UTA will send nearly half of its squad to prestigious event
AT UT ARLINGTON Cross Country Highlights: 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: 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: 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.
Placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the 2011 Canadian Youth Championships.
Placed 10th in the 2000m steeplechase at the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics.
Finished 13th in the steeplechase at the France Youth World Championships.
Was a double gold medalist in the provincial championships in 2012, winning the 2000 meter steeplechase and the 1500 meters.
Also won provincial double gold in 2010 (2000m steeplechase and 3000m).
Was a provincial triple golf medalist in 2009, winning the 1500m, 3000m and 1500m steeplechase.
Took the bronze medal in the steeplechase at the 2009 Canadian Youth Championships.
Has 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.
Full name is Katelyn Taylor Lindsay Hayward.
Is the daughter of Heather and Russ Hayward.
Is undecided on intended 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.