2016 (SOPHOMORE): Made six relief appearances, tallying 5.1 innings of work ... Struck out eight batters in that action, including three against Winthrop (2/21) and four against Southern Utah (2/26), both of those two-inning appearances ... Gained a spot on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete.
2015 (FRESHMAN): Made eight appearances, seven out of the bullpen ... Picked up one save in 7.2 innings of work ... Ended the one-hitter vs. Appalachian State (2/13) with an inning of work, striking out one ... Her save came with three innings of work vs. Charleston Southern (2/27), where she struck out three while allowing one earned run ... Started the third game of the series against No. 9/15 Tennessee (3/15) ... A member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll and also honored as a NFCA Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Esperanza High School ... Three-time Century League Pitcher of the Year and team MVP ... Started 27 games as a senior, going 23-4 with a 1.29 ERA, striking out 283 while walking 42 in 174 innings ... The year before, sported a 1.11 ERA in 22 starts ... All marks set new standards at Esperanza ... As a junior, struck out 214 against 22 walks in 141 innings, going 16-4 with a 1.14 ERA ... During her sophomore campaign, she fanned 165 and walked 28 ... Helped Esperanza to four-consecutive league titles ... Two-time MaxPreps All-American (sophomore in 2012, overall second team in 2014) ... All-state by CalHiSports.com on three occasions (1st team 2013, 2nd team 2012 and '14) ... Three-time All-Orange County first team by the Orange County Register ... Also a scholar-athlete for four years ... Played with the SoCal Athletics travel-ball team, winning two Premier Girls Fastpitch national titles.
PERSONAL: Hayley Elizabeth Copeland is the daughter of Wayne and Martha and the sister of Blake ... Lists sleeping as a hobby and Mike Trout as her favorite athlete ... Says winning two national titles is her greatest thrill ... Majoring in business