Cal Track & Field BIO
Hillary Hayes
Player Profile:
Hillary Hayes 1251092
Other Position: 1500-5000
Year: Junior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Edison HS
Experience: SQ
  • One of Cal's more experienced distance runner who ranked among the team leaders in the 3000m last year
  • In high school, was a state finalist in the 3200m and earned an invitation to Nike Cross Country Nationals

Sophomore (2011): Set two PRs during the year in the 3000m and 5000m ... top mark in the 3K (10:13.96) - a 12-second improvement - came at the Big Meet, while she also had a time of 17:42.78 in the 5000m ... did not run indoors. Freshman (2010): Ran a season-best 4:48.22 in the 1500m at Stanford and 10:25.13 in the 3000 at the Big Meet in Berkeley. Cross Country: Led Cal in her first race in '09, taking fourth at the Sac State Jamboree ... placed 33rd at the Stanford Invitational and was 97th at NCAA regionals. High School: Earned a berth at the state championships as a senior, where she took fourth in the 3200m in a time of 10:28.79 ... set her PR in the 1600m in 2007 (4:51) ... voted the Edison HS Athlete of the Year as a senior ... a two-time league cross country champion ... finished second in the state cross country race her senior year. Personal: Born June 14, 1990, in Huntington Beach, Calif. ... mother is Karen Anderson and father is Steve Hayes ... grandfather, James Hayes, played football at USC and older brother, Jayson, ran track and cross country at UC Santa Barbara ... received the Character Coalition Award for responsibility and goal-setting from Edison HS, as well as the ABC Award ... media studies major.

Career Best Marks
Event      Mark   Date
1500    4:28.22   March 26, 2010
3000   10:13.96   April 16, 2011
5000   17:42.78   March 25, 2011
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