Laura Hayes
Position: Freestyle
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
High School: Sage Ridge

Freshman (2012-13): Set a personal best in the 100-Free (53.41) and 200-Free (1:53.59) at the Brown Invite…Finished second in the 100-Free (54.13) against Vermont…Set a best in the 200-Back (2:13.41) at the Dartmouth Invitational.

Before Dartmouth: Three-time captain and Most Valuable Swimmer at Sage Ridge ... Claimed the Nevada State championship in the 100 free during the 2009-10 season ... Also claimed the 100 free regional championship as a sophomore and junior ...  Three-time first-team all-regional selection in the 100 and 50 free ... Claimed the Northern Nevada Regional Female Swimmer of the Year (4A) ... Two-time selection to the NIAA All-State Academic team ... Also participated in cross country ... Was a member of the regional and state championship teams in 2008-09.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Anne Hayes ... Has two brothers ... Interested in working on The D staff as well as participating in outdoor activities.


Hayes' Top Times

Event Times
100-yard Freestyle 53.41
200-yard Freestyle 1:56.86
500-yard Freestyle 5:08.57
1,000-yard Freestyle 10:53.85
1,650-yard Freestyle 18:11.28
200-yard Backstroke 2:13.41
200-yard Individual Medley 2:12.21