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Garett Hammond
Garett  Hammond

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chambersburg, Pa.

High School:
Chambersburg

Weight:
165

Position:
165

Experience:
So.


08/12/2016

Student-Athletes Approved for Summer Graduation Boosts Yearly Total to 156 Receiving Diplomas

Sixteen graduates this weekend include student-athletes from 12 teams

03/11/2016

NOTES: Penn State Ready for NCAA Championships in NYC

Sanderson's Lions head to Madison Square Garden, seeking fifth title in last six years

02/29/2016

NOTES: Lion Wrestlers Ready for B1G Championships

Sandreson's squad heads to Iowa seeking fifth B1G title in six years

02/17/2016

NOTES: Nittany Lions host Oklahoma State Sunday for NWCA Dual Meet Title

Dual set for 5 p.m. in sold out Rec Hall, airs live on the Big Ten Network!

02/10/2016

NOTES: Nittany Lions at Lehigh Friday, Host Michigan State Saturday

Saturday night's dual in Rec Hall to serve as Senior Night for Penn State

Sophomore Garett Hammond emerged as a starter at 165 for Penn State last year and will be in the hunt for a starting spot again in 2015-16. The Chambersburg native notched more than 20 wins last year, including a thrilling win in Penn State's BJC dual against Iowa in February. Hammond was an Academic All-Big Ten selection and a national first team NWCA All-Academic honoree. Parents: Lori and Mark Hammond -- Major: Public Relations.

Lion Career

2014-14:#19 final coaches ranking/#15 final RPI...beat Lehigh's Santiago Martinez on 11/9 in Nittany Lion dual debut...posted perfect 6-0 mark with two pins, a tech and a major to claim ESU Open crown on 11/16...13-4 major over Clarion's Slade Horner on 11/22....went 4-1 to take seventh place at the Nittany Lion Open on 12/6...majored Maryland's Tyler Manion on 12/11 in Big Ten dual debut...sparked Penn State in its 20-15 win over Virginia Tech with dominating 17-2 tech fall over Chris Moon on 12/19...went 2-2 with a major at Southern Scuffle on 1/1-2...dropped close matches to #4 Taylor Walsh (6-9 dec.) and #6 Bo Jordan (6-10 dec.) on 1/9 and 1/11...last second takedown to beat #7 Nick Moore of Iowa 4-2 in front of sold out BJC crowd on 2/8.
Big Ten Championships (2-3, DNP): Went 2-3 at first Big Ten Championship tournament on 3/7-8

2013-14:
Hammond went 29-7 as an unattached wrestler, collecting nine pins, seven tech falls and four majors in the process. He ended the year seventh on the team in total victories and third in pins.

High School/Personal:
Garett Hammond comes to Penn State after an outstanding career at Chambersburg High School in Chambersburg, Pa. Hammond was a two-time state champion, having won last year and in 2012 and was runner-up as a sophomore. The true freshman left Chambersburg with an outstanding 125-14 career record. Hammond projects at 157 or 165 as a collegiate grappler. Hammond was ranked No. 70 overall by Intermat after his senior year.

2013-14 Red Shirt Season
Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2014-15 23-12 9-6 (5-4) 14-6 (2-3/0-0) 3-1 3-0 6-2 33
Career 23-12 9-6(5-4) 14-6 (2-3/0-0) 3-1 3-0 6-2 33

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