The 24 summer graduates will join the 117 Tide student-athletes who graduated following the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally to 141 for the 2011-12 academic year
Senior (2011-12) Outdoor Season Timed a 2:00.40 in the 800 meters at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... ran a 1:57.87 at the Spec Towns Invitational in the 800 meters ... finished 14th overall in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.55 at the Bulls Invitational.
Indoor Season Ran a 2:01.41 in the 800 meters prelims at the SEC Championships ... ran 1:57.26 in the 800 meters at texas A&M Invitational ... was 43rd at New Balance Invitational in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.26 ... recorded a 1:56.86 time in the 800 meters at the Auburn Invitational ... finished ninth overall in the mile at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a time of 4:26.83.
Cross Country Came in 94th at the 8-kilometer SEC Championships with a time of 28:28.60 ... was 91st with a time of 27:40.70 at the 8-kilometer Commodore Classic ... finished 42nd with a time of 27:19.47 over eight kilometers at the Georgia Invitational.
Junior (2010-11) Did not compete during the cross country season ... competed in the 800 and 1,500 meters during the outdoor season ... finished 16th at the Alabama Relays in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.69 ... was 15th in the 1,500 meters at the Mississippi Open with a season-best 4:04.96 finish ... also ran one mile race indoors, coming in 21st at the Kentucky Invitational with a 4:23.10 finish.
Prior to Alabama Attended the University of Kentucky for two years ... redshirted during his freshman season due to a hip injury.
Prep and Personal Helped Hoover to the 2004, 2005 and 2007 cross country state championship ... team was also the indoor state runner-up in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... outdoor champions in 2005 and runner-up in 2006 and 2008 ... was an all-state selection in cross country in 2007 ... competed in the 4x800m and 4xMile relay teams at the Nike Indoor National meet ... son on Darryl and Melinda Hayes ... was a member of the National Spanish Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... is majoring in accounting.