Updated July, 7 2011
2010-11: Earned all-Missouri Valley Conference Honors in the 60m hurdles and 100m hurdles...MVC Outdoor Champion in the 100H... Qualified for the NCAA West Regional where she notched a sixth place finish in the 100 hurdles setting a school record with a 13.39... Took a total of eight first place finishes in the indoor season...MVC Indoor Champion in the 60m hurdles
2009-10: Won the Missouri Valley Conference titles in the outdoor 100m hurdles and indoor 60m hurdles...Qualified for the NCAA West Regional in the 100m hurdles, where she finished 20th...Won in the 100 hurdles at five events, including four consecutive (SIU Spring Classic, Joey Haines Invitational, Ole Miss Invitational, Indiana State Quadrangular) from March 27 through April 17...Captured the 60m hurdles title at six indoor meets, including winning at each of the first three indoor meets of the season.
2008-09: MVC Indoor 60H Champion in meet record time 8.42...MVC Outdoor 100H Champion 13.50...Her indoor and outdoor times are the second fastest in SIU history...Indoors, Hayes was victorious at the Illinois Carle/Health Alliance Classic, McDonald's Invitational and MVC Championships...She finished second at the prestigious Iowa State Classic in an NCAA Provisional time and at the Arkansas Last Chance meet...Outdoors, she was victorious four times leading SIU to a 1-2-4 finish in the 100H at the MVC Championships...Placed 10th at the NCAA Mid-East Regional...Ran second leg on the 4x100m relay team that ranked No. 2 in SIU history...Hayes was named to the 2009 NCAA Division I All-Academic Track & Field team and 2009 MVC Scholar Athlete.
2007-08: Ranks second in the indoor 60m hurdles at SIU with a 8.61 mark...Earned all-conference honors at the 2008 MVC Outdoor Championships when she finished third in the 100H and second in the 4x100...Recorded 30 Top 10 finishes between indoor and outdoor competition...Placed first in the indoor 60H on three occasions, setting a career-best 8.61 at the MVC Championships...Competed in seven meets during the outdoor season...Her best outdoor finish was first in the 4x100 relay at the Spring Classic.
High School: Three-time all-conference and all-county honoree...Member of Lawrence Central High School's undefeated state championship 4x100 team in 2005...Set a personal best of 14.35 in the 100m hurdles...2007 Indoor State Champion in 55m hurdles and all-state in the 100m hurdles...Sectional champion in the 100m hurdles as a sophomore...Regional champion in the 100m hurdles as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Meredith Paige Hayes...Majors in marketing...Born June 25, 1988...Daughter of Eric and Lisa Hayes.