Brittany Hamilton
Brittany Hamilton
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: El Cajon, Calif.
High School: Granite Hills HS
Position: Pole Vault

Brittany Hamilton redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.

Hamilton qualified for her first Big West Championship in the pole vault ... cleared a height of 10-11 (3.33) to finish tied for 15th ... matched her career-best with a vault of 11-1.75 (3.40) at the Steve Scott Invitational (May 2) where she placed 10th ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Cleared an outdoor season-best 11-1.75 (3.40) in the pole vault at the Tommie "Tiny" Lister Classic at Cal State LA (Apr. 25) ... her height ties for the 10th-best mark in Matador outdoor history and is fourth on the Freshman career list ... during the indoor season, qualified for the MPSF Indoor Championships but no-heighted in the final.

Competed in both track and volleyball at Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, Calif. ... was a three-time All-Grassmont South League First-Team selection as a pole vaulter for the Easgles track team ... the track team won the league championship in 2007 ... graduated in 2008 with a 4.2 grade point average.

Born March 1, 1990 in El Cajon, Calif. ... parents are Juanita and James Hamilton ... stepmother is Diane Hamilton ... has four brothers, Darren, Chris, Josh and Anthony ... favorites include the Denver Broncos and former QB John Elway, the TV show "Sex and the City" and the movie "Patch Adams" ... once met The All-American Rejects ... says her sport could be improved by "making the bar electronic so it wouldn't have to be put up after each miss" ... major is Health Education.