Sara Hammond
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Sara Hammond

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mt. Vernon, Ky.

High School:
Rockcastle County

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

Experience:
HS


06/08/2014

Hammond, U.S. 3x3 Team Win FIBA World Championship

Sara Hammond and the U.S. went 9-0 to win the gold medal.

06/07/2014

Hammond, U.S. Women's 3x3 World Championship Team Cruise to Semifinals

Sara Hammond has helped lead the team to double-digit victories over six of its seven opponents.

03/23/2014

Louisville Women Roll Past Idaho, 88-42

Cardinals advance to third round

03/03/2014

No. 3 Louisville Falls to No. 1 UConn, 68-48

Cardinals shoot 37.7% from the field in loss.

02/16/2014

No. 4 Louisville Tops Memphis, 82-66

Henderson Scored a Career-Best 19 Points

04/01/2014

Louisville vs. Maryland (USATSI)

Louisville vs. Maryland (USATSI)

03/30/2014

Women's Basketball Vs. LSU - NCAA Semifinals

NCAA Women's Basketball- Semifinals (USATSI)

03/29/2014

LOUISVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PRACTICE & MEDIA| NCAA SWEET 16

Louisville Women's Basketball Practice and Media | NCAA Sweet 16

03/25/2014

LOUISVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL v IOWA | NCAA SECOND ROUND

Louisville Women's Basketball v Iowa | NCAA Second Round

03/23/2014

LOUISVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL v IDAHO | NCAA FIRST ROUND

Louisville Women's Basketball v Idaho | NCAA First Round

Sophomore Year (2012-13): Saw action in 37 games for the Cardinals ... Scored a career-high 22 points against St. John's ... Also tied a career-high with 13 rebounds against Texas A&M and DePaul ... Recorded eight double-doubles on the year ... Set a career high with four steals against Rutgers and Cincinnati ... Set a career-high with four assists against Tennessee State ...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.

Freshmen Year (2011-2012): Saw action 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 ... Opened the season against Missouri State with career-highs in points (13), rebounds (13), and blocks (four) ... Recorded a career-high in minutes played against Eastern Kentucky University (27) ... Made all four free throws against Connecticut en route to scoring 10 points and adding five rebounds ... Netted 12 points against Syracuse ... Finished the year averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds.

High School: Played four years at Rockcastle County... Finished her high school career as Rockcastle County's leading scorer with 2,121 career points...Also finished ranked ninth all-time in rebounds for the KHSAA...Also ranked fourth all-time in blocked shots in the KHSAA...Averaged 16.2 points, 12 rebounds and connected on 57.5 percent from the field her senior year...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...Named an honorable mention All-American by the WBCA...Named the 2011 Kentucky Miss Basketball...Named a Courier Journal First Team All-State selection her junior and senior years...Named 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... Led Rockcastle County to three regional titles and a state championship her senior year...Averaged 15.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and had 120 blocks as a junior...Shot 59 percent from the field and 77 percent from the free throw line her junior year... Recorded a quadruple double her 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)...Named Blue Chip Camp MVP in 2007 and 2008...Earned all-state honorable mention honors her sophomore year.

Personal: Birthdate is April 13, 1993...Parents are Eddie and Roxanne Hammond...Major is exercise science.


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