One of the most talented squash players in Penn history, Palmer Page won the National Intercollegiate Squash Racquets Association collegiate singles championship in 1971 as a junior, defeating Pennsylvania teammates Elliot Berry in the final game. A graduate of Episcopal Academy, Page led the Quakers to an 8-1 record as a junior. He was undefeated his last two years in Ivy play and was named to the All-Ivy first team in 1970, ’71 and ’72. As captained of the 1972 team, the hard-hitting Page led the Quakers to a 9-2 record. During his final two seasons, Page won 15 of 18 matches.
After graduation he teamed with former Pennsylvania woman’s coach Nina Moyer to win a national mixed doubles championship.
In 1994, while working for IBM, he represented Japan on the Japanese National Team in Southeast Asian Championships. He was the only foreigner to represent Japan in a national sport.