2004-05: Recruited to SDSU and gained experience in the Novice Eight boat. Sat in the stroke seat for the Novice Eight which was runner-up at both the Miller Cup Regatta and Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.
High School: Two-year rower for the Lowell High crew team...Also swam and played lacrosse.
Personal: Jessica Lynn Hays was born Mar. 25, 1986, in Austin, Texas...Daughter of Michael Hays and Mary Jo Hays...Enjoys horseback riding...Favorite athlete is Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek...Plans to major in kinesiology.