22 Vaughn Hayward
22 Vaughn Hayward
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: RS Jr.
Hometown: Glendale, R.I.
High School: Mount St. Charles Academy
Previous College: Holy Cross
Position: RHP
Major: History
Bats/Throws: R/R

As a junior: Did not compete due to NCAA Division I transfer rules.

As a sophomore (At Holy Cross): Appearend in 10 games, with five starts ... Finished the year with a record of 0-1 and struck out 20 in 25 innings ... Lead the Patriot League in batting average against with, allowing teams to hit just .150 against him ... Allowed four runs on three hits over five innings of relief against Lafayette on April 17 ... Pitched three scoreless innings of relief against Army on April 2, allowing just one hit ... Pitched 4.2 innings of one-run ball against Columbia on March 27 ... Notched a scoreless inning of relief in the Crusaders 3-2 victory over Boston College ... Played for the North Fork Ospreys in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League in the summer of 2011 ... Pitched 48 innings ... Led the league in strikeouts, averaging 10 per game.

As a freshman (At Holy Cross): Made 10 appearances, starting four contests for the Crusaders ... Finished with a 2-3 record ... Had an ERA of 8.37 in 23-2/3 innings of work ... Struck out 14 batters ... Earned his first collegiate start at Georgia Southern (2/28) ... Earned his first collegiate victory in a start against NJIT (3/28), going six innings and allowing no runs on three hits with a season-high six strikeouts ... Also made starts against Army (4/4) and Marist (4/7).

Before Bryant: A transfer from the College of the Holy Cross University in Worcester, Mass. ... Played three years of varsity baseball as a pitcher and centerfielder at Mount Saint Charles Academy  ... Named team captain his senior season ... Earned team MVP accolades in 2008 ... Three-time first team Rhode Island High School Coaches Association selection (2007-2009) ... Three-time All-Division pick (2007-2009) ... Finished high school career with a 20-0 record as a pitcher, tallying 206 strikeouts, a school and state record ... Also registered school single-season records in ERA (0.76), strikeouts (76) and batting average (.494) ... Recorded the school’s top number of strikeouts in a game (16 in the 2009 state championship game), leading the team to its first state championship title in 75 years ... Two-time All-State honoree ... Rhode Island division II MVP (2008) ... 2009 Rhode Island division II Player of the Year ... Louisville Slugger High School All-American (2009) ... Rawlings Perfect Game Northeast Region All High School Senior Team (2009) ... Graduated within the top 10 percent of his high school class with a 3.89 GPA.

Personal: Son of Mark and Laura Hayward, Vaughn Hayward was born on April 7, 1991 ... Has two brothers, Garrett and Nolan ... Garrett is a freshman on the baseball team at Duke University.