2012: An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Appeared in three games as a freshman ... Struck out three in 2.0 innings ... Made his collegiate debut Feb. 22 at N.C. Central, throwing an inning out of the bullpen ... Also saw the field against Florida State Mar. 11 and at Maryland Apr. 14 ... Pitched a scoreless ninth inning in his ACC debut against Florida State.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Mount Saint Charles Academy ... Led Mount Saint Charles Academy to back-to-back state championships during his sophomore and junior years ... Named Louisville Slugger All-American as a senior ... First team all-state selection as a senior ... Named team captain and team MVP as a senior ... Went 18-1 on the mound during high school career ... Went 10-0 with three no-hitters, a 0.47 ERA and a .424 batting average as a junior ... Hit .404 for his career ... Salutatorian of his class ... National Honor Society member ... AP Scholar with Distinction.
Personal: Born Garrett Michael Hayward on October 8, 1992 ... The son of Mark and Laura Hayward ... Has two brothers, Vaughn and Nolan ... Brother, Vaughn, is a junior pitcher at Bryant University.