cup and a runner-up finish in the 18U Cup as well.
Personal: Born Sept, 17, 1995 to Francisco and Soida Palacios in Chula Vista, Calif...Plans to major in education...Graduated with honors with a 4.3 GPA from Otat Ranch....Has been playing softball since the age of four...Lettered in volleyball twice in high school...
Pac-12 Defensive Honorable Mention | May 13th
Third-Team All-West Region