2007-08 (Junior): Split time starting at 149, finishing the season with an 11-14 record ... Recorded four major decisions ... Pinned Indiana's Ryan Rodriguez in 2:21 and Lindenwood's Skyler Scott in 1:20 at the EMU Open ... Went 2-2 at the MSU Open, including an 8-0 major decision over Edinboro's Joe Bockmore ... Recorded his third fall of the season against N.C. State's Josh Langholtz in 4:02 ... Picked up four wins at the Penn State Open, two by major decision ... Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships, earning a 13-2 major decision against Nebraska-Kearney's Ryan Etherton.
2006-07 (Sophomore): Wrestled at 141 and 149, going 4-2 and 14-13, respectively, for a combined record of 18-15...Went 2-1 in falls, pinning Lock Haven's Will O'Donnell in 1:06 at the MSU Open and Wyoming's Charles Fournier in 2:29 at the Glen Brand Open...Earned most points in two matches at Cleveland State Open, posting two 8-2 wins en route to fourth place....Also placed fourth at the Glen Brand Open, going 4-2...Competed in three dual matches, Ohio State, Minnesota and Indiana.
2005-06 (RS Freshman): Was among the team leaders in victories with 25...Was tournament champion at the Edinboro Open with a 4-0 record...Took fourth at the EMU Open and fifth at the MSU Open in consecutive weekends...Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships...Competed in his first career dual meet Feb. 19 against Minnesota's Manuel Rivera.
2004-05 (Redshirt): Redshirted...Went 10-5 in open competition...Recorded three falls en route to a third-place finish at the Muskegon Open...Led all Spartan freshmen in falls with five...Won six consecutive matches at the Muskegon Open and MSU Open.
PREP: Finished career with a record of 134-29...Two-time all-state selection...Lost only two matches as a senior, recording numerous technical falls...competed in Nationals both as a junior and a senior...Also lettered in soccer and tennis.
PERSONAL: Son of Garth and Nita Hammer...Born July 30, 1986...A psychology major.
HAMMER'S CAREER RECORD Season Overall Duals Big Ten Pins 2004-05* 10-5 0-0 0-0 5 2005-06 25-10 0-1 0-1 3 2006-07 18-15 0-3 0-3 2
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