Kalen Hambrick

Kalen  Hambrick

RS Senior

Leesburg, Fla.

High School:
Tavares H.S.



Kalen for Queen

UCF thrower Kalen Hambrick is blending worlds as a student and athlete while serving on Homecoming Court


Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team


Academic Accolades

The Knights’ track and field team placed six on the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team


Twice By a Hair

UCF earned spots at NCAA Championships in 4x100 relay and 200 meters


Hambrick Leads Knights Thursday at AAC

Kalen Hambrick placed third in the hammer with a new personal records

Personal Bests
Hammer Throw: 57.17m/187-06
Weight Throw: 19.01m/62-4.25

• Competed in the hammer throw nine times during the outdoor season
• Qualified for the NCAA East Region Preliminaries and threw a personal best 57.17m/187-06 to place 14th overall, narrowly missing an opportunity to advance to the NCAA Championships
• Placed third at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships with a mark of 56.67m/185-11
• Won the hammer at three meets during the outdoor season (Black & Gold Challenge, USF Tri Meet, UCF Twilight)
• Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors

• Threw a personal best 19.01m/62-4.25 in the weight throw at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championship
• Placed second at the AAC Championship in the weight throw to earn Second Team All-Conference honors
• Won the weight throw at the Joe Donahue Games

• 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

• 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

• Majoring in Criminal Justice

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