2011: Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … ran a season-best time of 18:32.31 at the National Catholic Championship on Sept. 16 … placed 12th of 56 at the Blue Devil Invitational (18:49) and 21st of 385 at the Paul Short Invitational (22:45) … also ran at the ECAC Championship (11th, 18:40), New England Championship (45th, 18:47), Patriot League Championship (65th, 24:40.3) and NCAA Northeast Regional (86th, 22:42.8).
2010: Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... led the team with a time of 18:27 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational ... placed seventh at Maine (18:59) ... finished 21st at the Patriot League Championship (21:30) ... placed 18th at the ECAC Championship (18:55) ... ran at the NCAA Northeast Regional (133rd, 22:36) and New England Championship (96th, 19:13).
Before Holy Cross: Member of the varsity cross country team at Milton H.S. ... team captain in 2009 ... named Most Valuable Senior ... Bay State All-Star in 2008 and 2009 ... named to the Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic team in 2008 and 2009 ... team won the Bay State championship in 2008 and 2009 ... also a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams ... team captain for both teams senior year ... named a Bay State All-Star in 2009 and 2010 ... named to National Honor Society ... member of the Key Club.
Personal: Daughter of Paul and Jennifer Hughes ... has one brother (Chris) and one sister (Jessica) ... majoring in Sociology.