Kory Hayden
Kory  Hayden


West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Palm Beach Gardens HS





Coastal Softball Falls 6-3 to UNC Despite Rally Attempt

Coastal returns to action Friday for a doubleheader versus Liberity at 4 p.m.


Coastal Carolina Athletics Recognizes Spring Graduates

More than 50 current and former student-athletes earned his or her degree this weekend.


Chanticleer Athletic Programs Enjoying Successful Spring Seasons

Coastal Carolina looks to add to its list of conference championships come tournament time.


Coastal Earns Sweep with 14-2 Rout on Senior Day

Chants honor seniors Daigle and Pierre, then erupt for 12 runs in first two innings


Coastal Takes A Pair Against PC

Chanticleers reach 30 wins for second straight season with 6-2 and 5-1 victories


2013 Big South Conference Tournament Game #2

Coastal Carolina vs. Radford


2013 Big South Conference Tournament Game #1

Coastal Carolina vs. Charleston Southern


2013 Big South Conference Softball Awards Banquet

2013 Big South Conference Softball Awards Banquet


2012 NCAA Athens Regional - Georgia Southern

2012 NCAA Athens Regional - Georgia Southern


2012 NCAA Regional - Georgia

2012 NCAA Regional - Georgia

**2015 First Team All-Big South, Big South All-Tournament Team
**2014 First Team All-Big South
**2013 First Team All-Big South
**2012 First Team All-Big South, Big South Co-Freshman of the Year

Named to 2011-12, 2013-14 and 2014-15 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2015 (Senior): Named first-team All-Big South at third base for fourth straight season.... Concluded her career as the program's all-time home run leader with 61, second-most in Big South history... Set a new conference home run record with her 59th on April 11 against Radford... Led team and posted with career-bests with a .387 average, .493 on-base percentage and 63 hits... Finished season on a 36-game reached base streak, third-longest active streak in the nation at the time... Ranked third in the conference in on-base percentage, tied for fourth in hits and total bases, fifth in batting, RBIs and slugging and sixth in home runs... Started in all 234 of the team's games during her four seasons, tying for first in program history in games played... Concluded her career second at CCU and third in Big South history with 189 RBIs... Also program leader in career walks (116), while ranking fifth in hits (221), sixth in runs (130) and slugging (.660), tied for seventh in doubles (34) and eighth in on-base percentage (.433)... Earned Big South All-Tournament Team honors after hitting .417 with two home runs, seven RBIs and three runs in four games.

2014 (Junior): Named first-team All-Big South... Started all 56 games and hit career-best 18 home runs, second-most for a single season in school history, and became program's all-time leader with 48... Also had a career-high 56 RBIs, tied for third most on the program's season list... Finished the regular-season tied for seventh in the NCAA in home runs and ninth in homers per game... Hit record-breaking 45th career longball to close out run-rule victory over Liberty on April 6... Led conference in homers and RBIs and also ranked second during the regular season in total bases, third in slugging and tied for third in walks... Named Big South Player of the Week on both February 17 and April 21... Had team-high 17 games with multiple RBIs, including 10 contests with at least three... Hit two home runs in season opener against College of Charleston on February 8, her second career multi-homer game... Posted .965 fielding percentage over 167 chances with 119 assists and 48 putouts.

2013 (Sophomore): Named All-Big South First Team... One of three players to start all 59 games...Tied for team-high with 15 home runs, again equaling the second-highest single season total in school history... Led Chanticleers with 41 RBIs, while ranking third with in doubles (9) and runs scored (30), second in slugging (.576) and tied for second in walks (22)...Tied for second in Big South and tied for 27th in nation with four sacrifice flies...Put together an 11-game hitting streak from February 24 to March 10...Had 10 multiple-hit games, including six with three hits... Tied career-high with four RBIs against Liberty on April 26... Led the Big South with 136 assists and recorded 60 putouts, finishing with a .951 fielding percentage in 206 chances.

2012 (Freshman): Named the Big South Co-Freshman of the Year, selected to the First Team All-Big South Conference and was named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week for games played the week of Feb. 19 ... Ended the season ranked sixth in the nation in sacrifice flies (5.0), 50th in slugging percentage (.713) and 69thin home runs per game (0.24) ... Led the league in on base percentage (.488), total bases (117) and walks (37) ... Finished second in the league in RBI (46) ... Tied for second on Coastal Carolina's single season records list for home runs (15) and tied for seventh in RBI (46) ... Led the team in batting average (.378) ... The third baseman had 168 assists in 62 games played.

At Palm Beach Gardens HS: Named to the All-state team in Florida and was selected MVP during senior season ... Selected Palm Beach County First Team All-Conference during senior season and made Second Team All-conference during junior season ... Finished senior season with a batting average of .469 ... Recorded two home runs, 24 RBI, 12 doubles and three triples in senior season ... Posted five home runs, 19 RBI, nine doubles and four triples during junior season ... During senior and junior seasons Palm Beach Gardens went 25-5.




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