Payne Hayden
Payne  Hayden

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
St. Johns, Mich.

High School:
St. Johns

Weight:
HWT


Junior/Sophomore (2015-16)
• Competed in two tournaments
• Made varsity debut at heavyweight at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 4-5)
• Earned first varsity win with a first-period fall (0:24) vs. Gateway Bible Institute's Damien Davis at the CKLV
• Posted a 3-2 record at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 7) with a pair of falls

Sophomore/Freshman (2014-15)
• Competed in three open tournaments
• Posted a 2-2 record at the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 13)
• Claimed eighth place at the EMU Open (Nov. 15) with a 3-3 record
• Also wrestled at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2)

Freshman (2013-14)
• Redshirted season; competed unattached in five open tournaments
• Took second place at the Wisconsin Open (Dec. 7) with a 2-1 record
• Placed second at the EMU Open (Nov. 16) with a 2-1 mark
• Claimed third place at the MSU Open (Nov. 9) with a 3-1 record
• Pinned Kaleb Bell (3:38) for first collegiate win

Prep
• Graduated from St. John High School (2013)
• Captured the 189-pound title at the 2013 Michigan state tournament; four-time state placewinner, claiming third as a freshman (2010) and sophomore (2011) and second as a junior (2012)
• Career prep record of 189-22
• Four-time all-conference selection, including two-time first team (2012, '13)
• 2013 FILA Junior Pan American freestyle champion and Greco-Roman runner-up
• Two-time Fargo All-American, two-time FILA Cadet All-American in freestyle
• Ranked as the nation's No. 98 overall recruit by InterMat and No. 12-ranked 195-pound wrestler
• National Honor Society; Senior Scholar Award

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in cognitive science
• Born on August 28, 1994
• Son of Jon and Candy Hayden; father wrestled at Michigan

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2013-14 (RS) 8-5 0-0 8-5 2 0 0 -- -
2014-15 5-7 0-0 5-7 1 0 1 -- --
2015-16 4-4 0-0 4-4 3 0 0 -- --
Totals 17-16 0-0 17-16 6 0 1


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