ON HAYES: 2010 Senior Captain ... All-American and All-Conference candidate ... All-around great player ... Can face-off, play defense, play offense, play man-up, play man-down ... Cut from the Brian Jacovina mold ... Very consistent with his effort and has done a great job with his leadership ... Very unselfish ... Shoots the ball very well ... Continues to improve his dodging.
AS A SENIOR IN 2010:
2010 ALL-CAA SECOND TEAM MIDFIELDER
2010 PRESEASON ALL-CAA HONOREE.
2010 Preseason All-New England selection.
2010 TEAM CAPTAIN.
2009 ALL-ECAC SECOND TEAM.
Third on team in points (34) and fourth in goals (20). Tied for second on team in assists (14).
Second to Kyle Smith for team with four man-up goals.
Points in all 14 games of senior season and 16 games in a row overall dating to 2009.
29 career multi-point games in 57 career contests.
Tallied goal and assist in CAA Semifinal at #20 Towson (5/5).
Assisted a goal at #13 Drexel (5/1).
Netted two goals and added an assist for three points in huge win vs. #10 Georgetown (4/24).
Extended point streak to 13 games with goal at Delaware (4/17).
On Senior Day, assisted two goals vs. Towson (4/10).
Two goals and an assist at Penn State (4/3) including team's first goal of game. Had 100th career groundball.
Points in all nine games this season and 11 games in a row overall dating to last season.
Scored go-ahead goal to start 5-0 run in second quarter in huge win over #6 Hofstra (3/27).
Scored and assisted on a goal at Brown (3/23).
Scored and assisted goal vs. Providence (3/16).
Assisted last goal vs. #13 Harvard (3/13).
Two goals and two assists for four points vs. Albany (3/9).
Tallied two goals and had assist for three points at Yale (3/5). Won 4-of-5 late face-offs as UMass made late rally.
Career-high five points on three goals and two assists vs. Hartford (2/20).
Career-best four goals for first-career hat trick at Sacred Heart (2/12). Three goals came on man-up in win.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2009:
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Started all 14 games, finishing fourth on the Minutemen in scoring (17 pts: 6g, 11a) ... The assist mark was second best on the team ... Also scooped up 35 groundballs (second most) and won 69 percent of his face-offs (31-of-45) ... Finished with 60 shots which was second most on the team ... Had points in eight of 14 games on the season (six multi-point games) ... Over last three games, won 20-of-29 (69 percent) at the X ... Scored first goal in four games and added an assist for two points vs. Rutgers (5/3). Also won 3-of-4 draws ... Won season-best 8-of-10 face-offs vs. Fairfield (4/22) ... Took 4-of-6 draws at #5 Georgetown (4/19) ... Career-high four points including career-tying three assists in overtime win vs. Hobart (4/12). Set up Peter McNichols' game-winning OT goal ... Two assists and four groundballs at St. John's (4/5) ... Tallied goal and assist at Penn State (3/29) ... Two groundballs and won both face-offs vs. Loyola (3/22) ... Two points on an extra-man goal and assist at Sacred Heart (3/18). Had four groundballs and won only face-off ... Took seven shots, but didn't score at Brown (3/15) ... Scored a goal, grabbed five groundballs and won 5-of-7 face-offs vs. Albany (3/11) ... Scored first goal of the season vs. Harvard (3/8), also won first face-off of year ... Posted career-best three assists vs. Hofstra (2/23).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Team's Rookie of the Year ... top freshman contributor in 2007 as primary face-off man in addition to running with the second midfield ... had eight goals on 14 shots (57.1 percent), playing all 14 games. Also had four assists for 12 total points ... won 50.6 percent of face-offs, winning 117-of-231 ... second on team in groundballs with 39 ... had a goal in seven of the last 13 games and points in eight of last 12 games ... ripped a goal to open UMass' scoring in finale at Rutgers (5/5), also had five groundballs as he won six face-offs ... Best career-day at face-off X against Fairfield (4/24), winning 14-of-19 (74 percent) ... against veteran Christiaan Trunz of Georgetown (4/21), won 10-of-18 draws and had five groundballs ... named to ECAC Honor Roll on April 16 after Hobart game. ... posted a career-high three points on a goal and two assists at Hobart (4/14). Also won 14-of-27 face-offs and grabbed three groundballs ... Won a career-high 14 face-offs on 20 attempts, for 70 percent against St. John's (4/7), also had first two assists of his career along with career-high six groundballs ... scored a goal in overtime win over Penn State (3/31) ... won 10 face-offs at #11 Loyola (3/24) ... scored a goal, had four groundballs as he won 7-of-15 vs. Sacred Heart (3/20) ... won 9-of-14 vs. Brown (3/17) ... tallied a goal on only shot at Albany (3/13) ... scored for second game in a row at Harvard (3/10), as he won 7-of-20 draws ... first collegiate goals vs. Yale (3/3) on first two shots, winning 7-of-13 face-offs ... began college career winning 8-of-17 draws at Hofstra (2/24) in homecoming to Long Island.
BEFORE UMASS: Played for Joe Baccarella at South Side High School ... Nassau County Midfielder of the Year as a senior ... named All-American and to the All-Long Island first-team ... as a senior posted 36 goals, 28 assists, 98 groundballs and a faceoff win percentage of 66 percent ... over his prep career had 69 goals, 52 assists, 299 groundballs and a face-off percentage of 71 percent ...two-time team captain for the men's basketball team.
PERSONAL: Robert Edward Hayes ... son of George and Linda ... has a sister, Jennifer (23) ... born May 25, 1988 in Rockville Centre, N.Y. ... majoring in Marketing.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots FO FO Pct. GB Pen./Mins 2007 14/14 8 4 12 14 117/231 50.6 39 2/1:30 2008 14/14 6 11 17 60 31/45 68.9 35 0/0:00 2009 15/0 12 14 26 52 5/6 83.3 16 0/0:00 2010 14/14 20 14 34 63 5/7 71.4 15 2/1:00 Totals 57/42 46 43 89 189 158/296 53.4 105 4/2:30