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    Corey Hammon
    Corey Hammon
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Glasford, Ill.

    High School:
    Illini Bluff

    Event:
    Multi Events

    Birthdate:
    04/15/1991

    I/O Eligibility:
    JR/JR

    04/18/2013

    Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

    Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

    03/30/2013

    Illini Win Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    The squad scored 161 team points; five titles

    03/28/2013

    Illini Head to Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    Southern Illinois will host the meet this weekend

    02/23/2013

    Illini Finish Second at Big Ten Indoor Championships

    Orange and Blue finish highest since 2000 season

    02/22/2013

    Illini Qualify Nine for Finals at Big Ten's

    Pole vault crew score 16.50 points on Friday

    05/10/2013

    Day 1 Photo Gallery

    Pictures from day one of the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

    01/25/2013

    Illini Classic 1/19/13

    Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory

    AT ILLINOIS

    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Kicked off the season at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge where he placed seventh in both th 110m hurdles and the long jump with respective marks of 15.66 and 22-0 3/4 (6.72m)... Finished in 11th place overall in the Big Ten Championship decathlon wherein he recorded three top-five finishes in events... Placed third in the 400m with a mark of 49.83... Beat his previous year's personal best in the javelin throw by 17.09m for a new personal best at the mark of 160-6 (48.94m).

    Indoor: Boasted a first place finish in the Illini Classic's heptathlon with an overall score of 5,070... Took first in three of the seven events in the Illini Classic's heptathlon including the 60m dash (7.00), the 1,000m (3:04.17), and pole vault (4.00m). Finished sixth overall in the Big Ten's heptathlon with a final score of 5,433... Improved his marks in five of the seven events from the prior Illini Classic's heptathlon to the more recent Big Ten's heptathlon.

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Set the 17-year old school record in the decathlon at the Big Ten Championships, scoring 7,150 points ... Recorded personal-records in the javelin, discus, pole vault and the 1,500m ... Also competed in the decathlon at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

    Indoor: Participated in the heptathlon ... Had a record setting performance at the Big Ten Championships finishing with 5,099 points ... Also participated in the 60m hurdles, 200m, pole vault, long jump, high jump and shot put outside of the heptathlon ... Ran his season best in the 60m hurdles at the Illini Open with a time of 8.69 ... Recorded a 22.86 in the 200m at the Mark Colligan Memorial ... Jumped 13-3 (4.05m) at the Illini Open in the pole vault and 20 feet (6.10m) in the long jump at the Illini Open ... Threw a season best 37-7 (11.46m) in the Illini Open ... Participated in four meets.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Did not participate.

    High School
    2010 Illinois state qualifier in the 200m and 400m ... Owns personal-best times of 22.54 in the 200m and 50.10 in the 400m ... Four-time all-conference selection ... Earned all-state honors three times during the indoor season and once during the outdoor campaign.

    Personal
    Full name is Corey Robert Hammon ... Born Aug. 15, 1991 ... Parents are Jeff and Yvonne Hammon ... Has a sister, Mindy and a brother, Brady ... Hobbies include hunting, fishing, scuba diving ... Biggest thrill in sports is the start of the gun ... Majoring in business.

    Hammon's Personal Bests
    Outdoor
    200m - 22.16 - John McDonnell Invitational (4/20/12)
    Decathlon: 7,150 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
    100m (dec.) - 10.96 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
    400m (dec.) - 48.52 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
    1,500m (dec.) - 4:52.85 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
    110m H (dec.) - 15.21 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
    High Jump (dec.) - 6-6 1/4 (1.99m) - Big Ten Championships (5/11/12)
    Long Jump (dec.) - 22-4 1/2 (6.82m) - Big Ten Championships (5/10/13)
    Javelin (dec.) - 160-6 (48.94m) - Big Ten Championships (5/10/13)

    Indoor
    60m H: 8.40 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
    200m: 22.86 - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)
    Pole Vault: 15-1 (4.60m) - Illini Open (1/11/14)
    Long Jump: 21-10 ¼ (6.66m) - Spire Invitational (2/14/14)
    High Jump: 6-4 ¼ (1.94m) - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)
    Shot Put: 42-9 ½ (13.04m) - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
    Heptathlon: 5,433 pts. - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)
    60m (Hept): 7.07
    1000m (hept.): 2:54.31
    60m H (hept.): 8.50
    High Jump (hept.): 6-4 1/4 (1.94m)
    Pole Vault (hept.): 14-11 (4.55m)
    Long Jump (hept.): 22-10 3/4 (6.98m)
    Shot Put (hept.): 43-8 (13.31m)

    Updated November 2013

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