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Sara Hammond

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mt. Vernon, Ky.

High School:
Rockcastle County

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

Experience:
3L


01/24/2015

No. 4 Women's Basketball Faces Miami (Fla.) on Sunday

The Cardinals and Hurricanes are tied with two other teams in the ACC for first in the league race.

01/22/2015

No. 4 Women's Basketball Upset by No. 17 Florida State, 68-63

Sara Hammond led the team with 19 points in loss to the Seminoles.

01/21/2015

No. 4 Women's Basketball Travels to No. 17 Florida State

Louisville's game against the Seminoles mark the Cardinals' fourth game against a top-25 team this year.

01/18/2015

Hammond Leads No. 4 Louisville Over Virginia, 67-55

The Cardinals dominated 52-24 in the paint.

01/17/2015

No. 4 Women's Basketball Takes on Virginia on Sunday

The Cardinals have won eight straight and hold a 4-0 record in ACC play.

01/22/2015

No. 4 WBB vs. No. 17 Florida (USATSI)

No. 4 WBB vs. No. 17 Florida (USATSI)

01/18/2015

LOUISVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL v VIRGINIA

Louisville Women's Basketball v Virginia

01/18/2015

No. 2 Louisville vs. Virginia

USATSI Photos women's basketball -- 1/18/15

01/14/2015

LOUISVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL v NORTH CAROLINA STATE

Louisville Women's Basketball v North Carolina State

01/14/2015

Women's Basketball vs. NC State

NCAA Womens Basketball: North Carolina State at Louisville (USATSI)

Junior Year (2013-14): Named to the WBCA All-Region I Team ... earned first team all-American Athletic Conference accolades ... started all 38 games, averaging 10.4 points and 5.9 rebounds ... shot 51 percent for the season, including a 50.6 percent clip in conference play that ranked as fifth best in The American ... posted five double-doubles during the year ... had double-digit rebounds on five occasions, with a season-best 12 versus SMU ... scored 16 points on 8-of-13 shooting versus Idaho in the NCAA Tournament second round, marking the 24th time that year reaching double figures in points ... recorded 12 points and 11 rebounds versus Rutgers for the fifth double-double of the year ... tied a career best with 22 points against UCF ... also tied a career best with nine field goals against the Knights ... had double-digit points in the first four games, including 20 against Quinnipiac ... was named MVP of the Preseason WNIT.

Sophomore Year (2012-13): Saw action in 37 games, with 36 starts ... recorded eight double-doubles on the year ... ... led the team in rebounding with 6.4 boards per game ... ranked second on the team in scoring with 10.8 points per game ... named to the all-tournament team at the Hardwood Tournament of Hope ... scored double figures in 22 games ... pulled down double-figure rebounds in eight games ... ranked second on the team in free-throw percentage, connecting on 80.6 percent ... tied for the team lead with 34 blocks ... ranked fifth in the conference in free throw percentage ... scored a career-high 22 points against St. John's ... tied a career high with 13 rebounds against Texas A&M and DePaul ... set a career high with four steals against Rutgers and Cincinnati.

Freshman Year (2011-2012): Played in 32 games, starting in six ... finished the season ranked fifth on the team in free-throw percentage, connecting on 73.1 percent ... tied for fourth on the team with 45 offensive rebounds ... finished the year averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds ... opened the season against Missouri State with career highs in points (13), rebounds (13), and blocks (four) ... made all four free throws against Connecticut en route to scoring 10 points and adding five rebounds ... netted 12 points against Syracuse.

High School: Played four years at Rockcastle County High ... finished career as school's all-time leading scorer with 2,121 points ... ranked fourth all-time in blocked shots and ninth all-time in rebounds for the KHSAA ... named a McDonald's All-American, the first player from the state of Kentucky to earn the honor ... also named a Parade All-American and a third team USA Today High School All-American ... tabbed an honorable mention WBCA All-American ... honored as Kentucky Miss Basketball in 2011 ... named a Courier-Journal first team all-state selection as a junior and a senior ... selected Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year and the Herald-Leader Player of the Year in 2011 ... ranked as the No. 12 player in the nation by ESPN HoopGurlz ... averaged 16.2 points, 12 rebounds, and connected on 57.5 percent from the field as a senior ... led Rockcastle County to three regional titles and a state championship as a senior ... averaged 15.3 points and 10.3 rebounds and had 120 blocks as a junior ... shot 59 percent from the field and 77 percent from the free throw line as a junior ... recorded a quadruple double in junior year, amassing 18 points, 17 rebounds, 12 blocks, and 10 steals ... blocked five shots in McDonalds All-American game, tied for third most in the game's history ... named WYMT Player of the Year for Regions 12-13 in 2010 and 2011 ... garnered Blue Chip Camp MVP honors in 2007 and 2008 ... earned all-state honorable mention honors as a sophomore.

Personal: Daughter of Eddie and Roxanne Hammond ... born on April 13, 1993 ... majoring in exercise science.


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