Dirrigl led Desert Vista High School to two Class 6A state championships during her sophomore and junior seasons. Ranked as the No. 62 recruit in the nation by PrepVolleyball, she totaled 446 kills and 320 digs as a senior, and finished her prep career with more than 900 career kills and 500 career digs over three seasons. Entering her senior season, she was placed on the Preseason All-American Watch List. Dirrigl played club with Aspire Volleyball Club in Tempe, Ariz.
Hailey is the daughter of Bill and Karen Dirrigl, and has a younger sister, Carly. Her father was a national champion as a student-athlete, winning an NCAA lacrosse title with Syracuse in 1988. Dirrigl is planning to enroll in the Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering at Arkansas.