Erin Hayden
Erin Hayden


Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley




Redbird Swimmers and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving team honored their student athletes this Saturday at the 2011-12 end-of-the-year banquet.


Redbirds Stand in 2ndPlace After First Day at MVC Championships

The Illinois State swimming and diving team concludes day one of the MVC Championships in 2nd place, falling only to Missouri State with two days left of competition.


Redbirds Host UNI for Senior Night

The Illinois State swimming and diving team will compete for their last home dual meet Saturday against Northern Iowa.

2010-11: Participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... competed in dual meets against Illinois, Western Illinois and UNI ... earned a season-best time in the 50-yard freestyle (27.73) against UNI ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 100-yard freestyle (57.48), 100-yard backstroke (1:06.94) and 100-yard butterfly (1:04.30) during the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Competed in the Zippy Invitational and MVC Championships ... competed in dual-meets against Western Illinois, Illinois, Evansville, Iowa State, Ball State and Green Bay.

2008-09: Competed in dual meets against Northern Iowa, St. Louis University, Evansville, Missouri State and Illinois ... also competed at the Florida Atlantic Invitational ... ended the season with four personal-best performances at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... achieved a personal-best time in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle at the championships.

Neuqua Valley: Team captain her junior and senior years ... team placed third in state junior and senior year ... team finished second in state sophomore year ... placed fourth in state freshman year ... team placed first in conference all four years ... swam with Fox Swim team, which is an independent swim club, for 10 years ... water polo team captain senior year ... water polo team placed first in conference junior year... water polo team placed fourth in state junior year ... water polo conference qualifier senior year.

Personal: Born 2-3-90 ... daughter of Douglas and Kathleen Hayden ... majoring in art and education. Holds a cumulative GPA of 3.35.

Personal Best: 50-yard freestyle- 26.54, 100-yard freestyle- 57.48, 200-yard freestyle- 2:06.20, 500-yard freestyle- 5:41.75, 100-yard backstroke-1:06.67, 100-yard butterfly-1:04.30