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Nathan Palmer to wrestle at Ohio Northern University

The Palmer twins — Austin Palmer (at left) and Nathan Palmer (at right) — sign with Ohio Northern University. They are pictured with their mother (seated, center), Amy Palmer, (standing, from left) Corinth Holders wrestling coach Kristian Stewart and assistant principal Robert Daniels.
The Palmer twins — Austin Palmer (at left) and Nathan Palmer (at right) — sign with Ohio Northern University. They are pictured with their mother (seated, center), Amy Palmer, (standing, from left) Corinth Holders wrestling coach Kristian Stewart and assistant principal Robert Daniels. cbest@newsobserver.com

Parents: Neil and Amy Palmer

High School: Corinth Holders

Height, Weight: 5-foot-3, 120 pounds

Why ONU? “The internships and opportunities I’m going to have as a biology major there is everything I’m looking for. It’s a great place to be in my field of study.”

Major: Biology

Notables: Nathan plans to become a marine biologist. … He wants to improve on his takedowns and not roll on his back as much. … Winning conference championships and beating state qualifiers are some of Nathan’s best memories in Pirate wrestling. … He finished his career with 105 victories, going 30-5 as a senior. … Nathan and Austin helped the Pirates win four conference championships during their stay at Corinth Holders. … They started wrestling in the fifth grade and the typical twin sibling fights often turned into wrestling matches from then on.

Compiled by D. Clay Best

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