Cal Track & Field BIO
Eugene Hamilton III
Player Profile:
Eugene Hamilton III 1801437
Position: Mid-Distance
Other Position: 800-1500
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Bishop O'Dowd HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Eugene Hamilton III’s TFRRS Profile (for top performances and meet results)

2015: Made his indoor season debut at the New Mexico Team Invite, finishing fourth in the 600-meters (1:22.65) and helped the men's 4x400-meter relay place seventh (3:18.99) ... Finished seventh in the 800-meters (1:49.82) and helped the distance medley relay clock the fourth best performance on Cal's All-Time Performers List (9:33.81) to place second at the MPSF Championships in Seattle ... Made his outdoor season debut at the California Outdoor Opener in Berkeley on 3/7 in the 4x4, helping the Bears finish third (3:16.43) ... Won the 800-meters at the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational (1:49.96) and also ran the 1500-meters in 3:53.97 ... Captured the title in the 800-meters at the Tri Meet against Michigan and Virginia in Berkeley in 1:49.17, which at the time was a PR ... Won the 800-meters at the Big Meet on the campus of Stanford (1:48.98) ... Improved on his 800-meter time for the third consecutive meet at the Payton Jordan Invite at Stanford, finishing second (1:48.90) ... Placed fifth at the Pac-12 Championships in Los Angeles in the 800-meters with a PR time of 1:48.18 in the final, which ranks him ninth on Cal's All-Time Performers List ... Just missed qualifying for the NCAA Championships by finishing 13th at the NCAA West Prelims in Austin in the 800-meters (1:48.90).

2014: Did not compete during the indoor season ... Made his collegiate debut on 3/8 at the Calfornia Outdoor Opener with a second place finish in the 800-meters (1:51.81) and the 4x400-meter relay (3:14.98) ... Placed third in the 800-meters at the Tri-Meet vs. Virginia and Michigan on 4/4 with a time of 1:52.18 and second in the 4x400-meters with a mark of 3:19.58 ...  Nearly set a new PR in the 800-meters with a time of 1:51.63 at the Big Meet on 4/12 and was part of the 4x400-meter relay team who placed second with a mark of 3:15.52 ... Placed seventh at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge on 4/26 in the Lon Spurrier 800-meters when he clocked a time of 1:51.80 and also was a part of the second place 4x400-meter relay team with a time of 3:16.33 ...  Finished 15th in the prelims of the Pac-12 Championships in Pullman, Wash. on 5/17 in the 800-meters with a time of 1:52.10.

High School: Attended Bishop O'Dowd HS in Oakland, Calif.

Personal: Also competes for the cross country team at Cal.

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