Haley Bantz
Haley Bantz
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Waterboro, ME
High School: Massabesic
Major: English
Event(s): Jumps/Sprints

2018-2019: Won the 800 meters (2:24.52) and was third in the high jump  in the high jump (1.50m/4-11) at the USM Open III meet (1/26/19) ... Won the 600 meters (1:40.93) and tied for first in the high jump (1.50m/4-11) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (1/12/19) ... Time met the qualifying standard for the New England Division III Championships ... Double winner at the USM Open II meet (1/5/19) taking the top spot in the 800 meters (2:28.53) and the mile (5:52.26) ... Won the 1,000 meters (3:14.32) at the season-opening USM Open I meet (12/15/18) ... Named co-captain along with Penny Maimone

2017-2018: Competed in six meets ... Won the high jump (5-0 ¼) at the Maine State Open (2/24/18) ... Competed in the 800 (2:28.48) and the high jump (5-1) at the New England Division III Championships (2/17/18) ... Runner-up in the high jump (1.54m/5-0 ½) and 800 meters (2:23.32) at the Little East Conference Championships (2/10/18) ... Won the high jump (career best 1.59m/5-2 ½) and third in the 800 meters (2:26.01) at the State Championships (2/2/18) ...  Won the 600 meters (1:47.92) at the season-opening USM Open I (12/9/17) ... Named to the Little East Conference Winter All-Academic Team.

2016-2017: Did not participate.

2015-2016: All-Little East Conference in the high jump after placing third (1.57m/4-9 ¾) at the LEC Championships (2/13/16) ... Fourth in the 600 meters (1:43.34) ... Member of the Little East Conference Relay of the Week (2/1/16) ... Cleared a season best 1.53 meters (5-0 ¼) to finish second in the high jump at the USM Invitational III (1/30/16) ... Met the qualifying standard for the New England Division III Championships when she jumped 1.52 meters (4-11 ¾) in the high jump at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/23/16)

Academic Honors & Awards: 2015-16 William B. Wise Award

Before USM: Participated in soccer, basketball and track at Massabesic HS (Waterboro, Maine) ... Captain of the soccer and outdoor track teams as a senior ... School record holder for 600 meters ... At the State Outdoor Championships in 2015, finished eighth in the 400 meters (1:03.13) and seventh in the high jump (5-0). Also ran a leg for the second-place 4x400m relay ... In 2014, tied for third in the high jump (5-4) and seventh in the 400 (1:01.74) ... Fifth in the 400 (1:01.10) in her sophomore year ... Tied for sixth in the high jump (5-0) as a freshman.