|Hometown:||Wading River, N.Y.|
|High School:||Shoreham-Wading River|
Personal: Participated in track & field and cross country at Shoreham-Wading River High School in Long Island ... Picked up All-American and All-State honors during her final two seasons ... Owns career bests of 4:34 in the 1,500m, 4:51 in the 1 Mile, and 9:42 in the 3,000m ... Earned 14 varsity letters during her prep career ... The daughter of Regina and Albert Hays ... Has two brothers and a sister that are Columbia alumni ... Will attend Columbia College where she plans on studying economics.