Brett Hayes
Brett  Hayes


Calabasas, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190





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Game Highs

  • At Bats: 7, vs. Cal State Fullerton, 2/21/03
  • Runs: 4, vs. Louisiana Tech, 4/10/04 & 5/7/04
  • Hits: 4, four times last vs. Hawai`i, 5/22/04
  • RBI: 5, three times last vs. BYU, 5/27/04
  • Doubles:2, vs. Sacramento State, 3/4/03
  • Triples: 1, three times last vs. CS Northridge, 3/13/04
  • HR: 1, 16 times last vs. Louisiana Tech, 5/23/04
  • Total Bases: 7, vs. Louisiana Tehc, 4/8/04
  • Stolen Bases: 2, vs. Hawai`i, 3/21/03
  • Hit Streak: 19-games, 2003 season
  • NEVADA: Voted the WAC preseason Player of the Year by the conference coaches and the preseason team catcher for the second year in a row...selected by Baseball America as the All-WAC catcher and preseason Player of the Year...top MLB prospect in the WAC according to Baseball America...best pure hitter, best athlete, best baserunner, and best defensive catcher in the WAC according to Baseball America in their best tools section...slated to again be a leader both offensively and defensively...the team's starting catcher he could also see time at several positions again this season.

    2004(Team USA): Played seven different positions and hit .315 as a member of Team USA's gold medal winning FISU II World University Baseball Championship squad last summer.

    2004(So.): Named the first-team All-WAC catcher for the second year in a row...preseason WAC Player of the Year and preseason All-WAC catcher...named to the Johnny Bench Award watch list which goes to the top collegiate catcher...started all 59 games, 51 at catcher, five in center field, two at third base and one in left field...59 games played is tied for the seventh most in a single season at Nevada...collected 85 hits for the second year in a row which is the 9th best total in a single season for a Pack player...252 at bats is the second highest single mark in school history...led the team with 25 multiple hit games and tied for first with 13 multiple RBI contests...two double figure hit streaks of 11 and 12 games during the season...twice named WAC Player of the Week on February 29 after batting .667 with 6 RBI, four coming on a grand slam and again on March 14 when he hit .556 with 4 RBI...hit a home run in each game of the series at LTU(4/8-10)...went 3-for-3 vs. BYU with 5 RBI which included a grandslam...WAC Rankings: batting average(.337,13th), runs scored(53,6th), hits(85,3rd), RBI(48,T6th), total bases(121,6th), stolen bases(8,T9th), total plate appearances(286,2nd), and at bats(252,2nd).

    2003(Fr.): Earned Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America honors and was selected to the CollegeBaseballInsider.com honorable mention All-America team...named to the Baseball America All-America summer team...WAC Freshman of the Year and was the first team All-WAC catcher...March 3 WAC Player of the Week after hitting .500(7-for-14) with 9 RBI and three multi hit games...ranked second on the team and in the WAC in batting(.365)

    Brett Hayes named the 2004 & 2005 WAC Preseason Player of the Year.

    and RBI(63)...second on the squad with 27 multiple hit(18-2hit, 6-3hit, and 3-4hit) and 18 multiple RBI(12-2hit, 3-3hit, 1-4hit, and 2-5hit) games...averaged 1.13 RBI per game to rank 48th in NCAA I...19 game hitting streak was longest in the WAC...batted .452(38-for-84) with 18 runs scored and 23 RBI during the streak...collected a hit in 47-of-55 games in which he had an at bat...made 50 starts behind the plate and two in left field...collected 4 hits in a game three times, the 4 hits tied for the most by a Pack player...WAC Rankings: batting average(.365,2nd), RBI(63,2nd), hits(85,T2nd), total bases(129,T3rd), doubles(16,4th), sacrifice flies(6,T4th), sacrifice bunts(8,T5th), slugging %(.554,6th), and runs(48,7th).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Two-sport athlete lettering twice in baseball and football at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif....batted .410...twice named to All-Mission League baseball and football teams...Most Valuable Receiver Award for football...member of two NDHS Mission League Championship football squads.

    PERSONAL: Speech Communication major...born Feb. 13, 1984...son of Tim and Kristen Hayes... enjoys watching football and playing golf in his spare time...member of Nevada's Student Athlete Advisory Council...father was a fourth round selection of the Kansas City Royals and great grandfather played for the Cleveland Indians.

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