Before Providence: Hails from Hingham, Mass., where she played four years of tennis for Notre Dame Academy. She received the Coach's Award for her freshman year and the MIAA Sportsmanship Award her sophomore, junior and senior years. Her high school team has held the Catholic Conference Championship title since Hayes' freshman year. Hayes was the team co-captain her senior year, and a member of the Scholar Society and the National Honor Society. She is the daughter of Michael and Laurie Hayes and has an older brother, Andrew, who is a 2011 graduate of Providence College.