Hayden has played soccer for Pleasanton RAGE for 13 years, most currently as a member of the Competitive Program on the 2003 Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) team.
A senior at Foothill High School, Hayden has a GPA of 3.95 and has committed to playing college soccer at University of California, Riverside where she will major in either Finance, Economics, or Marketing.
To date, Hayden’s academic honors and accomplishments include member of DECA; North Coast Section, CIF Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Award, for her 4 seasons of Varsity Soccer; two-time East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) All-League Honorable Mention Award recipient.
Rounding out Hayden’s excellence in academics is her community volunteerism, specifically her service to the following: National Charity League where she has spent the last 6 years volunteering more than 300 hours at and for many local and national organizations; Girls Soccer Worldwide, as an Ambassador participated in fundraising for school supplies and collecting soccer equipment for girls in Paraguay. In her role, Hayden traveled to Coronel Bogado and spent time with the girls there, giving them the inspiration to become leaders in their own community.
Hayden chose the RAGE core value “Greatness” for her essay topic. She says that “greatness is essential in achieving success in every aspect of life while creating a legacy to inspire others. … while playing soccer for RAGE I learned how to achieve greatness by perpetually demonstrating my strengths and learning from my weaknesses, to develop my character and skill.”