1998 NCAA Balance Beam Champion
Four-Time All American
|Vault||9.80||Tiger Invitational (3-14-98)|
|Bars||9.925||Dodge Senior Night (3-19-99)|
|Floor||9.925||NCAA Southeast Region (4-4-98)|
|All-Around||39.50||NCAA Southeast Region (4-4-98)|
- As A Sophomore (1999)
- Summer 1998
Earned spot on U.S. Senior National team with 18th place all-around finish at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships earned a berth in the 1998 U.S. Gymnastics Championships based on her 17th place finish at the U.S. Classic Gymnastics Festival by competing at the U.S. Classic Gymnastics Festival, Hamm became a Senior International Elite gymnast the highest level attainable for a gymnast.
- As A Freshman (1998)
NCAA balance beam tri-champion with a mark of 9.875 shared the title with Georgias Jenni Beathard and Kim Arnold collected a total of four All-America first-team honors at NCAAs the top total of first-team honors ever for a Gator gymnast in a single year top freshman performer in NCAA all-around competition with a total of 39.45 also advanced to the NCAA Individual event finals for the uneven bars (11th/9.30) and floor exercise (t11th/9.85) third in the NCAA Southeast Region all-around competition with a Florida season-best total of 39.50...also set collegiate-best floor mark of 9.925 to tie for fifth in regional competition....used 9.90 bars and beam marks to tie for fourth and fifth, respectively, at the NCAA Southeast Regionals...runner-up in the Southeastern Conference all-around competition (39.40)...member of the All-SEC team and shared the SEC Freshman of the Year award...also took third in the SEC floor and beam competitions with marks of 9.90...in her collegiate all-around debut at the Tiger Invitational, won the evenings title with a total of 39.275 -- the highest total ever by a Gator in their all-around premiere won a total of four balance beam, two uneven bars, and one floor exercise titles in 1998 joined the Gator team on January 6 after graduating early from Waukesha (Wis.) South High School
- Prior To Florida
Took sixth on balance beam and 14th in all-around at the 1997 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Championships....1997 Wisconsin Level 10 all-around, vault, uneven bars and balance beam champion...won beam and bars plus was all-around runner-up in the 1997 Region 4 Level 10 Championships...1996 Region 4 Level 10 all-around champion...fourth in the all-around at the 1996 Wisconsin Level 10 meet...member of the LaFleurs Gymnastics club in Menomonee Falls, Wis., and coached by Greg LaFleur and Tammy Donahue.
Southeastern Conference Championships balance beam runner-up, matching collegiate-best mark of 9.90 won the Dodge Senior Night all-around title with a season-best 39.30 also used collegiate-best marks to win the Dodge Senior Night uneven bars (9.925) and balance beam (9.90) titles turned in season-best floor mark of 9.90 to take third in the SunTrust Invitational slowed this season by November, 1998 surgery to right ankle, but has returned to all-around duties for UF only member of the current U.S. Senior National Team in 1999 collegiate competition...member of the Academic All-Southeastern Conference Honor Roll.