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Louie Hayes
Louie  Hayes

RS Freshman

Orland Park, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg



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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