2010 season highlights: Palano finished with one goal and made the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team. 2009 season highlights: Katie tied for the team lead in scoring (6 points) and was tied for the lead in goals (3). She had both goals in a 2-0 NESCAC win over Connecticut College that helped the Mules make the league playoffs. Palano had the three goals on just four shots. 2008 season highlights: Palano played in 13 games in her first year at Colby. At Colby: Katie majors in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience... works as a student trainer and volunteers with Best Buddies. Before Colby: Played soccer, basketball, and tennis at Wakefield High School...member of the National Honor Society...earned Middlesex League All-Star recognition in soccer...Dartmouth College Book Award.