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Louie Hayes
Louie  Hayes

RS Freshman

Orland Park, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg



Hayes Advances To Quarterfinals At NCAA Championships

Atkinson, Mueller and Krivus continue on in consolation bracket on Friday morning


Virginia Opens Competition At NCAA Championships Thursday

Six Cavaliers begin quest for NCAA Championships in opening round Thursday morning


Brackets, Seeds Announced For 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Hayes earns No. 12 seed at 125 pounds, while Mueller earns No. 10 seed at 133 pounds


Four Cavaliers Place At ACC Championships Saturday

Hayes and Mueller take second-place finishes, while Atkinson and Krivus both take third


Brackets, Seeds Announced For ACC Wrestling Championships

Atkinson, Hayes earn first-round byes as one of the top two seeds at their weight class

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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