Coach Maura became the first defender in KSU history to make ASUN First Team All-Conference. Last season she started in every game this season and led the team in ground balls with 46. Became one of five players on the team with double-digit caused turnovers with 13. Prior to attending Kennesaw State, Palandro was a four year starter at York Jackson high school. She was named team captain senior year and received the following honors: First Team All-YIAA defender, YIAA Girls Lacrosse All-Star and US Lacrosse Academic All-American.