Hayden Reed
Hayden  Reed

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Orange, Texas

High School:
Little Cypress-Mauriceville

Event:
Throws



06/30/2015

107 Alabama Students Earn Place on SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide rowing team led the way with 26 honors while the men's and women's track and field teams added 19 and 18, respectively.

06/29/2015

Alabama Posts Top-15 Finishes at 2015 USA Track and Field Championships

Sophomore trio all earn top-15 finishes in Eugene, Oregon at national championships while freshman earns 15th place in junior national championships

06/17/2015

6 Track and Field Students Earn First-Team Outdoor All-America Honors

NCAA long jump champion Quanesha Burks led 18 Tide athletes who earned either first-team, second-team or honorable mention from the USTFCCCA at 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/12/2015

Gayle, Green, 4x100 Relay All Earn 1st Team All-America Honors at NCAA Championships

Competing in the final of the men's 400 meters in his NCAA meet debut, Steven Gayle finished a surprising fifth with a time of 46.32

06/10/2015

Tide's Men's 4x100 Relay Advances to Final; Gayle Qualifies in 400 on Day 1 of NCAAs

Running together for the first time in competition, the men's 4x100-meter relay of Tony Brown, Steven Gayle, Ahmed Ali and Tadashi Pinder advanced to Friday's final with a 39.23

10/27/2014

Classroom Champions: Hayden Reed

Classroom Champions: Hayden Reed

Accolades

  • Second Team All-America, outdoor discus (2015)
  • Second Team All-SEC, outdoor discus (2015)
  • USATF Champion, discus (2014)
  • NCAA Champion, discus (2014)
  • First Team All-America, discus (2014)
  • Second Team All-SEC, discus (2014)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team, discus (2014)
  • Named SEC Men's Freshman of the Week following performance at the 2014 Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash.
  • Named SEC Men's Field Event Athlete of the Week following performance at the 2015 John Jacobs Invitational.

Sophomore (2015)
Outdoor Season
Threw a 190-1 (57.93) at the NCAA Championships to finish 12th in the discus…tossed a 198-5 (60.47m) to claim second place in the discus at the SEC Championships…recorded a best mark of 53-10 1/2 (16.42m) to placed 11th at the SEC Championships in the shot put…finished as the runner-up in the discus with a toss of 197-3 (60.12m) and earned third place in the shot put with a throw of 55-10 1/4 (17.02m) at the LSU Invitational … won the discus with a toss of 199-2 (60.70m) and finished sixth in the shot put with a throw of 55-3 3/4 (16.86m) at the John Jacobs Invitational … picked up the victory in the men’s discuss with a best throw of 189-9 (57.85m) at the Border Clash, while finishing fourth in the shot put with a throw of 53-8 1/2 (16.37m) … threw 192-3 (58.60m) in the discus at the Pepsi Florida Relays to finish third … posted a mark of 57-1 1/2 (17.41m) in the shot put and 189-7 (57.79m) in the discus to finish fourth in both events at the Crimson Tide Invitational … finished runner-up in the shot put at Alabama Relays with a toss of 58-3 1/4 (17.76m)… Won the discus with a throw of 196-6 (59.90m) at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season
Finished eighth in the shot put at the SEC Championship with a toss of 58-1 3/4 (17.72m) ... Threw the shot put 52-6 1/2 (16.01m) at the Tyson Invitational ... finished ninth in the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational shot put with a toss of 56-3 (17.15m) ... placed sixth in the shot put invitational with a throw of 56-9 1/4 (17.30m) at the Indiana Relays ... threw 56-2 (17.12m) in the shot put at the Vanderbilt Invitational to finish fifth ... finished sixth in the shot put with a distance of 56-5 3/4 (17.22m) at the Auburn Invitational.

Redshirt Freshman (2014)
Outdoor Season
Earned eight victories on the year (five discus titles, three shot put titles), concluding with the NCAA discus title ... won the discus title at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 205-10 on his final throw, becoming the second freshman in NCAA history to win the event ... finished fifth in the discus with a mark of 202-0 at the NCAA East Preliminary to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... earned SEC All-Freshman team and second team All-SEC honors after finishing runner-up in the discus with a personal-best mark of 209-1 at the SEC Championships ... won the discus with a mark of 187-9 and placed third in the shot put (58-5 3/4) at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... finished fifth in both the discus (196-9) and the shot put (57-3) at the Mt. SAC Relays ... won the discus (193-10) and finished runner-up in the shot put (59-7) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after winning the shot put title with a mark of 61-3 1/2 and the discus title with a mark of 199-1 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... swept the discus (193-7) and shot put (58-1) titles at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... at the Alabama Relays, won the shot put title with a mark of 60-3 and finished runner-up in the discus with a mark of 192-8.

Indoor Season
Finished 12th in the shot put with a mark of 56-11 1/2 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... placed 11th in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 54-8 1/4 ... finished runner-up in the shot put with a mark of 56-9 1/4 at the Indiana Relays ... threw a season-best mark of 57-5 3/4 to place eighth in the shot put at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... finished fourth in shot put at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 55-8 1/4.

Freshman (2013)
Redshirted and did not compete as a true freshman ... picked up his second victory of the 2013 summer at the Pan American Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia, with a discus throw of 205-0 (62.49 meters) ... also won the discus at the 2013 USA Track a Field Junior Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, with a winning throw of 206 feet, 2 inches (62.84 meters) ... made that winning effort on his only legal throw of the day, easily outpacing the field en route to earning a spot on the U.S. National Team that competed in the Pan American Junior Championships.

Prep and Personal
Top thrower in the Texas high school ranks over his junior and senior seasons at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School ... 2012 Texas Class 4A state champion in the discus (196-2) and runner-up in the shot put (62-5 1/4) ... as a junior, won 2011 Texas Class 4A state titles in both the shot put (62-8 3/4) and the discus (186-3) ... as a sophomore at the 2010 Texas Class 4A state meet, he placed seventh in the discus (155-11) and fourth in the shot put (54-2 3/4) ... set meet record in the shot put at the Texas AaM Indoor High School meet ... three-year starter in football and a three-time all-district selection ... elected senior class president ... member of the National Honor Society ... coached by Randy Crouch and Jamie DeShazo at Little Cypress-Mauriceville ... began competing in track and field at age 12 ... son of Neville and Ellen Reed ... oldest of two children ... born April 4, 1994, in Sulphur, La.

     
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