2014: Pitched in three games his junior season … Made his season debut March 5 against Liberty … Tossed an inning each versus Furman March 12 and UMES March 18 … Did not allow a run over his final two outings, striking out three of the seven batters he faced … Played for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League over the summer.
2013: Garnered ACC Academic Honor Roll honors for the second straight season ... Made six relief appearances on the year ... Posted a 5.79 ERA with three strikeouts ... Made his first appearance of the year March 13 against Quinnipiac ... Pitched a scoreless inning against UNC Greensboro April 9 ... Recorded two outs without allowing a hit April 12 at Florida State ... Gave up a run on two hits in 1.0 innings of work at Virginia May 11 ... Retired the two batters he faced May 12 at Virginia ... Earned a spot on the Falmouth Commodores roster of the Cape Cod League, making two appearances over the summer.
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 Oct. 8, 1992 ... The son of Mark and Laura Hayward ... Has two brothers (Vaughn and Nolan) ... Vaughn is a senior pitcher at Bryant University.