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  Michael Hayes

Michael Hayes

Player Profile


Stafford, Va.

High School:
Colonial Forge

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 133



Kevin Beazley Wins FILA Junior Greco Roman National Championship

Beazley double All-Americans (Greco and Freestyle); Coburn All-Americans in Freestyle


Two Monarchs Place at National Collegiate Open

Both Jack Dechow and Kevin Beazley have now placed in eight open tournaments this season


12 Monarch Wrestlers Place at the Cleveland State Open

Rob Deutsch won the 125 pound tournament


Six Wrestlers Place at Nittany Lion Open

Five of the six Monarchs placers are underclassmen


Monarchs Have Four Wrestlers Place at NC State Open

Eight unattached wrestlers competed in Raleigh, N.C. this weekend

Career Record: 21-16

2012-13: Finished redshirt season 21-16... Led the team in tech falls, recording four on the year... Was tied for second-most major decisions on the team with five... Also recorded three falls... Placed fourth at the Mat Town Open and took fifth at the Cleveland State Open.

Prep: Helped lead Colonial Forge to a Virginia State Championship in 2012... Three-time district and regional champion... Placed three times at states...Placed at Beast of the East twice... Posted a career high school record of 123-26 with 60 pins.

Off the Mat: Born October 27, 1993... Son of Richard and Margaret Hayes... Has two sisters, Meagan and Josie... Dad played baseball for the Naval Academy... Majoring in business at ODU.

Why ODU?: "It is a perfect fit for me. I'll be able to achieve the degree I'm looking for as well as excelling in my athletics."

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