Alan Palmer
Alan Palmer
Year: Junior
Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine
High School: Yarmouth
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Freshman • 2007-08
Competed at the ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship, where the Crimson placed fifth ... Finished seventh in the B division, aiding Harvard in a 10th place finish at the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship ... Opened career at Harvard with a first place finish in the A division and aided a first place finish overall at the MIT Invite ... Finished seventh in the B division and helped the Crimson to seventh overall at the Hatch Brown Trophy ... At the Smith Trophy, placed seventh in the B division and helped team to a seventh-place finish ... Aided Harvard to a second-place team finish at the Lane Trophy team race ... Also assisted in a fourth-place finish at the Hap Moore team race ... Helped in third place overall finish by placing fifth in B division at the Thompson Trophy ... Helped the Crimson to a seventh-place finish overall at the ICSA National Semifinal by finishing ninth in the B division.

Before Harvard:
Member of the varsity tennis and independent high school sailing team ... National junior doublehanded sailing champion in 2006 ... Class valedictorian and National Merit Scholarship winner.

Other interests include tennis and ping-pong.