Hamm high jumps to NCAA 2nd-team honors

Iesha HammPhoto courtesy Cal State Fullerton

Titan high-jumper Iesha Hamm earned an 11th-place finish in the high jump at the NCAA Track and Field Championships iin Austin over the weekend.

Hamm cleared 5-10 (1.78m) to become a Second-Team All-American. She cleared the opening bar of 5-7 (1.70m) on her first try, then 5-8.75 (1.75m) and 5-10 on her second attempts before going out at 5-11.25 (1.81m).

She was the first Titan to ever compete at the NCAA Championships in the event. Hamm broke her own school record at the Big West Championships with a 5-11.25 (1.81m) clearance, good for a first-place finish, making her the first Titan to ever win a conference title in the high jump.