10 Giuseppe Palermo
10 Giuseppe Palermo
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lino Lakes, Minn.
High School: Totino-Grace
Position: MIDFIELD

As a freshman:
Played in nine games for the Bobcats in 2011 … Tallied an assist and a season-high 11 faceoff wins in a win over Robert Morris on Apr. 9 … Recorded six faceoff wins and a season-high four ground balls in the Bobcats’ NEC semifinal win over Robert Morris on May 6.

Before Quinnipiac:

Named an All-American and First Team All-State in leading Totino-Grace to a state runner-up finish in 2010 ... Also earned All-Conference and All-Section as both a junior and senior ... Named Team MVP as team captain in 2010 ... Scored 44 goals, dished out 24 assists, picked up 77 ground balls and won 121-of-160 face-offs as a senior ... Also played football at Totino-Grace, leading his high school team to two state championships ... Named All-Conference in football after totaling 106 tackles, four sacks and an interception as a senior.  

The son of Sheila and Michael Palermo ... Born in St. Paul, Minn. ... Has an older sister, Leah ... Grandfather, Carl Hosler, was a professional baseball player in the New York Giants organization ... A business major.