Stony Brook posts six first-place finishes in season opener
2014-15: Indoor: Finished first in 60-meter dash (tied, 6.9 seconds) and long jump (6.92 meters) at the Fordham Christmas Classic (12/5)...advanced to the 200-meter dash finals by finishing second in 22.16 ticks in the preliminary and placed third in the long jump (6.78 meters) at the America East Indoor Championships (2/20)...placed third and hitting the IC4A standard with a time of 22.15 ticks in the 200-meter dash finals at the America East Indoor Championships (2/21).
2012-13: Indoor: Placed 13th on a 6.53-meter jump in the long jump at the NY Gotham Cup (Jan. 11)...won the men's long jump on a 6.83-meter jump, took ninth in the 200-meter dash in 22.74 seconds and was part of the 4x400 relay that finished fourth in 3:27.28 at the NYU Team Challenge (Jan. 19)...won the conference title in the long jump on a 7.18-meter jump (Feb. 11) and contributed to a fourth-place finish in the men's 4x400 relay (Feb. 12) at the America East Indoor Championships.
High School: A 2011 graduate of The Lawrenceville School ... coached by John Snilts ... four-time All-Prep selection ... team captain in soccer and outdoor track ... also played basketball.
Personal:Lamar Wali Hayes ... born May 3, 1992 in Livingston, New Jersey ... son of Lateefah and Leonard Hayes Jr. ... parents played basketball at St. Peter's College ... brother, Lenny, playedon the Stony Brook basketball team.