Career Highlights: Ranks first all-time in Memphis history in runners picked off (4), runners caught stealing (30), fielding percentage (.990) and chances (735)...Ranks second in at bats (455), hits (132), hit by pitch (9), sacrifice flies (4) and putouts (661)...Ranks third in doubles (19), RBI (66), total bases (181) and sacrifice hits (9)...Ranks fourth in batting average (.290), games played (150) and games started (148)...Ranks fifth in home runs (10)...Her .311 batting average in 2008 ranks as the third highest season total in program history...Her three pickoffs in 2008 rank first in school history...Holds the school season caught stealing record with 16 in 2006...Has 35 career multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games...Has 10 career game-winning RBI and eight game-winning runs scored.
Academic Highlights: Made the 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll awarded to student-athletes who carry a 3.0 GPA or higher for the school year...Named a 2008 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar...A fall 2007 Tiger Academic 30 member recognizing the 30 student-athletes with the best grade-point average on each team and then the next best group of student-athletes, totaling 30...A member of the fall 2005, spring 2006, fall 2006, fall 2007 and spring 2008 Tiger 3.0 Club given to the Memphis student-athletes who have at least a 3.0 GPA for the semester...Twice named to the Dean's List...Majoring in sport and leisure management while at Memphis.
2006 (Freshman): Earned C-USA All-Conference Freshman Team honors...Started all 54 games, with all but five of those coming at catcher...Ranked in the top-six on the team in nearly every offensive category...Third on the team with 30 RBI, 47 hits and 10 doubles, while scoring 22 runs, tallying 66 total bases and sporting a .275 batting average...Allowed just three passed balls in 49 contests, while throwing out 16 of 46 would-be base stealers and making just three errors in 290 chances for a .990 fielding percentage, sixth highest in the conference...Had nine multi-hit games...Also played in seven games as the designated player...Had an eight game and six game hitting streak during the season...Blasted the program's first-ever home run over the left field wall in the season opener against Grambling State (2/11)...Finished 3-for-5 in the game with two runs and six RBI...Named to the Louisiana Classic All Tournament Team after going 6-for-13 with nine RBI and four runs scored...Went 4-for-7 in a doubleheader with Grambling State (2/28) and had two RBI and three runs scored...Hit a solo home run against North Carolina (3/3)...Hit two doubles in a 2-for-4 performance with an RBI in the opening twin bill against Lipscomb (3/14)...Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored in the opening game against Tennessee State (4/19)...Hit her third home run and went 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored in the second game of a doubleheader with East Carolina (4/22)...Had an RBI and two runs scored in a 2-for-2 performance against Marshall (4/29).
Prep: A four-year starter in softball for Valhalla High School under Coach Doug Hartung...Named team captain and first-team all-league as a senior...Helped her team to its third-straight league championship and was named team MVP...Received the Scholar-Athlete Award and was a member of the honor roll...Was a first-team All-CIF selection in 2005...Named Division III Athlete of the Year following her stellar senior season...Hit a grand slam in the semifinals to help her team advance to the finals...Received a CIF Sportsmanship Award in 2005...Also honored as first-team All-East County and the East County Player of the Year...Helped her team to a 29-4 record and a Division II CIF Championship as a junior...Was second team All-CIF as a junior and first-team all-league in 2004...Named to the Union Tribune Academic Team following her junior season...Also selected as a second teamer on the all-league squad as a sophomore...Was the first sophomore at VHS to ever hit a home run over the fence...Was an honorable mention pick on the all-league team as a freshman.
Club: Played travel softball for the San Diego Breakers 18U team under Mike Hill...Also played 18U for the California Renegades under Eddie Ramirez and for the Southern Cal Breakers 18U Gold team under Brant Bentlow...In 2003, helped her Southern Cal Lightning 18U Gold team to a 17th-place finish at the Oregon 18U Gold Nationals, playing for John Labeta...Helped her San Diego Wildcats 14U team under Steve Wilson to a Triple Crown World Series Championships and was named the Offensive MVP.
Personal: Full name is Kimberly Elyse Hayden...Daughter of Warren Hayden and Ileana Koupal...Born Sept. 18, 1987 in La Mesa, Calif....Has an older sister named Jessica...Nickname is Kimmi...Tutored third and fourth graders and served as a teacher's aid at Vista Grande Elementary.