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

2010-11: Three-year letterwinner … will serve as a team captain during her senior campaign ... currently holds W&L All-Time Top-10 performances in the 50 free (25.53), 200 free (1:59.42), 500 free (5:14.71), 1000 free (10:56.88), 1650 free (18:04.60), 100 back (1:00.70) and 200 back (2:11.63).

2009-10:
Earned First Team All-ODAC honors as a junior … finished second in the 200 and 100 back at the ODAC Championships (2/12-14) … helped lead the 200 free relay to an event victory at the ODAC Championships (2/12-14) … member of the 200 medley relay squad that finished second against Johns Hopkins (1/30) … swam the lead leg on the 200 medley relay that claimed the event versus Catholic University and Marymount University (1/23).

2008-09: Earned First Team All-ODAC honors … helped the team claim the ODAC title by finishing first in the 1650 free 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 and third in the 200 free at the conference championships … won the 200 free in a meet against Marymount (1/24) … finished second in the 500 free at the W&L quad meet (1/10) … touched in first in the 100 and 200 back in a meet against Sweet Briar (11/8) … claimed the 1000 free versus Randolph-Macon (11/7) … finished third in the 1000 and 500 free at a tri-meet with Centre and DePauw (11/1) … claimed the 500 free in a meet against Transylvania (10/31) … member of the winning 500 free relay at the ODAC relays (10/25) … won the 1000 free while swimming 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 at a meet against Guilford and Hollins (2/9) … won the 200 free and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team and finished second in the 100 free at the W&L quad meet (2/2) … finished second in the 1650 free, third in the 200 back and was a member of the winning 200 free relay versus Johns Hopkins (1/26) … won the 1000 free and the 500 free and was a member of the winning 400 free relay in a meet against Randolph-Macon (1/18) … touched first in the 500 free at the W&L double dual (1/12) … took the 1000 free and finished second in the 500 free at the Carnegie Mellon quad dual (11/17) … won the 100 free in a meet against Emory & Henry (11/9) … claimed the 1000 free and finished second in the 500 free while swimming against Centre (11/3) … won the 1000 free and 200 back in a meet against Transylvania (10/27) … took the 1000 and 500 free 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 an all-conference, all-state and All-America selection ... also selected to USA Swimming's Scholastic All-America team.

Personal: Active volunteer at the Rockbridge SPCA ... brother, Tom, competed for the swimming team at Penn, while another brother, Alec, swam at Northwestern … geology and environmental studies double-major.