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2014-15: First Team Capital One Academic All-District • unanimous First Team All-Centennial • First Team NABC All-Mid Atlantic and Second Team D3hoops.com All-Mid Atlantic • started all 30 games, averaging 15.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.50 assists per game • led team in scoring, minutes (961) and ranked second in assists • shot 43.3 percent from the field, 40.6 percent from three and 85.0 percent from the free throw line • ranked second in the Centennial Conference in three-point field goals (78), third in free throw percentage, fifth in free throws (96), sixth in scoring, seventh in assists and 13th in assist to turnover ratio (1.7) • punched up 17 points with three assists in season-opening win over Lebanon Valley • earned MVP honors after pouring in 22 points and handing out three assists versus Keuka in Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title game • named Centennial Conference Player of the Week (11-17) • finished with 14 points, five boards and two steals in loss to Alvernia • poured in 20 points, with four three-pointers, two assists and two steals in win at Ursinus • finished with 16 points in loss to Franklin & Marshall • punched up game-high 20 points, including 1000th of career, drained five three-pointers and handed out a career-high-tying seven assists in win over Muhlenberg • featured in Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd” • led team with 16 points and five helpers in win over 13th-ranked Centre • scored a game-high 18 points in win at Washington & Lee in W&L Holiday Tournament title game • named W&L Tournament MVP • chipped in 13 points in win over Kenyon • scored team-high 19 points, handed out six assists and hit 200th career three-point field goal in win over Hood in Blue Jay Invitational title game • named to Blue Jay Invitational All-Tournament Team • poured in game-high 24 points, going 7-of-9 from the field and 6-of-8 from three-point, with four assists and two steals in win at Haverford • scored game-winning three at the buzzer to beat the Fords • handed out five assists in win over Swarthmore • finished with nine points and five assists in win over fourth-ranked Dickinson • added 13 points and two assists in win at Washington College • broke the school career record for three-point field goal attempts at Washington College • scored 18 points and handed out a pair of assists in win at Muhlenberg • scored a team-high 19 points, while going 8-of-8 from the free throw line, in win over McDaniel • chipped in 12 points, all from three-point, in win over Haverford • punched up 15 points with six rebounds in win at 16th-ranked Franklin & Marshall • poured in a game-high 22 points with six rebounds in come-from-behind win at Swarthmore • finished with second straight 20-point game in win over Gettysburg • handed out four assists in win at McDaniel • scored game-high 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds in win over Washington College • broke school record for career three-point field goals versus the Shoremen • finished with 12 points and four boards in win over Gettysburg in CC semifinals • poured in a game-high 29 points and handed out three assists in NCAA First Round win over Keene State • broke school record for free throw attempts (15) and made (13) in an NCAA Tournament game vs. Keene State • chipped in 16 points in NCAA Second Round win over Skidmore • punched up 20 points and set school tournament record with six three-pointers in NCAA Sweet 16 at fourth-ranked Babson.
2013-14: Started 28 games and averaged 31.7 minutes per game • led team in scoring (13.8), field goal attempts (311), free throw percentage (.855), minutes played • ranked second on team in field goals made (125), free throw attempts (83), free throws made (71), steals (32) and defensive rebounds (88); ranked third in rebounding (3.4) • ranked fourth in the CC and 53rd in the nation in free throw percentage • ranked eighth in the CC in scoring, 12th in steals and 14th in three-point field goal percentage (.371) • named First Team All-Centennial Conference • named Capital One Academic All-District First Team • poured in career-high 36 points (13-18 FG, 7-11 3FG, 3-3 FT) while also grabbed four rebounds and three steals in win over Moravian • set Blue Jay Invitational tournament records for points and three-point field goals made • fourth highest point total in school single-game history • finished with 14 points with two steals despite suffering from flu-like symptoms in loss to Wesley • named to Blue Jay Invitational All-Tournament Team • led team with 11 points and grabbed a career-high four steals at #21 Alvernia • poured in a game-high 24 points with three steals in win over Ursinus • scored 11 points, dished two assists and grabbed two steals in win at Franklin & Marshall • finished with two assists and three steals in win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps • led team with 19 points at Muhlenberg • punched up 17 points with three helpers versus Case Western • named to Juniata Holiday Tournament All-Tournament Team after posting first career double-double with 19 points and a career-high 11 boards • also swiped a career-high five steals versus the Patriots • scored 13 points, grabbed four boards and handed out two assists in win over Haverford • scored game-high 14 points and four rebounds in win at Swarthmore • scored 11 points in win at Ursinus • handed out a career-high seven assists in win over Washington College • punched up 21 points and earned Wall-O’Mahony MVP honors in win over Muhlenberg • scored a team-high 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in loss at McDaniel • chipped in 12 points in win at Haverford • handed out four assists in win over Franklin & Marshall • scored a game-high 24 points with five rebounds in loss to Dickinson • led with a game-high 20 points in win over McDaniel • scored team high 15 points and handed out two assists in win at Washington College • chipped in nine points with two assists and three steals in CC Semifinals win over Franklin & Marshall • went 6-of-6 from the free throw line in CC title game win over Dickinson • scored 13 points with four rebounds in NCAA Tournament loss at Virginia Wesleyan.
2012-13: Named Honorable Mention All-Centennial Conference • started all 26 games and averaged a team-best 32.4 minutes per game • led team in scoring (12.2), field goal attempts (247), three-point field goal percentage (45.4), three-point field goal attempts (141), three-point field goals made (64), free throw percentage (89.7) and steals (27) • ranked second in field goals made (100), total rebounds (95) and defensive rebounds (91) • led the Centennial in three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage • ranked 16th in the conference in scoring • three-point field goal attempts and made are fifth most in school single-season history • hit five triples to finish with 15 points and grabbed two steals in win at Haverford • poured in a then career-high 21 points in win at Goucher • scored 15 points in win at Gettysburg • dished out three assists and grabbed three steals in overtime loss to Dickinson • finished with 11 points, three boards and three steals at McDaniel • chipped in 10 points in win over Muhlenberg • dished out a career high five helpers with two steals at Hampden-Sydney • pulled a career-high eight rebounds in win over Eastern • had streak of 11 straight games with at least one made three-pointer snapped in win over Marymount • punched up 13 points with five rebounds and two assists in double-overtime loss to Ursinus • scored 12 points with two assists in win at Swarthmore • went 3-of-5 from downtown in win over Haverford • poured in a game-high 21 points with a career-high five three-pointers in double overtime loss to Franklin & Marshall • also handed out two assists, swiped three steals and blocked a shot in 46 minutes against the Dips • scored career-high 22 points in win at Dickinson • scored 11 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished two assists in win at Washington College • scored a game-high 18 points with six rebounds and two helpers in win at Muhlenberg • led team with 17 points, with 15 of those coming in the second half, in win over Swarthmore • poured in 20 points with five rebounds and two steals in win over McDaniel • had streak of 10 straight games with a made three-pointer snapped in loss at Ursinus • chipped in nine points and one block in loss at Franklin & Marshall • scored the game-winning three with 11 seconds left and finished with 11 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals in win over Washington College • notched fifth 20-point game of the season, finishing with 21 points in loss to Dickinson in Centennial Conference Semifinals.
2011-12: Played all 26 games and averaged 17.8 minutes per game in rookie season • tied for fourth on team in scoring (7.0 ppg) • shot 36.8 percent from the field, 35.1 percent from three-point and 93.8 percent from the free throw line • also grabbed 1.7 rebounds per game and doled out 30 assists • led team in three-point field goal attempts (114) and made (40) • ranked 13th in the CC in three-point field goal percentage and eighth in three-point field goals made • made collegiate debut in win at Goucher, chipping in five points with two boards • added eight points in win over #15 St. Mary’s • went 3-of-5 from downtown with two assists in win over Haverford • chipped in five points with two assists in win over Gettysburg • hit three triples and grabbed three rebounds in come-from-behind win at Dickinson • scored a then season-high 16 points against #10 Cabrini • followed that with 11 points in win over Berry • went 3-of-4 from downtown, grabbed three rebounds and dished a pair of assists against CCNY • pulled down a season-high six rebounds with two assists and two steals versus Hood • punched up a career-high 18 points with six boards at Ursinus • had streak of nine straight games with a three-pointer snapped against Swarthmore • drained a pair of three-pointers and handed out a season-high three assists at Haverford • chipped in 10 points with four rebounds and two assists against Dickinson • finished with eight points in win at Gettysburg • finished with eight points with two assists and two steals in win at Swarthmore • scored seven points with two assists in win over Ursinus • chipped in 10 points in win at Washington College.
Personal: James Hammer • son of Craig and Patricia Hammer • father played basketball at Rider • helped Germantown to back-to-back state championship games as a sophomore and junior • named honorable mention all-area as a junior • earned second team all-state, conference MVP, second team all-county and first team all-conference honors after averaging 20 points per game as a senior • Patriot Ambassador • on marketing committee for Relay for Life • member of JHU SAAC • member of Hopkins AND1 tutoring and mentoring program • majoring in economics with a minor in entrepreneurship and management.