Eagles look to punch ticket to NCAA XC Championships in Louisville.
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12) New England Steeplechase Champion...NCAA Qualifier in the steeplechase...ACC XC Performer of the Week (10/9). XC: Blazed the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12) course for a PR of 32:18.2, taking 29th overall and scoring first for BC...led the Eagles with a 31st place finish in a PR of 24:22.9 at the ACC Championship (10/29), earning ACC Performer of the Week honors...led BC with a 15th place showing and PR of 25:13 at the New England Championship (10/8)...finished in 15th overall at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/10), opening the year with a time of 23:03 as the Eagles second scorer ... placed first for the Eagles and 18th of 222 overall in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/17) with a time of 25:51.04. Indoor T&F: Posted an 8:36.21 in the 3,00-meter run at the Dartmouth Relays (1/8), before missing the rest of the season due to injury. Outdoor T&F: Qualified the NCAA East Regional steeplechase competition, where he ran 9:25.28 after suffering an ankle injury midrace...won the New England steeplechase in 9:05.90...contested the 3,000-meter SC Championship of America at the Penn Relay Carnival (4/26-28), running a 9:10.15...set a personal record and scored BC's first points with a fifth place finish in the steeplechase at the ACC Championship (4/20) with the fifth fastest time in school history (9:03.51)...ran a 3:59.58 1,500-meters at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7)...took eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31), coming in at 9:23.38.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11) XC: Scored for the Eagles in every meet of the season ... lowered PR by 1:04.5 during the fall ... placed fourth for BC at the IC4A Championship (11/20), coming in at 26:30.5 for 81st place ... the fifth scorer - 110th place overall - for the Eagles at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12), setting a mark of 32:20.7 in his first attempt at the 10K ... came in at 25:34.0 for 61st overall at the ACC Championship (10/30), scoring third for BC ... finished second for the Eagles, taking 40th overall, at the Princeton Invitational (10/16) in a PR of 25:24.30 ... came in 34th overall at the New England Championship (10/9), scoring second for BC with a PR of 25:28. Indoor T&F: Rated as high as first in the DMR (9:57.78) for the Northeast Region...at the ACC Championship (2/25-26), scored BC's only points as the anchor (mile) leg for the DMR - 4:13.62 split -that took seventh in 10:03.04, before leading the Eagles with a PR in the 3,000-meter run at 8:23.64...ran an IC4A standard of 4:10.19 in the mile at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12)...posted an IC4A qualifier and PR of 8:27.18 in the 3,000-meters at the Battle of Beantown (2/4), taking third overall as the lead BC runner...ran the anchor (mile) leg of the DMR that took second in 9:57.78 at the BU Invitational (1/28)...led the Eagles in the Dartmouth Relays (1/9) 3,000-meter run, finishing in sixth with a personal record time of 8:35.20. Outdoor T&F: Placed seventh and scored two points in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a 9:27.17 clip at the New England Championship (5/13-14)...at the ACC Championships (4/21), finished 9th in the 3000-meter steeplechase... Submitted a 14:43.84 in the 5,000-meter run to open the season at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10) XC: Finished 25th overall at the Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational (9/12) with a time of 27:22 (8K)...BC's third finisher (23rd overall) at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic (9/26) with a time of 26:43 (8K)...placed 4th for BC (76th overall) in the Princeton Cross Country Invitational (10/17) with a time of 26:29 (8K)...finished 108th overall at the ACC Men's Cross Country Championship (10/31) with a time of 28:63 (8K). Indoor T&F: Ran a 4:19.92 mile at the BU Invitational (1/30)...came in at sixth place (8:39.91) at the Battle of Beantown (2/16) 3,000m run...placed fourth in the mile at the Harvard Invitational (1/16) with a 4:23.24... took 10th place at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9) 3,000m competition with a time of 8:46.26. Outdoor T&F: Did not compete for BC.
BEFORE BC 2009 Cross Country All-Catholic Champion...2009 All-Catholic Champion in the 800m, 1600m and 3200m...2009 New York Indoor 1600m State Champion...holds school records in outdoor 1600m and 3200m events...also played soccer for Canisius.
PERSONAL Born on December 3, 1990...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...son of David and Susan Hamm... has four siblings named Ben, Joelle, Greg and Kelsey.