|Hometown:||Huntington Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Mater Dei|
|Major:||Exploring the Liberal Arts|
HONORS and AWARDS
2011 Big Sky All-Academic: January 25th, 2012
2011 Big Sky Conference Volleyball Championship MVP: Nov. 26, 2011
2011 All-Big Sky Conference Second Team: Nov. 24, 2011
2011 Rams Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team: Sept. 10, 2011
2011 Fairfield Inn North Baylor Classic All-Tournament Team: Sept. 3, 2011
2011 Hampton Inn & Suites Northern Colorado Classic All-Tournament Team: Aug. 27, 2011
2010 Big Sky Fall All-Academic Team: Jan. 27, 2011
2010 All-Big Sky Conference Second Team: Nov. 25, 2010
2010 Hampton Inn & Suites Northern Colorado Classic All-Tournament Team: Sept. 4, 2010
2009 Big Sky Conference Volleyball Championship All-Tournament Team: Nov. 28, 2009
2009 All-Big Sky Conference Second Team: Nov. 26, 2009
Battled through illness in the early part of the season (most of September) before regaining her form and reputation as one of the best setters in the Big Sky Conference ... Was named to the All-Big Sky Conference Second Team for the second consecutive year ... Ended the year with an even 1,000 assists, which was third most in the league ... Her 10.99 assists-per-game, though, was the best average in the Big Sky ... Ranked 32nd in the country in the category ... After just two seasons already ranks first in Northern Colorado Division I history with 2,384 assists ... Ranks seventh in overall school history in the category ... An all-around player, she ended the season with 95 career blocks, which ranked ninth in the Bears' Division I history ... Hit a robust .324 in wins during the season ... Finished the year with a career-high 98 kills on 254 swings with just 31 errors ... Hit .264 on the year ... Her 22 service aces ranked third on Northern Colorado ... Also contributed 148 digs ... Had 50 or more assists six times during the year, bringing her career total to 16 ... Had four double-digit dig efforts, including a career-high 17 against Portland State in the Big Sky Volleyball Championship final match.
Earned All-Big Sky Conference Second Team status as a true freshman after finishing first in the league in overall assists (1,384) and second in assists per game (11.07) ... Earned spot on All-Big Sky Volleyball Championship Team after dishing out 54 assists and scooping eight digs in Bears' 3-1 title-match victory against Portland State ... Finished year with 18 service aces, most by any non-senior ... 11.07 sets per game was the top average in the NCAA by a true freshman and 28th best overall ... Finished the year already ranked ninth in school history in total assists ... Her 0.43 blocks-per-game mark ranked fourth on the team ... Had season-high 61 assists in Bears' 3-2 Big Sky Semifinal win against Eastern Washington ... Had 50 or more assists 10 times ... Contributed double-digit digs in four matches.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a team captain and earned three varsity letters for Jimmy Munoz at prestigious Mater Dei High in Santa Ana, Calif.... Named Monarchs' Most Valuable Player her senior year... Named First Team All-Trinity League in 2009... Member of Orange County All-Star Team in June 2009... Also named MD's Junior Varsity Most Valuable Player as a freshman... AAU team finished ninth at nationals in 2008... Was a member of National Honor Society and the honor roll.
PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif.... Parents are C.B and Lisa Hughes... Has one brother, Brian.