Kalen Hambrick

Kalen  Hambrick

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Leesburg, Fla.

High School:
Tavares H.S.

Event:
Throws

05/20/2016

Road to NCAAs

Eleven UCF student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA East Regional next week in Jacksonville, Florida.

05/12/2016

Setting the Pace

Anne-Marie Blaney won the 10k, giving UCF the team lead after day one of the AAC Outdoor Championships

04/23/2016

Blaney Breaks Another

Anne-Marie Blaney broke the Knights 5,000-meter run record at the Jesse Owens Invitational.

04/09/2016

Running Away with the Win

UCF ran away with a dual-meet victory over Illinois Saturday afternoon, 326-158

04/08/2016

Just Getting Started

The Knights grabbed two top-five finishes Friday in Miami

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

2015
• 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

2014
• 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
• 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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