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      Whitney Hammond
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
Girls Preparatory School

Height:
5-11

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

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AS A SENIOR (2013)
CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 4 (2x) last vs. Cal (2/10/12)
Runs: 2 (3x), last vs. Southern Utah (2/7/13)
Hits: 3 vs. Southern Utah (2/7/13)
Hit Streak: 3 games (2x) (2/20/10-3/9/10) & (3/3/11-3/17/11)
RBIs: 1 (6x), last vs. Coastal Carolina (2/16/13)
Doubles: 1 (2x), last vs. LSU (4/15/12)
Triples: 1 vs. Coastal Carolina (2/16/13)
Home Runs: N/A
Walks: 1 (13x), last vs. Alabama (3/8/13)
Stolen Bases: 2 vs. Murray State (3/19/13)
* As of 6/13/13

  • Games Played/Started: 38/11
  • Made six starts in left field, three starts at DP and two starts in center field
  • Hit .219 (7-for-32) with on triple, two RBIs, 12 runs, three walks and three stolen bases
  • Used her smart base running during an errant throw to move up to third base and eventually score the game-winning run vs. Washington (6/1) in Game 5 of WCWS
  • Score a pinch run vs. Florida (5/30) in WCWS Game 2)
  • In final game at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium, stole a base and scored a run vs. Alabama (5/25) in NCAA Super Regionals
  • Scored one run vs. Tennessee State (4/2)
  • Set new career high with two stolen bases vs. Murray State (3/19) and also had a hit and a run
  • Drew a walk and scored a run in win vs. No. 1/2 Bama (3/8)
  • Pinch ran and scored vs. Lipscomb (2/26)
  • Knocked an RBI triple and scored one run against Coastal Carolina (2/16)
  • Hit 3-for-3, scoring two runs, and one RBI in season debut against Southern Utah (2/7). Three hits set new career high
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
  • 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Games/Starts: 42/7
  • Made five starts in left field and two starts in right field
  • Hit .194 (7-for-36) with one double, three RBIs and 10 runs scored. Also stole two bases.
  • Scored as a pinch runner in UT's 8-0 (6) win over Miami (Ohio) (5/19) in the Knoxville Regional
  • Scored as a pinch runner in 8-0 (5) win at South Carolina (4/20)
  • Hit an RBI double and scored a run in UT's 10-2 (6) rout of LSU (4/15)
  • Recorded a hit and drew a walk in 8-0 (6) win vs. Furman (3/27)
  • Scored one run and stole a base in 8-0 (5) win at Arkansas (3/16)
  • Hit a single and scored a run in 6-3 win over Middle Tennessee (3/4)
  • Drove in one run in win 8-0 (6) triumph over ETSU (3/3)
  • Went 1-for-1 in 3-2 win over Hofstra (2/25)
  • Scored a run, drew a walk and laid down a sac bunt in 6-5 win over San Diego State (2/11)
  • Drove in one run, scored and was hit by a pitch vs. Cal (2/10)
  • Went 1-for-3 with a run in 7-0 win over UCSB (2/9)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
  • 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Games/Starts: 38/6
  • Made three starts in left field, two starts at DP and on start in right field
  • Recorded three multi-hit games
  • Scored a pinch run Knoxville Regional game vs. Oklahoma State (5/22)
  • Scored a pinch run in 7-0 win over Georgia Tech (5/21) in Knoxvill Regional
  • Scored a run in 6-5 (8) victory over Georgia to win the SEC Tournament crown (5/14)
  • Went 1-for-1 with one run in 9-1 (5) win over Akansas (5/1)
  • Was a perfect 2-for-2 with two runs and one walk in 7-0 win over Appalachian State (4/13)
  • Recorded a pinch hit in 9-4 win at Georgia (4/6)
  • Scored one run in 5-1 win at Georgia (4/6)
  • Scored pinch run vs. Auburn (4/3)
  • Went 2-for-3 with one double and one run vs. Alabama (3/22)
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs in 16-2 (6) rout of Tennessee State (3/15)
  • Went 1-for-1 with one run and one stolen base in 10-2 (5) win over Georgia Southern (3/6)
  • Recorded a hit and a run in 6-0 win over Evansville (3/3)
  • Scored one run in season debut vs. Southern Utah (2/22)
AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
  • 2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
  • Games/Starts: 34/2
  • Made two starts at DP
  • Scored a pinch run in 3-1 (9) win over Louisville (5/23) in the Knoxville Regional, helping UT advance to the Super Regionals
  • Plated one run in 11-2 rout of Virginia (5/22) in the Knoxville Regional
  • Went 1-for-1 with one run vs. Alabama (5/1)
  • Recorded a single in 10-0 (6) rout of Tennessee Tech (4/20)
  • Had one RBI and one run in second game vs. Western Carolina (4/8)
  • Had one single in first game vs. Western Carolina (4/8)
  • Scored one pinch run in 5-4 win over Georgia (3/20)
  • Totaled one hit, on walk and one stolen base in 9-6 win over Campbell (3/14)
  • Went 1-for-1 with one run in SEC debut vs. Mississippi State (3/9)
  • Went 1-for-2 with one in 12-8 win over Cleveland State (2/21)
  • Recorded a single in 12-2 (5) win over Bradley (2/20)
  • Had one run and one walk in 21-2 (5) dismantling of Weber State (2/20)
  • Stole one base in 4-2 win over Oklahoma (2/14)

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
  • Was a five-time Tennessee State Division II Champion at Girls Preparatory School
  • Played on GPS' 2007, 2008, 2009 Division II AA softball champions and the 2007 and 2008 volleyball titlists
  • Was chosen to the Tennessee State Sports Writers Association (TSWA) All-State Softball Team as well as to the Chattanooga Times-Free Press "Best of Preps" listing for softball as a senior in 2009 after hitting .531 with two triples, 18 stolen bases and 38 runs scored
  • Tabbed to the TSWA All-State Volleyball Team in both 2007 and 2008
  • Played for the winning Volunteer State side in both the 2009 Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Softball and Volleyball Classics, winning Most Valuable Player honors in the latter
  • Played ASA summer ball for Fury Fastpitch out of Chattanooga and was part of the organization's first 18-U ASA National Gold qualifier.
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Whitney Ariel Hammond
  • Born: Sept. 15, 1991, in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Daughter of Dr. John and Dr. Dabrina Hammond
  • Majoring in ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Has two older sisters: Hillary Hammond and Lillian Hammond. Lillian played for the Lady Vols from 2006-09. Also has one younger brother, Dallas Hammond
  • Lists baking and discovering/listening to new music as interests outside softball
  • Was a member of the GPS Honor Roll during all four years of her high school career
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