Will be looked as a scoring threat with size at the wing position. As a junior: Came off the bench to provide depth at the wing position... Showed potential as a scorer with nine points against Texas-Permian Basin on Dec. 5, 2003... Played 18 minutes in season opener at TCU on Nov. 22, 2003...Sat out the 2002-03 season due to NCAA transfer rules after transferring to UTA from Sacred Heart University. Prior to UTA: Played freshman (2000-01) and sophomore (2001-02) seasons at NCAA Division I Sacred Heart ... Played in 12 games in 2001-02, coming off the bench in each game... Averaged 1.0 point and 0.4 rebounds per game. High school: Played high school basketball at Alvin High School in Alvin, Texas... First team All-District and All-County selection as a junior and senior... Played in the Texas Top 60 Senior Game held at Baylor University in 1999... Selected to the Greater Houston Senior All-Star Game as a senior after averaging 18.0 points per game... Averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds in the Pasadena Independent School District Tournament. Personal: Born Aug. 31, 1982, son of Carol and Mark Hairfield... Majoring in biology... Maintains 3.15 GPA.
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