Tim Hammer
Tim Hammer

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wayne, Mich.

High School:
Wayne Memorial

Weight:
149

Birthdate:
07/30/1986


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
2007-08 11-14 1-6 0-1 3 Totals 54-39 1-10 0-5 8