Payton Hazzard
Payton Hazzard


Huntington, N.Y.

High School:
St. Anthony's



Porter Qualifies for Eugene on Day One of NCAA East Preliminaries

Six Cavaliers advance during the first day of the three-day meet


Virginia to Send 17 Athletes to NCAA East Preliminary Round

Meet to be held in Greensboro, N.C., May 23-25


Lavender Wins 400m Title on Final Day of ACC Championships

Cavalier women and men finish fourth and sixth at the meet


Cavalier Men Fifth, Women Sixth After Day Two of ACC Championships

Lavender and Fabrizio have top times in qualifying on Friday


Lavender Comfortable in Many Roles for UVa Track

By Jeff White (


Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

PRs: 400m- 46.18; 500m- 1:04.24; 600m- 1:20.47; 800m- 1:53.39
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 4x400m ('12), 400m ('13)
ACC Champion: 4x400m (O: '12)
All-ACC:400m (O: '12), 4x400m (O: '12)
All-American: DMR(I: '13 - 2nd)

2013 Outdoor:
• Participated at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 20th in the 400m
• Placed fourth in the 400m at the ACC Championships in a PR of 46.18, the second fastest time in school history

2013 Indoor:
• Earned second-team All-American honors as part of the DMR team that finished 10th at the NCAA Championships
• Ran an indoor PR of 47.17 in the 400m to win the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, the second fastest indoor 400m in school history
• Placed fourth in the 400m at the ACC Championships

2012 Outdoor:
• Anchored 4x400m to school record at NCAA East Preliminaries (3:07.11)
• Anchored ACC Champion 4x400m (3:08.80)
• Earned bronze in 400m at ACCs in PR of 47.29
• Won 400m and 4x400m at Virginia Swashbuckle

2011-12 Indoor:
• Earned silver as part of the 4x400m and DMR at ACCs
• Won the 800m and was a part of the 4x400m at the Liberty Quad

High School:
• Eastern States Champion 2011, 400m Dash
• NSCHSAA League Champion 2011, 800m Run
• Ranked fifth in New York in 400m Dash, Outdoor 2011

• Full name is Payton Derrick Hazzard
• Spn of Pauline and Philip Hazzard
• Has two siblings: Halle Hazzard, and Ariel Hazzard
• Coached by Tim Dearie at St. Anthonys High School

More about Payton:
• Favorite band: Passion Pit
• Favorite ice cream flavor: cotton candy
• Favorite class: Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe