Silva opened up the 2016 campaign with a season-best 25:16.4 at the Humboldt Invite. In a season cut short due to injury, Silva capped her season at the Bronco Invite and finished the 6K course in 25:47.8.
As a freshman, Silva started the year with a 20:34.6 at the Big Wave Invitational, her second-fastest time of the year. Her best time came in the Sacramento Capital Cross Challenge when she ran a 19:11.9. In the Erik Anderson Invite, Silva had a 25:03.4 time. Silva also ran in the WCC Championship and the NCAA Regionals, finishing with a time of 26:06.4 and 24:32.1, respectively.
Silva comes to the Tigers from Sierra High School in Manteca, where she competed in both cross country and track. Most recently, Silva finished third at the Sac-Joaquin Section cross country championships in Folsom on November 15. Her time of of 19:30 qualified for the state championships, which will be held on November 29 in Fresno. Silva's best time in her senior campaign came at the Pacific Tiger High School Invite on September 27 at Stockton's Elkhorn Golf Course. Silva finished the 5K race in 19:17. Other top performances this fall included meet titles at the Sierra Cross Country Invite and two Valley Oak League competitions. Haley finished second at the Valley Oak League Championship Meet this season.