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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 end of 2014 collegiate season):
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

2014 Season: Outdoors - 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. Indoors - 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: Outdoors - 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). Indoors - Did not compete.

2012 Season: Outdoors - 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. Indoors - 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).

Personal: Majoring in English.