Senior smashes school record in high jump; Henry sets women's mark in same event.
AT UT ARLINGTON Cross Country Highlights: 2015 • Was named to the South Central All-Region team after finishing 19th at the regional meet in College Station with a 6k clocking of 20:36.1. • Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors after an eighth-place showing at the league meet (18:21.2). • Placed among the top five at the Longhorn Invitational and the Gerald Richey Invitational. • Took 11th place (20:54.5 in 6k) at the Texas A&M Invitational to give her five top-20 finishes in six meets.
2014 • Named first-team All-SBC after placing fifth at the league meet with a 5k time of 17:16.5. • Was the team's top finisher, helping the Mavericks to their first conference title since 2001. • Placed 56th at the NCAA South Central Regional, finishing the 6k race in 21:54.4. • Had top-10 finishes at the Bear Twilight Invitational and UTA Season Opener.
2013 • Earned third-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors. • Placed 14th at the Sun Belt Conference Championships with a 5k time of 18:44.5. • Grabbed a top-10 finish (eighth) at the UTA Season Opener (18:37.6). • Finished 70th at the NCAA South Central Regional in 22:40.7.
2012 • Participated in just two meets on the year due to injury. • Placed 38th at the WAC Championships with a 5k time of 18:56.62. • Began the campaign with a 16th-place finish at the UTA Season Opener (11:41.7).
Indoor Highlights: 2016 • Was the runner up in the mile run at the Sun Belt Conference Championships to earn first-team all-league honors (4:57.18). • Was second in the mile at the Texas A&M Team Invitational (5:04.57).
2015 • Placed sixth at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the 3000 meters to score three points for the Mavericks. • Her 9:55.77 in the 3000m at the league meet ranks as the fourth-fastest time in school history • Won the mile run at the adidas Classic (4:58.45).
2014 • Ran the mile in four meets on the year. • Had a season-best time of 5:02.35 in an eighth-place showing at the Sun Belt Conference Championships. • Took fifth in the mile at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (5:04.49).
2013 • Was named Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year. • Won the mile at the WAC Championships with a time of 4:55.48, which ranks as the third-fastest clocking in school history. • Also placed fourth in the 3000m (10:09.48) to score a total of 15 points for the Mavs at the league meet. • Finished third in the mile at Iowa State's Bill Bergan Invitational (4:55.50).
Outdoor Highlights: 2015 • Sat out the 2015 outdoor track season.
2014 • Was the runner up in the 3000m steeplechase at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 10:36.84. • Set the school record in the steeplechase with her league meet time. • Placed fifth in the 1500 meters at the SBC Championships (4:39.01). • Won the steeplechase (10:50.12) at the Bobcat Classic.
2013 • Was the runner up in the steeplechase at the Western Athletic Conference Championships, earning first-team all-league accolades. • Had a time of 10:45.90 at the WAC meet, finishing just .06 out of first place. • Finished 11th in the 3000m steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays with a school-record clocking of 10:48.03.
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON • Is a three-time Canadian Youth National 2000m steeplechase champion (2010, 2011, 2012). • Owns the Canadian Youth Championships meet record in the 2000m steeplechase set in 2011. • Had personal-best times of 6:44.34 in the 2000m steeplechase, 4:33.77 in the 1500 meters and 9:55.40 in the 3000 meters. • Placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the 2011 Canadian Youth Championships. • Placed 10th in the 2000m steeplechase at the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics. • Was a provincial triple gold medalist in 2009, winning the 1500m, 3000m and 1500m steeplechase. • Also won provincial double gold in 2010 (2000m steeplechase and 3000m). • Was a double gold medalist in the provincial championships in 2012, winning the 2000 meter steeplechase and the 1500 meters. • Took the bronze medal in the steeplechase at the 2009 Canadian Youth Championships. • Finished 13th in the steeplechase at the France Youth World Championships.
PERSONAL • Full name is Katelyn Taylor Lindsay Hayward. • Is the daughter of Heather and Russ Hayward. • Is an education major. • Graduated with honors from Mount Douglas Secondary School. • Mother played basketball and volleyball at the University of Manitoba. • Was a national-level competitive swimmer before switching focus to track.