Women's Water Polo

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    Brittany Hayes
    Brittany Hayes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Santa Ana, Calif.

    High School:
    Foothill HS

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Utility

    Experience:
    3V

    THIS SEASON: Brittany Hayes enters her final season at USC, carrying with her 165 career goals to rank her No. 6 all-time at Troy... Boasting one of the most dangerous left hands in the game, she brings national team experience and smarts to the Trojan roster.

    2006: Hayes led USC in scoring for the third straight season and was a candidate for the Peter J. Cutino Award... Scored 55 goals as a junior, tallying goals in 28 of USC's 30 games with a team-best 19 multiple-goal games... Named MPSF Player of the week after back-to-back hat tricks against Stanford and San Jose State... Named to All-American, All-NCAA Tournament and All-MPSF second teams... Named an Academic All-MPSF Scholar-Athlete.

    2005: Hayes was USC's leading scorer as a sophomore with 51 goals... Led the Trojans in scoring six times, registering five three-goal games... Named to All-MPSF First Team and First Team All-America...Named First Team All-NCAA Tournament.

    2004: As a 2004 freshman, Hayes led the Women of Troy in scoring with 59 goals... Named to the All-NCAA Tournament First Team, as well as being named Most Valuable Player, after registering three goals and four assists in the title match... Earned All-America Second Team and All-MPSF All-Freshman honors... Scored a team-high three goals in a 9-5 first-round match win against UC Santa Barbara at the MPSF Championship... Scored a season-high four goals on April 10 in a 13-4 win at Arizona State.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Hayes is a member of the U.S. National Team, which recently won gold at the 2006 Holiday Cup... Will compete with Team USA in Australia at the 2007 World Championships in March... Was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team, winning the gold medal at the 2005 FINA Junior World Championship and a silver medal at the 2003 FINA Junior World Championship.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Hayes was named Co-CIF Player of the Year in her senior season at Foothill High in Tustin, Calif... Named Sea View League most valuable player in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons... Her team won the CIF section title all four years...Member of the honor roll all four years... Named Most Valuable Player at the 2003 Junior Nationals... Named as a four-time Junior Olympic All-American (1998-2001).

    PERSONAL: Hayes is majoring in international relations... Parents are Dave and Vicki... Her brother, Garrett, is on the USC men's team... Birthdate is Feb. 7, 1985.