Tess Hayden
Tess Hayden
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
High School: New Trier

2009-10: Two-year letterwinner … one of the team’s strongest swimmers in the freestyle events … two-time All-ODAC honoree … member of the school record-setting 800 free relay team (8:00.00).

2008-09: Earned First Team All-ODAC honors … helped the team claim the ODAC title by finishing first in the 1650 free (18:04.60) and swimming the second leg on the winning 800 free relay team that set a school, ODAC and meet record at the ODAC/Atlantic States Championship (2/13-15) … also placed second in the 500 free (5:14.71) and third in the 200 free (1:59.62) at the conference championships … won the 200 free (2:01.94) in a meet against Marymount (1/24) … finished second in the 500 free with a time of 5:23.25 at the W&L quad meet (1/10) … touched in first in the 100 (1:13.89) and 200 (2:39.39) back in a meet against Sweet Briar (11/8) … claimed the 1000 free with a time of 11:06.91 in a meet against Randolph-Macon (11/7) … finished third in the 1000 (11:13.6) and 500 (5:28.54) free at a tri-meet with Centre and DePauw (11/1) … claimed the 500 free (5:26.38) in a meet against Transylvania (10/31) … member of the winning 500 free relay (5:02.49) at the ODAC relays (10/25) … won the 1000 free with a time of 11:11.18 in a meet against Mary Washington (10/18).

2007-08: First Team All-ODAC honoree and the ODAC Rookie of the Year selection in her debut season ... member of the W&L 200 free and 800 free relay teams that set school records that were later broken ... was a seven-time winner at 2008 ODAC/Atlantic States Championship as she took part on four winning relays (200 free, 400 free, 800 free, 200 medley) and won the 500 free, 200 free and the 1650 free ... touched first in the 200 free with a time of 2:03.56 at a meet against Guilford and Hollins (2/9) … won the 200 free (2:15.90) and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team (2:12.49) and finished second in the 100 free (1:04.95) at the W&L quad meet (2/2) … finished second in the 1650 free with a time of 18:31.66, third in the 200 back (2:20.20) and was a member of the winning 200 free relay (1:43.75) in a meet against Johns Hopkins (1/26) … won the 1000 free (11:07.04) and the 500 free (5:24.35) and was a member of the winning 400 free relay (3:50.00) in a meet against Randolph-Macon (1/18) … touched first in the 500 free (5:24.49) at the W&L double dual (1/12) … took the 1000 free with a time of 10:59.58 and finished second in the 500 free (5:23.84) at the Carnegie Mellon quad dual (11/17) … won the 100 free (58.26) in a meet against Emory & Henry (11/9) … claimed the 1000 free with a time of 11:18.75 and finished second in the 500 free (5:30.08) in a meet against Centre (11/3) … won the 1000 free (11:18.03) and 200 back (2:21.30) in a meet against Transylvania (10/27) … took the 1000 free with a time of 11:07.11 and the 500 free with a time of 5:25.15 in a meet against Mary Washington (10/20).

High School: Earned three letters in swimming and two in track & field at New Trier ... member of the three-time conference champs and two-time sectional winners … named and all-conference, all-state and All-America selection ... also selected to USA Swimming's Scholastic All-America team.

Personal: Serves as a volunteer at Boxerwood Gardens … brother, Tom, competed for the swimming team at Penn, while another brother, Alec, swam at Northwestern … geology major.