12 - Sarah Hayes
Sarah Hayes
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beaufort, SC
High School: Battery Creek
Position: G
As a Junior in 2004-05: Received First Team All-Ivy honors, starting in all 27 games...Named an ESPN The Magazine District I Second Team Academic All-American...Named Co-MVP of the team while also receiving the Defensive Spark and Hustle Awards...Ranked fourth in the Ivy League with 14.4 points per game...Averaged a team-high 15.4 ppg in Ivy play...Led the Ivies with 2.9 steals per game...Second on the team in rebounding with 6.2 per game...Fourth in the League with 2.6 offensive boards per contest...Ranked in the top ten of seven different statistical categories in the Ivy League...Scored in double figures in all but four games, including 18 straight...Posted a career-high 23 points on 2/18 at Penn, going 12-13 at the free throw line...Recorded a career-high six steals against Cornell on 2/4...Tallied 10 or more points along with seven or more rebounds in 11 games, including six straight...Pulled down ten rebounds against Stony Brook on 12/29...Named to both the Brown Classic and Sun & Fun Classic's All-Tournament Teams...Named the Ivy League Player of the Week twice (1/16, 2/7)...Posted back-to-back 22 point, five steal performance.

As a Sophomore in 2003-04: Earned an All-Ivy Honorable Mention, playing in 27 games, starting 26...Led the team and seventh in the league in rebounding with 6.9 per game...Fourth in the league in offensive rebounds with 3.07 per game...Second in the league in steals with 2.04 per contest...Fourth on the team in scoring with 10.2 points per game...Averaged 11.4 ppg in league play...Scored a career-high 22 points in a one point loss to Columbia on 2/7/04...Scored double-figures in 16 games, including six straight...Recorded a team-high four double-doubles...Pulled down a career-high 13 boards, including nine offensive, at Navy on 1/8/04...Tallied five steals in three games...Dished out a career-high eight assists against Lehigh on 1/20/04...Named to the UAB All-Tournament Team...Received the Hustle Award for the second year in a row.

As a Freshman in 2002-03: Named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, averaging 10.0 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.2 steals per game...Also named All-Ivy Honorable Mention as well as to the Ivy League All-Rookie Team...Named MVP of the team along with Tanara Golston...Received the Hustle Award as the player who gave the most extra effort both physically and mentally on the team...Played and started in all 27 games...Ranked 19th overall and third among freshman in scoring in the Ivy League...Tied for ninth and first among rookies in rebounding in the league...Her .507 shooting percentage ranked fourth in the Ivy League and first for the Bears...Third overall in the league and second on the team in steals...Also ranked second on the team in assists...Recorded a season-high 16 points five times...Pulled down a season-high 12 rebounds in a 83-72 win over Penn on 2/15...Posted a season-high seven assists vs. Yale on 1/25 and a season-high five steals against Columbia on 2/21...Five-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week selection.

High School: A graduate of Battery Greek High School in Beaufort, SC...Played basketball all four years earning a letter each year...Also a four year letter winner in softball...Captain of her basketball squad for two years...Four-Year All-Region selection...Region 6 Player of the Year...Averaged 19 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals and two assists per game for her career...Holds school record for most career points with over 1,700 scored...Participated in both basketball and softball all-star games...All-State in both basketball and softball...Played for Team Florida USA, touring Denmark, Finland, and Sweden...Member of the National Honor Society, Interact and Student Government.

Personal: Sarah Ann Hayes is the daughter of Joseph and JerryAnn Hayes...Has a sister Jessica ... A member of the National Honor Society, Interact and Student Government...Her cousin, the late Bob Hayes, won a Super Bowl Title with the Dallas Cowboys in 1972 and won an Olympic Gold Medal in 1964 in the 100 meter dash... Would like to create a Women's Sports Magazine...Concentrating in Psychology and History.

Career-Highs:
Points:23, vs. Penn (2/18/05)
Rebounds: 13, vs. (1/8/04)
Assists: 8, vs. Lehigh (1/20/04)
Steals: 6, vs. Cornell (2/4/05)
Blocks: 2, vs. Harvard (2/7/03)

2004-2005 Season Highs:
Points: 23, vs. Penn (2/18/05)
Rebounds: 10, vs. Stony Brook (12/29)
Assists: 6, vs. Winthrop (12/4)
Steals:6, vs. Cornell (2/4)
Blocks: 1, two times