Emily Hayden
Emily  Hayden


Louisville, Ky.

High School:



Bearcats Drop Season Finale to RedHawks, 3-1

Cincinnati conclude season with a 12-20 overall record


Four Bearcats Earn BIG EAST Volleyball Honors


Volleyball Sends Off Seniors in Style

Bearcats Sweep Georgetown 3-0 on Senior Night


Hayden Leads Bearcats in Sweep Over Orange


Alvey Speaks to Special Olympics Sports Showcase


2013 Spring Commencement

2013 Spring Commencement

2012 Match-by-Match Stats
2011 Match-by-Match Stats
2010 Match-by-Match Stats
2009 Match-by-Match Stats

Career: Finished sixth in program history with a .308 career hitting percentage.

2012 Season (Senior): Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team ... appeared in all 120 sets for the Bearcats (32 matches) ... finished second on the team with 280 kills and had 611 attempts ... led the team with a .311 hitting percentage and ranked fourth in the BIG EAST with a .351 hitting clip in conference play ... ranked third on the team with 70 blocks ... matched a career high with eight bloks at Notre Dame (11/9) ... tied a career high with five digs against Drake (9/1) ... named to the La Quinta Invitational All-Tournament team ... had seven kills and five blocks while hitting at .357 against Connecticut in the quarterfinal of the BIG EAST Championship ... recorded 13 kills and eight blocks at Notre Dame (11/9) ... hit at a .526 clip with 11 kills and three blocks against Georgetown (11/2) ... produced 12 kills and a .647 hitting percentage at Syracuse (10/21) ... recorded 13 kills with a .526 hitting percentage and three blocks against St. John's (10/14) ... hit 12 kills at Connecticut (10/12) ... had 10 kills against Seton Hall (10/7) ... earned 11 kills vs. Xavier (10/3), finishing the five-game match with a .321 hitting percentage ... contributed 17 kills and a .481 hitting percentage vs. Notre Dame (9/21) ... recorded 14 kills in a match against No. 23 Illinois (9/15).

2011 Season (Junior): Played in 37 matches ... finished third on the team in blocks with 86 ... posted 273 kills with a season-high 15 kills against Samford (12/2) in the NCAA first round ... had 21 digs on the season and recorded a season-high five digs against IUPUI (8/27) ... had two standout matches, where she recorded 12 kills in each match against Rice (9/9) and Evansville (9/20).

2010 Season (Sophomore): Played in 29 matches ...posted 138 kills and 55 assists on blocks on the year ... assisted in a season-high six blocks in a 3-1 win at Western Kentucky (10/19) ... recorded a season high three digs in a 3-0 win over DePaul (10/8) ... assisted in five blocks in a 3-0 victory against BIG EAST opponent Seton Hall (9/24) ... recorded a season-high 13 kills in a 3-1 loss to the College of Charleston (9/10).

2009 Season (Freshman): Named to the BIG EAST Conference All-Tournament team ... ranked fifth in the BIG EAST with a .332 hitting percentage and finished third in conference-only play in hitting percentage (.384) ... hit .481 over the final 10 matches of the season ... put down seven kills in NCAA Tournament against Ohio State ... notched double-digit kills for fourth straight match (11 kills) vs. Louisville in BIG EAST Championship match (11/22) ... hit a combined .583 (23-2-36) in BIG EAST Tournament wins over UConn and USF ... hit over .600 in consecutive matches against UConn (11/14) and St. John's (11/15) ... posted eight kills at a season-best .727 clip at USF (11/8) ... knocked back a season-best two solo blocks at Georgetown on Nov. 6 ... hit .500 against Marquette (10/30) and .412 against Syracuse (11/1) in a pair of BIG EAST wins ... led the Bearcats with a career-high eight blocks at Seton Hall (10/18) ... continued her strong play with 12 kills and a .320 hitting percentage at Rutgers (10/17) ... set career-high with 18 kills and added five blocks at Notre Dame (10/10) ... registered fourth double-figure kill performance with 11 kills vs. Western Kentucky (9/15) ... hit .538 in win over Illinois State (9/12) en route to eight kills ... recorded 12 kills vs. the College of Charleston (9/5) ... notched 11 kills and hit .667 in first career start vs. Youngstown State (9/4).

High School: Ranked 74th on Prepvolleyball.com Senior Aces list ... a Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association first-team all-state selection during her senior campaign ... earned 7th Region all-tournament honors during her senior season ... member of three straight state championship teams from 2005-07 at Assumption and finished in the top-10 nationally each season, including No. 1 in 2005 ... club team KIVA won three AAU and two USA Volleyball National Championships ... was a five-time AAU all-American.

Personal: Born Dec. 4, 1990 ... daughter of Al and Marcia Hayden ... sister Sara plays volleyball at Murray State ... cousin John Michael Hayden plays professional soccer for the Houston Dynamos ... mother Marcia played volleyball and basketball at Eastern Kentucky.

Academic Major: Journalism.