Alfaro Earns WCU's First Runner of the Week Honor Since 2008
2007: Placed 12th in the Southern Conference Championships with a time of 25:51 which was the top finisher for WCU for that meet. He also placed 7th in the Citadel Invitational with a time of 26:35.35.
2006-2007: Finished 14th at the Clemson Cross Country Invitational...Finished 34th at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic, with the 3rd best time on the team... Finished 48th at the SoCon Championships with a time of 27:40...Ran a personal best 1,500-meter in a time of 4:11.
High School: Two year varsity runner ... As a senior, ran 16:34 in the 5K In his senior year he was All-State in Cross country.
Track: Posted career bests in the 1600 (4:30) and 800 (1:59) as a senior ... Was all-conference in track as a junior, and was also a member of the 4x800-meter relay state champions ... Was All-state in track and 4x800-meter relay state champs as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Stephen Ray Hammond ... Son of Tom and Marianna Hammond ... He has two younger brothers, Michael and Brian.