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Louie Hayes
Louie  Hayes

RS Freshman

Orland Park, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg



Mueller, Hayes Place At Cliff Keen Invitational Saturday

Mueller finishes third, Hayes takes seventh to lead Virginia at event


Mueller Advances To Semifinals At Cliff Keen Invitational

Hayes, Krivus and Schany advance through consolation bracket with chance to place Saturday


Virginia Drops Tight Dual Match To No. 4 Missouri

Bonus points prove key as Cavaliers and Tigers each win five weight classes in dual


Hayes, Schany Take First To Lead Virginia At Clarion Open

Five total wrestlers place in season-opening event for Cavaliers


GET TO KNOW: Louie Hayes

Get to know redshirt freshman Louie Hayes as we prepare for the upcoming season

Competed unattached at 125 pounds with an 18-8 record during a redshirt season
Went 7-1 in matches decided by fall, 2-0 in tech falls and 3-1 in major decisions
Finished third at the Clarion Open (11/6) losing only to teammate Jack Mueller
Finished third at the Cleveland State Open (12/17) with a 4-1 record
Finished third at the Wilkes Open (12/22) with a 5-1 record
Went 1-2 at the Southern Scuffle with a win over No. 3 Dylan Peters of N. Iowa (1/1)
Finished fourth at the Appalachian Open (1/28)

• Lettered four years at Carl Sandberg High School under Eric Sebert
• Three-time team captain, serving in the role his sophomore through senior years
• IHSA State Champion
• Ranked No. 13 at 113 pounds as a senior
• Junior Freestyle National Champion 
• Junior Greco-Roman National Champion
• Four-time Honor Roll Athlete

• Son of Lori and Phil Hayes
• Has nine siblings, five brothers and four sisters
• Father, Phil, played golf at St. Norberts

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2016-2017* 125 18-8 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 3-1 2-0 7-1 0:53
Career 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0:00
*Denotes redshirt season


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