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Rebecca Hammar
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atwater, Calif.
High School: Buhach Colony
Major: English
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Career Bests (thru March 28, 2015):

• Discus: 179-11 (54.83m)
• Shot Put: 49-3 3/4 (15.03m)
• Hammer: 174-2 (53.10m)
• Weight Throw: 53-3 1/2 (16.24m)

Stanford Record Book:

• Discus: 5th
• Shot put: 8th
• Hammer: 9th
• Shot put: 9th

2015 Season:

• Placed fifth at the Texas Relays discus at 176-1.

• Competed in three meets in the shot put.
• Had a season best of 45-11 1/4 to place 14th at the Husky Classic.

2014 Season:

• Began season by shattering her personal best in the hammer throw by 16 feet.
• Threw 174-2 at the Outdoor Opener in Berkeley to win.
• Advanced to the NCAA West Prelims in the discus, placing 24th overall at 160-10.
• Placed seventh in the Pac-12 in the discus (a season best 177-6) and eighth in the shot put (48-9 1/2).
• Set personal best in the shot of 49-3 3/4 to place third in the Longhorn Invitational.
• It placed her No. 8 all-time at Stanford.
• Won the Big Meet in the discus and was second in the shot.
• Competed in 10 meets.
• Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.


• Set personal bests in each of her three meets, all in the weight throw.
• Had best of 53-3 1/2 at the Don Kirby Elite on Feb. 14, placing 15th.
• Placed 16th in the weight throw at the MPSF Championships (51-0 3/4).

2013 Season:

• Set a discus personal best of 171-10 in her season debut, at the Outdoor Opener.
• Broke it with a big PB in winning the Big Meet with a 179-11 throw.
• Placed seventh in the discus at the Pac-12 Championships (170-9).
• Was 36th at the NCAA West Prelims (152-0).
• Competed eight times in the discus and five in the hammer.
• Set hammer personal best of 157-8 at the Triton Invitational.
• Also was fourth in Big Meet (155-4).


Did not compete.

2012 Season:

Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas, where she placed 17th in the discus at 164-11.
• Placed among the top 10 in two events at the Pac-12 Championshps.
• Was fifth in the discus at 168-3.
• Placed 10th in the shot put at 44-2.
• Set two collegiate personal bests at the Payton Jordan Invitational: in the hammer throw (146-10) and the discus (170-5).
• The latter was the eighth-longest throw in school history.
• Season-best shot put was 48-9 1/2 at the Stanford Invitational.


• Placed 16th in the 20-pound weight throw at the MPSF Championships, with 50-0 1/2.

High School:

• Earned three podium finishes in the discus at the California state championships, placing third (2009), sixth (2010), and fourth (2011).
• Won Sac-Joaquin Section Masters championships in the shot put (2011, 43-9) and discus (2009, 140-10).
• Had high school bests of 152-1 in the discus (2011 state championship prelims) and 44-7 1/2 in the shot (Arcadia Invitational).


• Majoring in English with a concentration on creative writing.