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Katelyn Hayward
Katelyn  Hayward

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Victoria, British Columbia

High School:
Mt. Douglas Secondary

Event:
Distance


05/15/2016

T&F: UTA wins four individual titles, one relay at SBC meet

Maverick men finish fourth and women fifth at league championships.

05/14/2016

T&F: Hayward breaks school steeplechase record at SBC meet

Final day of the Sun Belt Conference Championships set for Sunday.

05/12/2016

T&F: Mavericks brace for Sun Belt Outdoor Championships

Meet set for Friday through Sunday in Lafayette, La.

03/26/2016

T&F: Great day at UTA as Bobby Lane Invitational returns

Alumni return to see strong performances from Maverick athletes.

02/06/2016

T&F: Sales steals show in College Station

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.

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