Women's Basketball Signs Guard Katie Hayek

Women's Basketball Signs Guard Katie Hayek

April 30, 2002

CORAL GABLES, Fla.– Head women’s basketball coach Ferne Labati announces the signing of 5-9 guard Katie Hayek (Lancaster, Pa.) to a national letter of intent to attend the University of Miami in the fall.

Hayek, who attends Lancaster Catholic High School, averaged 20.6 points, four rebounds and four assists her senior season.

“We are very excited with our newest addition to the Hurricane family,” said Labati. “Katie is a versatile player with a great work ethic and an excellent three-point shot.”

She is a four-year letterwinner and the second highest scorer in LCHS history with 1,510 points in her career.

The captain of her team she earned all-star honors from the Intelligencer Journal, Harrisburg Patriot News and the New Era. She was also named to the Associated Press Pennsylvania All-State second team.

Hayek is the third player to sign with Miami joining 5-9 guard/forward Tamara James (Dania, FL) and 6-2 guard/forward Tatjana Marincic (Mississauga, Ontario).