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Katelyn Hayward
Katelyn Hayward

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Victoria, British Columbia

High School:
Mt. Douglas Secondary

Event:
Distance


04/19/2013

T&F: School marks established at Mt. SAC

Hayward's steeplechase time sets school record

04/18/2013

T&F: Women post two top-5 school marks in 1500m

Hampton and Nilsson have strong efforts at Mt. SAC

04/17/2013

T&F: Track teams head west for a pair of meets

Prestigious Mt. SAC Relays on the docket for Mavericks

03/29/2013

T&F: Three top-5 school times posted at Texas Relays

Relay teams busy on Friday in Austin

03/26/2013

T&F: Strong Mavericks contingent to head south for Texas Relays

UTA will send nearly half of its squad to prestigious event

AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights:
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:
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:
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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