Palermo posted a 3-0 record at No. 2 as the Statesmen competed for the Conroy Cup. He started off the weekend with a 3-1 win over his Northeastern opponent to guide Hobart to a 5-4 victory. On Saturday, Palermo earned a 3-1 win to lead the Statesmen over Georgetown 8-1. He also secured a 3-1 win against Connecticut College on Sunday. The Camels edged the Statesmen 5-4 in the final.
Palermo picked up his seventh win of the season, and the Statesmen finished the year with a 6-14 overall mark.