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Abigail Hampton
Abigail  Hampton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portland, Mich.

High School:
Portland

Position:
Varsity

05/31/2017

Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2017 Spring Season

In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.

04/20/2017

Boston-Bound Rowers Prepare for Two Races

MSU looks to draw on HOCR experience.

03/23/2017

Rowers Open Big Ten Season at Rutgers

Spartans Face Top-10 Crews In Princeton Saturday

03/10/2017

Rowers Open 2017 At Oak Ridge

Spartans look for early success in Tennessee

05/13/2016

Big Ten Championship Awaits Spartans in Indianapolis

Rowing starts Saturday with semifinals

2017: A 2017 Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Opened the season with in the varsity four at the Oak Ridge Cardinal in the varsity four, posting a pair of third-place finishes in the first two sessions (3/11). Was behind Virginia and Notre Dame in a time of 7:51.070 in the morning, and behind Minnesota and Clemson (7:54.263) in the afternoon ... On Sunday at Oak Ridge (3/12), was fourth behind Virginia, Michigan, and Tennessee in a time of 7:56.439 ... Competed at Rutgers in a pair of untimed 500- meter pieces (3/24)... In the varsity four, rowed at Princeton with Brown in the day after the B1G opener (3/25). Finished third behind No. 10 Princeton and No. 5 Brown in a time of 8:03.6 ... In the third four, raced twice on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. (4/22-23) against several Boston-area crews, and started the weekend with a convincing win (7:40.709) over two entries from Radcliffe and one from Northeastern ... Took a win in the Sunday race (7:37.0), outpacing Radcliffe by 19 seconds (7:56.2) and nearly a full minute ahead of Radcliffe's fourth varsity four (8:31.6) ...

2016: Split a pair of races against Michigan at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in the second novice eight, besting the Wolverines by nearly a length in the morning session (7:21.9-7:25.4), and falling to UM in a time of 7:52.7 later that day ... Posted a great effort in a pair of three-boat races against Michigan and Rutgers at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/3) in the second novice eight races in Princeton, NJ, winning the first race over Michigan by four seats and the host Scarlet Knights by open water (7:29.3), and opening up the margin over the Wolverines to 15 seconds in the second session ... Took a commanding victory from host Ohio State in the second novice eight race in Columbus (4/24) , clocked in a time of 6:58.4 -- more than 20 seconds ahead of the Buckeyes ... At Michigan (4/30), finished a length behind the host Wolverines, clocked in a time of 7:16.9, compared to 7:12.9 for UM ... At the Big Ten Championships (5/15) in Indianapolis, was a part of the second novice eight entry that finished fifth (7:06.559) ...

Prior to MSU: Attended Portland High School in Portland, Mich. ... Finished in third place at the Lansing Rowing Sprints in the 1000m sprint as a senior ... As a junior, finished in third place in the novice 500m sprint at the Lansing Rowing Sprints ... Also was a two-year letterwinner in softball.

Personal: Born May 28, 1997 ... Daughter of Gilbert and Trisha Hampton ... Plans to major in psychology and criminal justice ... Father, Gilbert, and sister, Alexandra, attended MSU.

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