|High School:||Mount St. Charles Academy|
HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years of varsity baseball as a pitcher and centerfielder at Mount Saint Charles Academy ... Named team captain his senior season ... Earned team MVP accolades in 2008 ... Three-time first team Rhode Island High School Coaches Association selection (2007-2009) ... Three-time All-Division pick (2007-2009) ... Finished high school career with a 20-0 record as a pitcher, tallying 206 strikeouts, a school and state record ... Also registered school single-season records in ERA (0.76), strikeouts (76) and batting average (.494) ... Recorded the school's top number of strikeouts in a game (16 in the 2009 State Championship Game), leading the team to its first state championship title in 75 years ... Two-time All-State honoree ... Rhode Island Division II MVP (2008) ... 2009 Rhode Island Division II Player of the Year ... Louisville Slugger High School All-American (2009) ... Rawlings Perfect Game Northeast Region All High School Senior Team (2009) ... Graduated within the top 10 percent of his high school class with a 3.89 GPA.
PERSONAL: Son of Mark and Laura Hayward ... Father is the former head baseball coach of Dean College ...Has two brothers, Garrett and Nolan ... Majoring in Environmental Science.