Honors & Awards
Hayes was part of a defensive unit that posted three shutouts on the season, while holding opponents to a goal or less nine times.
Hayes aided in a 2-0 win over New Mexico at home on Aug. 26 that snapped a three-game losing streak. She helped the Huskers post another non-conference shutout when NU beat Southeast Missouri State, 4-0, on Sept. 8 .
Hayes and the Huskers opened Big Ten play with a win over Northwestern for the second straight season with a 2-0 victory on the Wildcats' home field.
Hayes picked up her third career assist in the regular-season finale, as she assisted on Mayme Conroy's team-high 14th goal of the year.
Hayes was a leader on a Husker defense that produced three shutouts on the year, including a pair of shutouts during Big Ten Conference play at Purdue (3-0) and against Iowa (1-0) at the Nebraska Soccer Field. She was also key in a 6-0 shutout of Arkansas early in the season at home.
Hayes notched the first point of her career in an 8-1 win over Northern Arizona on Sept. 4, at the Nebraska Soccer Field when she assisted on Jordan Jackson's fourth goal of the season. Hayes also took a pair of shots against the Lumberjacks, which tied her career high.
Hayes added her second assist of the season at Purdue on Sept. 23. She assisted on Morgan Marlborough's second goal of the game, while Marlborough went on to produce a hat trick in the game and set Husker history as the first player in program history to post hat tricks in consecutive games.
Hayes helped the Huskers put up five shutouts on the year, including consecutive shutouts against Loyola Chicago and Loyola Maryland, as well as IUPUI and Arizona. Overall, the Husker defense held opponents to one goal or less in 12 of Nebraska's 21 games.
Hayes took her only two shots on goal of the season during Nebraska's Big 12 Conference-opening win over Texas, 2-1. The win improved Nebraska's record to 14-1-0 in conference openers.
Hayes' prep career was highlighted by her double-overtime goal that gave the Vikings a spot in the 2010 Class 3 state quarterfinals. She scored nine goals and added 11 assists during her senior season to earn honorable-mention all-state recognition.
As a junior, Hayes helped lead Francis Howell to the 2009 Gateway Athletic Conference South championship, leading the team in assists and ranking second in goals. She was named to the 2009 St. Louis Today All-Metro team and earned first-team all-conference honors.
A four-year letterwinner on the soccer field, Hayes also lettered three times in basketball as the Vikings' point guard. In the classroom, Hayes held a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
Hayes' Career Statistics
Hayes' Career Highs