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#21 Victoria Hayward
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mountain View, Calif.
High School: Mountain View

At Washington

Career Firsts:
Hit
: Feb. 11, 2011 vs. UC Riverside in Las Vegas, Nev., 2B
Double: Feb. 11, 2011 vs. UC Riverside in Las Vegas, Nev.
Triple: March 2, 2012 vs. Delaware in Stockton, Calif.
Home run: March 9, 2013 vs. New Mexico in Seattle, Wash., solo HR
Stolen base: Feb. 20, 2011 vs. San Diego St. in San Diego, Calif.

Career Highs:
Hitting Streak
: 13, March 16 – April 10, 2012 (.455, 20x44, 14 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 4 stolen bases, 3 walks, 4 strikeouts)…Also an 11 game hitting streak, February 21 – March 9, 2013 (.568, 21x37, 17 runs scored, 2 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 10 RBI, 5 stolen bases, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts, 1 hit by pitch)
At-Bats: 5 (6x), last: March 15, 2014 vs. Utah
Runs Scored: 4 (2x), last: April 27, 2014 at Oregon State
Hits: 4, April 21, 2013 vs. Stanford
Doubles: 1 (20x), last: May 17, 2014 vs. Northwestern (NCAA Super Regionals)
Triples: 1 (7x), last: May 30, 2013 vs. Nebraska in Oklahoma City, Ok. (WCWS)
Home runs: 2, April 21, 2013 vs. Stanford
RBI: 4 (2x), last: Apri l, 2014 at SeattleU
Stolen Bases: 3, February 19, 2012 vs. UC Davis in San Diego, Calif.
Walks: 3 (2x), last: February 14, 2014 vs. Southern Illinois at Tempe, Ariz.
Strikeouts: 3 (2x), last: June 2, 2013 vs. Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Okla. (WCWS)
Hit By Pitch: 1 (10x), last: March 24, 2014 vs. UCLA

2014 (Senior): Earned first-team All-America from the NFCA ... also an NFCA Division I All-Pacific Region first-teamer ... named both first-team All-Pac-12 and honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 ... named to the College Sports Madness All-America third team ... picked for the preseason watch list for the USA Softball Player of the Year ... chosen by the Pennsylvania Rebellion with the 19th overall selection in the 2014 National Pro Fastpitch Draft ... led the Pac-12 with 28 stolen bases ... finished the season ranked fifth in the Pac-12 with a .414 batting average ... also fifth in on-base average (.513) ... didn't commit an error in 2014 ... started all 52 games for the Huskies and led the team in at bats, runs, hits and steals ... stole 16 games over her 22 Pac-12 starts ... started all 52 of the Huskies' games in center field ... began the year by hitting safely in the first seven games, collecting multiple hits in five of those ... 2-for-5 in the season-opener vs. Baylor ... in a four-game stretch from Feb. 9 vs. UC Davis through Feb. 14 vs. San Jose State, went 9-for-12 with eight runs scored ... 3-for-4 with three runs, three RBI, a homer and a walk vs. the Spartans ... three walks and three runs vs. Southern Illinois ... 3-for-4 Feb. 20 vs. LSU ... had a single, two walks and two stolen bases March 2 vs. UTEP .. doubled in back-to-back games vs. Michigan and Wisconsin, part of a 10-game hitting streak that included the start of conference play ... after that streak was broken, went on a tear in the Pac-12, notching multiple hits in eight of 11 games, all but one of them against conference foes ... went 19-for-37 (.514) over that run ... 3-for-4 with a double, a walk and four RBI in the April 1 win at SeattleU ... 3-for-4 in the following game, April 10 at Stanford ... 2-for-4 with a double, a steal and two RBI two days later vs. the Cardinal ... had two hits in each of the Arizona State games ... 2-for-2 with two walks, two steals and four runs scored April 27 at Oregon State ... four runs, four hits and two RBI in the regular-season-ending series at California ... 4-for-9 with two RBI and three runs in the three NCAA Regional victories ... also had hits in each of the first two Super Regional games at Florida.

2013 (Junior): Named First-team All-Pacific Region…Named First-team All-Pac-12…Earned Second-team All-Pac-12 academic honors…Started all 62 of the Huskies’ games…Made 60 starts in right field…Made 2 starts in centerfield…One of four Huskies to start every game…Led the team in batting with a .372 average, hits with 73, runs with 57, triples with 6, stolen bases with 22, and sacrifice hits with 12…Started all 6 games of the Paradise Softball Classic in Honolulu…Named to the All-Tournament team; went a combined 8-for-22 at the plate, with 4 runs scored, 2 RBI, 2 walks, and 3 stolen bases…Went 2-for-3, with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 walk in game one vs. Saint Mary’s…Started all 5 games of the Campbell/ Cartier Classic in San Diego…Went 1-for-3, with 1 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 walk in game one vs. Notre Dame…Went 2-for-3, with 1 RBI and 1 stolen base in game two vs. Kentucky…Started all 5 games of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif. in right field…Went 2-for-2, with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, 1 walk, and 1 stolen base in game three vs. Illinois…Went 2-for-5, with 3 runs scored in game four vs. Georgia…Started all 4 games of the Colorado State Tournament in Fort Collins, Colo. in right field…Went a combined 8-for-14 at the plate, with 6 runs scored, 1 triple, 2 RBI, and 2 stolen bases…Went 2-for-2, with 2 runs scored, 1 triple, 1 stolen base, and 1 walk in game one vs. Brown…Went 3-for-4, with 3 runs scored, 2 RBI, and 1 stolen base in game three vs. Nebraska-Omaha…Started all 5 games of the Husky Softball Classic in right field…Went 3-for-4, with 1 run scored, 1 double, 1 triple, 4 RBI, and 1 HBP in game one vs. Hawaii…Went 3-for-3, with 3 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run, 3 RBI, and 1 walk in game three vs. New Mexico…Started all 5 games of the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif. in right field…Went 2-for-3, with 2 runs scored, 1 walk, and 1 stolen base in game 5 vs. Pacific…Opened Pac-12 play at Arizona, starting all 3 games in right field…Went a combined 7x12, with 5 runs scored, 1 triple, 1 home run, 1 RBI, 1 walk, and 2 stolen bases in the series…Went 3-for-4, with 3 runs scored, 1 home run, 1 RBI, and 1 stolen base in game three…Started all 3 games vs. Oregon in right field…Started all 3 games at UCLA in right field…Went 1-for-5, with 1 run scored, and 1 double in game two…Started all 3 games vs. Oregon State in right field…Went 3-for-4, with 2 runs scored in game two…Started all 3 games at Arizona State in right field…Started all 3 games vs. Stanford in right field…Went 4-for-4 with 2 home runs in game two … Started all 3 games at Utah in right field …Went 2-for-4, with 4 runs scored, 1 triple, 1 walk, and 1 stolen base in game two…Went 2-for-4, with 1 run scored in game three…Started all 3 games vs. Cal in right field…Went 2-for-4, with 2 runs scored and 1 stolen base in game one…Went 1-for-4, with 1 run scored in game two…Went 1-for-3, with 1 run scored in game three…Started all 3 games of the NCAA Regionals in right field…Went 1-for-2 in game two vs. Hawaii…Went 1-for-3 with 1 run scored in game three vs. Hawaii…Started both games of the NCAA Super Regionals vs. Missouri in right field, going a combined 4-for-6, with 1 run scored, 1 double, 1 home run, and 2 RBI…Went 2-for-4, with 1 double and 1 RBI in game one…Hit the eventual game-winning home-run in the first inning of game two, finished the day at the plate 2-for-2, with 1 home run…Started all four games of the Women’s College World Series in right field…Went 1-for-1, with 2 runs scored, 1 triple, 3 walks, 1 stolen base in game one of the WCWS vs. Nebraska…Went 1-for-3 in game two vs. Tennessee, recording one of the Huskies’ two hits…Started a 4-run rally in the 6th inning of game three vs. Michigan with a leadoff single, finished the day at the plate 1-for-4, with 1 run scored.

2012 (Sophomore): All-Pac-12 second-team ... Academic All-Pac-12 second-team... led the team in runs scored (49) and sacrifice hits (5) ... played in all 58 games, starting 54, mostly in the outfield ... second on the team in at bats and third in hits ... hit first or second in the lineup much of the season ... her.333 BA in conference play was tied for the team lead ... had a 13-game hitting streak from Mar. 16-Apr. 10, with a BA of .455 during the streak ... second on the team with 21 steals and was not caught stealing all year ... struck out only twenty times over 166 at bats on her way to a .408 OBP, ranking fourth on the team.

2011 (Freshman): Named to the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team ... appeared in 51 games with 43 starts in the outfield and at first base ... batted .287 collecting 35 hits in 122 at bats with 23 runs, two doubles and nine RBIs ... owned a .303 slugging percentage and .351 on-base percentage ... led UW freshmen in putouts (86) ... started 18 and appeared in all 21 Pac-10 games ... batted .216 and collected 11 hits in 51 at-bats with six runs and one RBI in Pac-10 play ... owned a 1.000 fielding percentage with 25 putouts and two assists in Pac-10 games ... had single-game season/career high at-bats (four, five times), runs (two, three times), hits (three), doubles (one, two times), RBI (three), and walks (two) ... had a five-game hitting streak (3/22-4/3) ... singled and scored to take the lead in the second of a 17-13 win over UNLV (2/12) ... had three RBIs in win vs. UCR (2/13) ... co-led the team with three hits vs. Cal State Fullerton in the Cathedral City Classic (2/26) ... hit a single, converted a double steal with Taylor Smith, then scored in the last game of a sweep over New Mexico (3/6) ... scored the game-ending run in win over previously unbeaten USC Upstate (3/11) ... scored the winning run in game one of the series vs. Oregon (4/2) ... led the team with two hits in the Huskies' 2-1 victory over No. 12/9 California (4/9).

High School/Club
Carried a 4.4 grade-point average at Mountain View High School ... a three-year captain of the softball team ... two-time All-State ... a four-time All-De Anza League selection ... 2010 League MVP ... MVHS Female Athlete of the Year ... Under Armour All-American ... Mercury News Senior of the Year ... Palo Alto Daily News Player of the Year ... a three-time MVHS Team MVP ... her senior year she batted .452 with a .518 OBP, .748 slugging percentage and 23 stolen bases ... in the circle, had a 0.87 ERA with 210 strikeouts in 153 innings pitched ... a member of the Junior and Senior Canadian National Team ... joined former Husky Danielle Lawrie and current Husky Jenn Salling on the Canadian National Team in the summer of 2009, becoming the youngest player ever named to the National Team ... played for Team Canada in the Canada Cup, KFC World Cup and Pan-Am Championships ... played for the Sorcerers club team, which won the 2009 ASA 18-and-under Gold National Championship ... a three-year varsity soccer player, being named an all-league defender twice.

Personal
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada ... parents are Karen and Rick Hayward ... has a younger brother, Kristian ... contemplating a career in pediatric medicine ... chose Washington over Stanford, Northwestern, Princeton and Penn ... has former teammates that play at Georgia Tech, Syracuse and Oklahoma.

Coach Tarr on Hayward
"We were lucky to find Victoria Hayward a bit late in the recruiting process this summer when she played with Danielle Lawrie and Jenn Salling for the Canadian National Team. She's a tremendous student who will be able to achieve greatness in some of the toughest academic programs here at UW. Victoria's speed and versatility at the plate will be game-changing at this level."

Hayward on why Washington
"I chose Washington for its long-standing tradition of academic excellence and commitment to providing academic support to athletes. I also chose it for the spectacular campus, the quality of the softball program and the opportunity to play for Coach Tarr and her coaching staff at the highest level of college softball."

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