Batchelor on Hayward: "Hard worker with a great attitude who I will expect to challenge for playing time and add to the overall work ethic of the team."
High School: Was named all-city first team for three years (2007-09) ... Earned league MVP honors in 2009 ... Named All-State Division V First Team also in 2009 ... Team was undefeated in the league all four years of high school and city champions as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Team was runner up in the region in 2009 ... Had career highs of 33 points and 10 rebounds ... In the classroom, was a four-year Honor-Roll student ... Earned Math Student of the Year award in 2008 and Best Math Student in Class of 2009.
Personal: Born Sept. 21, 1991 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Daughter of Dorcas and Luther Hayward ... Has one brother Miles ... Major is Biology ... Pregame routine includes listening to her iPod ... Personal best athletic achievement was winning the city championship three consecutive seasons ... Most influential person is her brother, he's always looked up to her and wanted to do what she does ... best non-athletic achievement is earning an "A" in AP Calculus for two semesters ... Upon graduation, she plans to enter the medical field ... Favorite saying is "Circumstances don't make the woman, they reveal her" ... Hobbies include shopping, talking on the phone and hanging out with friends ... Favorite book is Coming of Age by Lorri Hewitt ... Favorite movie is "Titanic" ... Personal goal for the season is to help the team win the MEAC championship ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is to make the NCAA tournament.