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Utah Women’s Basketball Adds Texas Transfer Isabel Palmer To Roster

Utah Utes head coach Lynne Roberts reacts to a call during a college basketball game between the Utah Utes against the Washington Huskies on January 13, 2019, at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Joseph Weiser/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The University of Utah women’s basketball program announced the addition of Texas transfer Isabel Palmer to the roster.

Palmer spent the 2019-20 season as a true freshman with the Longhorns. She will redshirt for the upcoming season due to NCAA transfer rules and will have three years of eligibility beginning with the 2021-22 season.

The Newcastle, Australia native played in 27 games last season for Texas. She averaged 3.1 points and 1.8 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game.

In high school, Palmer earned the 2018 New South Wales Female Player of the Year award after leading New South Wales to the finals of the 2019 National U20 Championship. She earned Most Outstanding Player after posting 18.4 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game in the tournament.

Palmer started for the Australian National Team in the 2018 U17 World Cup. They finished the tournament with a bronze medal. Palmer recorded 11 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game in the qualifying round.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.