21  Tom Hammonds
Tom Hammonds


Crestview, Fla.

High School:
Montrose Christian (Va.)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200



Scouting Report
Emerged as one of the top young guards in Conference USA last season ... Is the Pirates' most consistent perimeter shooter ... Led ECU in three-point field goals made, attempted and had the team's best percentage when dialing long distance ... Has the desire and ability to become a superb defensive player ... Ended his freshman campaign by averaging 11.4 points per game over the last five contests.

As a Freshman (2004-05)
Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team after averaging 8.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Started 19 of 28 games played, including the final 10 of the season ... Netted double figures in 11 games, scoring a career-best 16 points on three occasions ... Tied the ECU record for most three-point field goals made without a miss by drilling four at home against Charlotte ... Hit the game-winning shot with 1:06 to play versus Charlotte at home ... Came off the bench to score 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting, 4-of-5 from three-point range, in the season opening victory against Pepperdine ... His four three-point field goals made versus Pepperdine were the most by an freshman in an ECU debut ... Made multiple three-point shots in eight games ... The Pirates were 2-0 when he led them in scoring, netting 16 at home against Charlotte and 16 at UAB ... Made 6-of-7 field goal attempts at UAB, including 3-of-3 from beyond the arc ... Tallied five steals against St. Andrews ... Handed out a season-best four assists twice.

High School
Averaged 11.6 points per game as a senior ... Led his team to a 25-4 record and a National Association of Christian Schools championship, netting 24 points in the title game ... Earned all-state honorable mention honors at Crestview High in Crestview, Fla. before transferring to Montrose ... Coached by Stu Vetter.

Son of former Georgia Tech All-American and NBA veteran Tom Hammonds... His father is his most admired athlete and person ... Hobbies include fishing and riding motorcycles... Mother's name is Carolyn and has two siblings, Keelan and Kaison ... Born December 1, 1985.