Kalen Hambrick

Kalen Hambrick

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Leesburg, Fla.

High School:
Tavares H.S.

Position:
Throws

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet

03/28/2014

Throwers Kickoff UCF Invitational

Hambrick sets new PR in hammer for third-straight win

01/16/2014

UCF Track and Field to Open Season at Kentucky Invitational

Knights will head to Lexington, Ky. for first indoor test

05/16/2013

NCAA East Region Preliminary Qualifiers Announced

UCF boasts 16 entries in 10 events

05/10/2013

Track & Field Posts 3 Medals, New School Record in Day 1 of C-USA Championships

Anne-Marie Blaney, Precious Ogunleye and Kalen Hambrick all make history for the Knights.

Personal Bests
Hammer Throw: 56.36m/184-11
Weight Throw: 18.61m/61-00.75

2014 (Sophomore):
• NCAA East Preliminary participant in the hammer throw, posting a top throw of 53.52m/175-07
• Finished fourth in The American Outdoor Championship with a mark of 55.04m/180-07 in the hammer
• Broke a personal record by tossing 56.36m/184-11 in the hammer at the UCF Invite
• Set PR in the weight throw at the Terrier Invitational with 18.61m/61-00.75
• Earned points in the weight throw with a mark of 18.60m/61-00.25 at the American Indoor Championships

2013 (Freshman):
• Along with teammate Precious Ogunleye, became UCF's first NCAA East Prelim qualifier in the hammer throw in seven years
• C-USA Outdoor Championships hammer throw bronze medalist
• Recorded a personal-best 54.60m/179-02 to join teammate Precious Ogunleye on the podium as the first throwing duo in UCF history to medal in the same event at the C-USA Championships
• Tossed a personal-best 17.96m/58-11.25 to score points in the weight throw at the C-USA Indoor Championships and help UCF to its fifth overall conference title

Prior to UCF:
• Holds the Tavares school record in the discus with a personal best throw of 142-2
• Emerged as 2011 Class 2A Regional champion in the discus with a throw of 130-02
• At the time she signed with UCF, she was the Central Florida leader in the discus throw and No. 8 in the area in shot put
• Also played middle blocker for the volleyball team all four years
• Completed high school six months early

Personal
• Majoring in Criminal Justice

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