Hall of Fame induction: 2020
Hamilton was Division I state cross-country champion as a Dickinson senior in 1982, when he also repeated as Blue Hen Conference champion. He was equally adept on the track, winning the Division I 3,200-meter title as a senior, then setting a state record 9:21.3 in the Meet of Champions. He also won the 3,000 at the Greater Philadelphia Coaches meet in 1983 at Penn, clocking a state record 8:39.2 that lasted until 2012. He was also two-time New Castle County champion in the 3,200 and won the 1,600 as a senior. Hamilton ran collegiately at Georgia Tech.