|Year:||Induction Class of 2013|
|College:||Boston State College '78|
|Team:||Lacrosse, Assistant Lacrosse Coach|
Named a Colonial League All-Star in his senior season, Dan Hayes '78 led Boston State to three Colonial League titles and three ECAC Championship Tournament appearances in 1976, 1976, and 1978. Named a co-captain in 1978, Hayes was selected for the All-New England East/West All-Star game at the end of his senior campaign.
By the end of his college career, Hayes ranked fourth all-time in program history amongst midfielders in points with 63 (43 goals, 20 assists). He would also leave Boston State third all-time in goals scored by a midfielder in a single season with 19.
A defensive specialist, Hayes was the go-to player on the Warriors penalty kill all four seasons. Following his graduation from Boston State, Hayes stayed involved with the program by establishing the Boston State College/UMass Boston Lacrosse Alumni Association in 1980, while also serving as an assistant coach. He would later earn his Master’s Degree in Education from Cambridge College.