2014 Class Brings Diverse Athletic Backgrounds from Across the Country to Illinois
Named the Greater Spokane League (GSL) conference MVP as a senior in 2013 ... Helped her team to a fourth-place finish at Washington High School State Cup in 2013 ... Three-time GSL first-team All-League selection (2011-13) ... GSL honorable mention selection as a freshman in 2010 ... Two-time Mead High School MVP (2012-13) ... Three-time WIAA Interscholastic Award winner (2011-13) ... Started all four years and earned four varsity letters in soccer and two varsity letters in track and field ... Was an Olympic Development Program (ODP) Region IV pool player in 2009 and took second place at the Nike Friendship event ... Was a semifinalist at the 2010 Region IV ODP Championships.
Born Sept. 4, 1995 ... Parents are Nate and Kim Hammond ... Has two older siblings ... Plans to major in kinesiology ... Hobbies outside of soccer include camping, snowboarding, four-wheeling and hiking ... Her mom most influenced her athletic career by always being there and supporting her ... Her parents influenced her career by allowing her to travel and play soccer at a competitive level while allowing her to pursue her dreams and college.