AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
MPSF All-Academic ... Produced the first of two double-doubles by a Triton on the year vs. Long Beach State (1/5), with a team-high 18 kills to go along with a match-high 15 digs in the 3-2 loss to the seventh-ranked 49ers in the third-place match of the UCSB Asics Invitational ... Both totals were career highs ... Compiled a career-best 11 total blocks, all block assists, in a five-set win at USC (3/16), tying for the fifth-best single-match blocking effort in the MPSF for 2013 ... Six contests with double-figure kills.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2012
MPSF All-Academic ... Started six of 16 matches played, appearing in 38 sets ... Made college debut vs. Loyola (1/11) ... Produced seven kills and season-high eight digs in his first collegiate start at Grand Canyon (1/15) ... Season highs of 13 kills and five total blocks to go along with seven digs in a 3-2 win vs. Cal Baptist (4/12).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
Redshirted the season ... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll at the Silver Level (GPAs 3.300 to 3.499).
A 2010 graduate of Paso Robles High School ... Played four years of varsity volleyball and was a four-time All-Pac 7 pick ... Averaged five kills, two assists, .7 aces and .8 blocks per set ... A career .349 hitter ... A first-team all-league basketball player as well ... Averaged 12 points and just under two blocks per game.
Born July 19, 1992 in Atascadero ... Parents are Dieter and Beverly Hayes ... Both parents played volleyball at Cal Poly ... Has two older sisters, Chelsea and Cori ... Chelsea played volleyball at Saint Mary's and Cal Poly, while Cori played at Fresno State and Cal Lutheran ... International studies major at Roosevelt College ... Career goals include traveling the world and making a difference ... Enjoys backpacking, biking and fishing ... A fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant ... Loves ice cream ... Saving Private Ryan is his favorite movie ... Listens to Buffalo Springfield.