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Hammer Recognized as CoSIDA Academic All-District
 
Chris Hammer is a five-time all-american during his time at Grand Valley State.
 
Chris Hammer is a five-time all-american during his time at Grand Valley State.
 

June 5, 2009

ALLENDALE, Mich. - Grand Valley State senior runner Chris Hammer has been named a CoSIDA Academic All-District IV selection. This year, Hammer earned all-american honors in outdoor track and field with a seventh-place performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Hammer is a five-time all-american.

Hammer finished the 3000-meter steeplechase in 9:11.93 at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, earning seventh place and all-american honors. He has earned all-american status in the steeplechase four times and added another in cross country. He has also received the GLIAC Commissioner's Award for Athletic and Academic Excellence. This season, he was named the Midwest Region Cross Country Athlete of the Year and the GLIAC Cross Country Runner of the Year. He was the 2008 GLIAC Cross Country individual champion and finished fifth in the 5,000-meter run at the 2009 GLIAC Outdoor Championships.

 

 

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