Kristin Hammel
Kristin Hammel

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Champaign Central

Height:
5-7½

Position:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
05/23/1995

PRIOR TO ISU

Champaign Central High School: Four-time letterwinner in track and field, two-time letterwinner in volleyball...Four-time state qualifier in the pole vault and first female in school history to qualify for state in the pole vault...Notched back-to-back eighth-place finishes at state in the pole vault, earning All-State accolades...Holds the outdoor pole vault record of 11-00 as well as the indoor record of 10-00...Named the Seely Johnson Most Outstanding Female Athlete...Two-time Most Valuable Jumps award winner...News-Gazette Honorable Mention Athlete of the Year as a senior...Three-time News-Gazette All-Area Track team honoree...Earned the IHSA Academic Achievement award as a junior.

Personal: Born 5/23/95...Parents are Steven and Colleen Hammel...Has one sibling Kyle...National Honor Society member...Plans to major in exercise science.