Cory Hampshire
Cory Hampshire

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.

High School:
Jefferson

Position:
Distance


2012-13 Track & Field: Participated in the indoor mile run, 3,000-meter run, and distance medley relay team...Recorded a season-best time of 4:42.64 in the mile run at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Finished the men's 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:01.94 at the SPIRE Invitational...Was part of a DMR squad that finished seventh at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 10:31.42...Did not compete in any outdoor events.

2012-13 Cross Country: Competed in seven meet including the only member of the squad to race at the NCAA Southeast Regional...Began his placing 10th at the 5K Seahawk Invitational (16:13.18)...Ran his best 5K time of the season (15:37.5) in placing 18th at the Adidas XC Invitational...Earned third place at the ECU Pirate Invitational (15:50.46)...Timed out at 27:01.89 for 115th place in the gold race at the 8K Charlotte Cross Country Invitational...Ran a 25:58.7 to place 130th at the 8K NCAA Pre-Nationals...Was the team's highest finisher (23rd) in running a season-best and team-best 8K time of 25:38.5...Competed at the 10K NCAA Southeast Regional and took home 133rd place in a time of 32:56.90, an improvement 28 places from his previous 10K placing in 2010 (161st place).

2011-12 Track & Field:
Ran in the men's 3,000-meter run and 5,000-meter run...Recorded a season-best time of 9:07.61 in the 3,000-meter run at Virginia Tech for a 15th-place finish...Posted a time of 9:16.70 at the SPIRE Invitational in the men's 3,000-meter run...Placed 14th in the men's 5,000-meter run at the Penn State National with a season-best time of 15:31.99.

2011-12 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2010-11 Track & Field: Ran in the mile, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs during the indoor season...Also contributed one appearance each in the outdoor 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000-meter run events.

2010-11 Cross Country: Participated in the final six races of the season after missing the opener and won first career race with ECU Pirate Invitational title...Began the year with a 15:47.5 time at the 5K Wolfpack Invitational, good for 15th overall and the 16th-fastest mark in program history...Followed with first meet win, finishing the ECU Pirate Invitational in 26:27.27...Ran career-best 8K at the Greater Louisville Classic, finishing in 25:12.37 to take 105th place...Timed out at 25:48.07 at the 8K Panorama Farms Invitational (43rd place)...Made a 13-spot improvement from 2009 at the Conference USA Championship by taking 28th with a time of 25:24 in the 8K...Ended the campaign with a 34:16.95 time at the 10K NCAA Southeast Regional (161st place).

2009-10: Was a versatile athlete during the indoor season, participating in the mile run, 3,000 and 5,000-meter events...Captured 16th at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:49.84...Finished just inside the top 10 at the C-USA Outdoor Championship in the 10,000-meter run, taking 10th and clocking in at 32:34.29...Took fifth-place at the Georgia Invitational in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:43.60.

2009-10 Cross Country: Ran in all seven of the team's meets, coming in second on the squad and sixth overall at the Seahawk Invitational and placing fifth overall out of 40 at the ECU Pirate Invitational (26:21/8K) ...Checked in sixth overall at the Campbell Invitational with a time of 12:47.8 in the 4K...Time at the Seahawk Invitational (15:35.27) is the ninth-fastest 5K in program history...Finished 32nd of 125 with season-best 8K performance of 25:35 at the Great American Cross Country Festival...At the Penn State Nationals, came in 82nd in the 8K (27:04)...Checked in 41st at the 8K Conference USA Championship with a 27:03.5 time...Ended the year with a 33:28.46 and 129th-place finish in the 10K at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

High School: Four-time regional cross country champion...Two-time All-South Footlocker Team selection...Made the all-state team twice and finished as the runner-up at the state meet as a senior, leading the squad to a 3A second-place finish.

Personal: Born Cory Lee Hampshire...Son of Mike and Delores Hampshire.