2012 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Played in three games as a freshman, seeing minutes against #7 Boston University (9/18), Vermont (9/21) and #1 Syracuse (10/11).
Before UMass: Received a first team all-area nod as a senior at Glens Falls High School ... Was First Team Foothills in 2011, second team in 2010 and honorable mention in 2009 ... Helped the Indians to a state semi-finals showing in 2010 and four appearances in sectionals ... Tabbed Post Star Hidden Hero as a freshman in 2008 ... Totaled 31 points as a senior on 13 goals and five assists ... Over four-year career registered 20 goals and 12 assists ... Participated in club-level field hockey with the ADK, CNY and BC Cyclones programs ... Part of USA Futures Program from 2008-2012 and Futures Level I in 2011-12 ... Won the National Futures Championship, National Club Championship and a N.Y. Empire State Games bronze medal ... Also played two years of varsity lacrosse for Glens Falls.
Personal: Born Hannah Elizabeth Hayward on Oct. 14, 1993 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. .. Is the daughter of Brian and Karen Hawyward ... Has two siblings, Sarah and John ... Cousin, Dave Strader, a UMass graduate ('77) is a sportscaster for the NHL on NBC.
Tagliente on Hayward: "When I first met Hannah, two things came to mind - attitude and student of the game. Hannah has taken her game to a new level over the past few years with her commitment and dedication to simply playing the game. Her attitude and enthusiasm for competing and self-improvement are admirable and rare. She is an outstanding athlete with solid fundamental skills on both sides of the ball. Hannah will contribute on the forward line and in the midfield."
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