Amy Hayden
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    Amy Hayden

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ft. Wayne, Ind.

    High School:
    Snider

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    07/04/1983


    Updated Oct. 18, 2005

    One of three returnees from 2004-05, and is the only senior on this year's squad...became a lot stronger since the end of last season...a good shooter who works hard..is SIU's active career leader in scoring (221 pts.), free throw shooting (.758, 25-33), assists (102) and steals (32) entering her final season.

    2004-05:Made 19 starts as SIU's fourth-leading scorer (5.0 ppg)...ranked second on the team in assists (59) and third in steals (25)...was the Salukis' best free throw shooter, hitting 16-of-19 attempts for a .842 percentage...ranked second on the team with 22 three-pointers...averaged 4.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists in conference play...scored 10 or more points in three-straight games (12/1-11)...included in that span was a career-high 18 points against Saint Louis (12/7/04)...pulled down a career-high seven rebounds at Stetson (12/21/04)...knocked down three 3-pointers in a game for the third time in her career vs. Drake (1/2/05)...led SIU in scoring on back-to-back occasions with 18 points vs. Saint Louis (12/7/04) and 15 points at Southern Miss (12/11/04).

    2003-04:Saw action in 25 games, while making four starts...averaged 3.3 points and 1.2 rebounds...knocked down 14 treys and went 8-of-12 at the free throw line...ranked second on the team with 41 assists...scored double figures on four occasions.

    2002-03:Averaged just 3.7 minutes a game over 13 contests, where she pulled down three rebounds, dished out two assists and had one steal...made her only field goal of the season against Indiana State (1/25/03)...also knocked down one free throw at Tennessee State (12/4/02).

    As a Prep:Attended Snider High School, where she helped lead her team to a 23-3 record and second-place finish in 4A as a junior...a honorable mention all-state and second-team all-conference pick...averaged 16.8 points a game over her four prep years.

    Personal:Full name is Amy Sue Hayden...majors in Elementary Education...born July 4, 1983...daughter of Don Hayden and Lori FitzWilliam...has two sisters, Jill and Molly.

    Hayden's Career Totals at SIU

    YearG-SMin.FG-AFG%3FG-A3FG%FT-AFT%Reb.Avg.ATOBSPts.Avg.
    2002-03 13-0481-6.1670-2.0001-2.50030.2270130.2
    2003-0425-437930-108.27814-46.3048-12.667311.2414006823.3
    2004-0527-1973049-158.31022-71.31016-19.842732.759520251365.0
    Totals65-23115780-272.29436-119.30325-33.7581071.6102990322213.4

    Hayden vs. MVC Opponents

    YearG-SMin.FG-AFG%3FG-A3FG%FT-AFT%Reb.Avg.ATOBSPts.Avg.
    2002-03 8-0271-2.5000-0.0000-0.00030.4230020.3
    2003-0418-223718-66.27311-33.3332-5.400201.1232704492.7
    2004-0518-1347029-92.31514-42.3333-31.000472.63740015754.2
    Totals44-1573448-160.30025-75.3335-8.625701.662700191262.9
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