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Player Profiles



Dayah                              Haley
Dayah
Haley
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Pasadena, Md.
Height: 5-2
Sport: Gymnastics
Position: AA

Biography

Gained an immense level of confidence from strong first career all-around appearance that should help her excel in her final season… one of the team’s most dynamic gymnasts … expected to lead by example as a senior … floor routine will be the one to watch this year … previously opened the team’s vault lineup but will compete near the back of the lineup this year … comfortable as bars leadoff, too … coaches like her calm, confident in-meet attitude … high-level skill set … rarely misses a landing … thrives under pressure … works hard to improve every day … in the best physical shape of her college career.
 
At West Virginia in 2014
• Earned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast
• Competed as a multi-event specialist in all 11 meets and earned a career-best 289.875 points, the third-best total on team
• Finished year with three podium finishes
• Set four career highs, including a 39.125 mark in the all-around
• Finished second on floor against George Washington and Towson (2/2) with a 9.825 score
• Tied for the win on floor against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.8 mark
• Matched her vault career high with a 9.825 at Maryland (3/16)
• Finished third in her first career all-around performance, scoring 39.125 at the Big 12 Championship (3/22); finish earned her a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team
• Day at conference championship included career-high showings of 9.825 on beam and 9.85 on floor
• Floor season average of 9.711 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned season averages of 9.734 on vault and 9.65 on bars  
 
At West Virginia in 2013
• Competed in all 12 meets as a multi-event gymnast and scored 269.8 points, the fourth-best team total
• Opened vault lineup each meet and scored 9.75 or better six times
• Tallied a career-best 9.825 on vault vs. Iowa State (2/10) and finished fourth
• Earned a season-best 9.775 on bars against Michigan (2/24) and finished eighth
• Scored a career-best 9.725 on beam as a last-minute replacement vs. Denver (3/3); also tallied a season-best 9.775 on bars for the second straight week
• Tied for second on vault at George Washington (3/10) with a 9.8 mark; also scored a career-best 9.775 on floor
• Vault RQS of 9.77 and bars RQS of 9.7
• Owned season averages of 9.731 (vault), 9.595 (floor) and 9.532 (bars)
 
At West Virginia in 2012
• Saw action in 12 meets, nine as a multi-event specialist, and scored 221.125 points
• Finalist for the EAGL Rookie of the Year honor
• Proved consistent on vault, scoring 9.75 or better five times
• Tallied a career-best 9.8 bars score in lineup’s opening spot at EAGL Championship (3/24)
• Opened the team’s vault rotation at the NCAA Auburn Regional (4/7) with a career-best 9.8 score
• Bars season average of 9.664 ranked fourth on team
• Owned vault season average of 9.716
 
Club Gymnastics
• Level 10 gymnast out of Hills Gymnastics
• Two-time Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier
• Fifth place all-around, 2011 level 10 national championships
• First place vault, second place floor and all-around (38.2) and third place bars at 2011 Region 7 Championships
• Second place vault, 2011 state championships
• Third place all-around, 2010 level 10 national regional championships
 
Personal
• Niece of Lisa Taylor
• Has one sister
• Birthday is April 9
• Attended Magruder High
• Majoring in athletic coaching education    
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
 
 

 
Dayah Haley’s Career Highs
Vault    9.825   vs. Iowa State 2/10/13
                          at Maryland     3/16/14
Uneven Bars   9.8       2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.)              3/24/12
Balance Beam                        9.825   Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (Morgantown, W.Va.)     3/22/14
Floor Exercise 9.85     Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (Morgantown, W.Va.)     3/22/14
All-Around       39.125 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (Morgantown, W.Va.)     3/22/14
 

 
Dayah Haley’s Career Statistics
Year    Meets  AA       Total Points
2014    11        1          289.875
2013    12        0          269.8
2012    12        0          221.125
Totals  35        1          780.8

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