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).
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.
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."