Kayla Hammerberg
Kayla  Hammerberg


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Upper Arlington

Freestyle, Butterfly


Athletics Good Stuff

January 7-14, 2013


No. 15 Buckeyes Down Wright State

Ohio State improves to 5-1 in 2012-13 campaign

At a glance: Will add depth for the Buckeyes in sprint freestyle and butterfly events.

Background:A product of the Upper Arlington High School swim program, which is headed by Dan Peterkoski ... a 15-time All-American, Kayla served as team captain as a senior ... qualified for the state championships all four years ... helped guide the team to state championships from 2007-11 ... broke state records in the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay ... also played water polo at Upper Arlington ... team won state championships in 2008 and 2011 ... picked up all-state and All-America honors in water polo ... lists breaking the state 200 medley relay record as a freshman as her greatest sports thrill ... would like to pursue a career in business ... daughter of Sue and Chris Hammerberg ... has a younger brother, Ethan.