Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


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

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

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

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

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed fifth in the decathlon at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Placed 11th in the decathlon at the Drake Relays ... Also competed in the 110m hurdles, 200m, long jump, javelin, discus, high jump and pole vault outside of the decathlon ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships and Husker Invitational ... Also competed in the 60m, 60m hurdles, pole vault, long jump, high jump and shot put outside of the heptathlon ... Clocked a personal-best time of 8.40 in the 60m hurdles at the Illini Classic to place fourth ... Placed seventh in the pole vault at the Illini Open with a personal-best mark of 4.60m.

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:
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.) - 15.16 - Big Ten Championships (5/17/14)

High Jump (dec.) - 6-6 1/4 (1.99m) - Big Ten Championships (5/11/12)

 Pole Vault (dec.) - (4.60m) - Drake Relays (4/25/14)
Long Jump (dec.) - 22-4 1/2 (6.82m) - Big Ten Championships (5/10/13)
Shot put (dec.) - 41-4 ½ (12.61m) - Big Ten Championships (5/11/12)
Discus (dec.) - 119-3(36.36m) - Big Ten Championships (5/17/14)
Javelin (dec.) - 172-8 (52.64m) - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)

Indoor
60m H: 8.40 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
200m: 22.74 - Mark Colligan Memorial (1/28/12)
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 July 2014

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