E. Kendall Hayes
Class of 1980
E. Kendall Hayes was a four-year member of the basketball squad and team captain during his senior campaign. In his four-year career, the Bison recorded two PAC championship titles (1977 and 1978) and advanced to the second round of the 1978 Division III post-season playoffs.
In the regular season, Bethany defeated Carnegie Mellon, 84-82, on a pair of last minute free throws by Hayes to qualify for the NCAA tournament. The team would go on to defeat Rose-Hulman, 70-68, in the opening round of the tournament, but fell to Albion in the next round, 90-76.
For his talents, Hayes was a three-time All-Conference honoree and the PAC's Most Valuable Player in 1980. He reached over 1,000 career points (1,099) while playing roundball at Bethany.
An interdisciplinary studies major, Hayes was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity during his time at Bethany.
A resident of Stafford, Va., Hayes is an instructor in Health and Physical Education and the Boy's Varsity Basketball Coach at Potomac High School. He and his wife, Nan, are the parents of one daughter, Sarah.