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Moriah Hayes
Other Position: Jumps
Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Dobson
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2013: Indoors, at the MPSF Championships, Hayes had a personal-best mark of 18-0.5 (5.50m) in the long jump, good for 10th place … She also posted a personal-best mark of 36-2.75 (11.04m) in the triple jump at the MPSF Championships … Outdoors, Hayes’ personal-best mark of 18-9.25 (5.72m) in the long jump came at the Willie Williams Classic … At the Pac-12 Championships, Hayes took 12th place with a jump 18-1.75 (5.53m) … Her only triple jump competition was the Willie Williams Classic where she had a mark of 37-10.5 (11.54m).

HIGH SCHOOL: Hayes is a graduate of Dobson High school and was named the team’s MVP her sophomore, junior and senior year … In the 2012 D1 Arizona State Championship, Hayes earned a fourth-place finish in the triple jump and the 4x100-meter relay … For her work in the classroom, Hayes was named to the honor roll. 

PERSONAL: She is the daughter of Ray and Jenny Hayes and was born in Mesa, Ariz. … She has three brothers, Jacob, Isaac and Seth … She also has one sister, Courtney, who was a member of Arizona’s track and field program from 2007-11 … She is pursuing a degree in biology and aspires to be an orthodontist.