Chelsea Hammond
Chelsea Hammond

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elmont, N.Y.

High School:
Elmont Memorial

Height:
5-9

Event:
Multiple Events

Birthdate:
08/02/1983

Major:
Liberal Arts


01/17/2012

Jeannelle Scheper Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week

01/14/2012

Jeannelle Scheper Hits School Record At Virginia Tech

Sophomore high jumper opens 2012 atop the record books

2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll

OUTLOOK: Ended last season with her best jump to finish second at the Jamaican trials...Expected to lead the USC multi. and jump crew, as well as place in the top in the SEC and in the nation in both jumps and multi.

2004: Indoors at the Carolina Big 12 meet finished ninth in the 60mH, fourth in the high jump and second in the long jump ... Finished third at the Kentucky Invitational in the high jump and sixth in the long jump ... At the Meet of Champions in New York finished fourth in the high jump with a jump of 5'8.5" and first in the long jump with 20'0.5" ... Finished first at the USC Invitational in the high jump by cleaning 5'8.7" ... Placed second at the SEC Championships in the pentathlon, eighth in the long jump and fourth in the high jump... Placed fourth in the Pentathlon at the NCAA Championships ... Outdoors, at the Weems Baskin Relays placed first in the high jump and second in the long jump with a jump of 20'9.25" ... At the Florida Relays placed first in the long jump with a jump of 20'11.25" and sixth in the high jump ... At the Sea Ray Relays placed fourth in the long jump... At the Penn Relays placed first in the Long Jump with a jump 21' and finished sixth in the high jump ... At the SEC Championships in Oxford, Miss. placed sixth in the high jump and fifth in the long jump and second in the Heptathlon ... Finished third at the NCAA East Regional in the long Jump.

2003: Indoors, placed third in high jump at the George Mason Early Invitational ... Was runner-up in high jump and third in the pentathlon at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... At the Four-Way SEC Meet tied for second in the high jump and placed third in the long jump ... Won the high jump at the Meet of Champions with a jump of 5'8.75 ... Finished sixth in the pentathlon and seventh in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... Outdoors, finished eighth in the 100m hurdles and second in the long jump at the Weems Baskin Relays ... Set a season-best mark of 5'8.75 in the high jump to finish second ... At the Florida Relays, finished seventh in the heptathlon with 4,826 points ... At the SEC Quad Meet, was the runner-up in the long jump ... Won the long jump at the Sea Ray Relays with a season best jump of 20'7.25 ... Also at the Sea Ray Relays, placed fourth in the high jump ... Set a season-best mark in the 100m hurdles as she placed 14th with a time of 14.38... Also placed seventh at the Orange & Purple Classic ... At the SEC Championships, finished eighth in the long jump and fourth in the heptathlon with a season best mark of 5,022 points ... Finished seventh in the long jump at the NCAA East Regional with a mark of 6.15m/20'2.25 ... Earned first All-American honors of career at NCAA Outdoor Championships, placing 10th in the long jump.

2002: Team's Rookie of the Year during freshman campaign ... During Indoor season, won the high jump at the UNC Early Invitational ... Placed second at the UNC Early Invitational in the long jump ... Also won the high jump at the USC Indoor Invitational ... Finished second and recorded the teams' best mark in the high jump for the season at the Five Way SEC Meet with a mark of 1.73m ... Placed 12th in the high jump, eighth in the long jump at the SEC Championships and 11th in the pentathalon at her first SEC Championships ... Was fifth on USC's all-time long jump list with a mark of 19'9 ... Outdoors, was the runner up in the high jump at the Miami Invitational ... Won the high jump at the Weems Baskin Sprint Relays ... Won the College Division long jump at the Penn Relays ... Placed third in the high jump at the Spec Town Relays ... At the SEC Championships, finished fifth in the heptathalon with 5,009 points - a personal best ... Placed fourth in the long jump at the USATF Outdoor Junior Championships ... Finished outdoor season at No. 2 on the all-time list for the long jump and broke the school record in the high jump at 5' 9 1/2.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Elmont Memorial High School in Elmont, N.Y. ... Lettered in track for five years and basketball for three years ... Team won the 4x400m relay at the AAU Championships and was seventh in the same event at the Junior Olympics ... Fifth in the pentathlon at the National Scholastic Championships and fifth in the 100m at the AAU meet ... State champion in the long jump.

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Date of birth/Location: August 2, 1983/New York

Parents: Earl and Linda Hammond

Major: Sociology

Favorite place to visit: Atlanta

What I want most out of life: A healthy family

Favorite store: Armani Exchange

My most memorable experience: My first time jumping 21 feet to win the Penn Relays.

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