Emily Hughes
Emily  Hughes


Sonoma, Calif.

High School:
Ursuline HS '04



Biological Sciences

2004-05: Competed in three events at Big West Conference meet, all in exhibition... Advanced to evening session in 100 breast, finishing 22nd (1:09.05 prelim)... Also hit season bests in 50 free (25.09) and 100 free (55.95) at conference meet.

URSULINE HS '04: Standout in both swimming and water polo... Qualified for North Coast Section meet in both 50 and 100 in each of her last two years... Was North Bay League runner-up in each event as a junior... Helped 200 free relay break 12-year-old school record in 2004.... Won swim team's Top Points award three times... Served as team captain and selected as Best Defensive Player in water polo as a senior... Earned CIF-NCS Scholar-Athlete distinction each year... Also competed for Santa Rosa Neptunes for three years... Participated at Far Western Long Course Championships in 50 free, 100 free and 100 breast... Reached 50 free finals with Cal/Nevada sectional time of 28.99, placing 7th among U.S. swimmers... Earned club Academic All-America distinction (3.5-plus GPA) for two years... Trained with Senior Elite in final year.

PERSONAL: Born in Napa, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Bob & Kathy Hughes... Nicknamed "Emmi"... Proudest personal accomplishment was setting Ursuline's 200 free relay record at the CIF-NCS meet, breaking a 12-year-old record... Career highlight was hitting sectional standards with Santa Rosa Neptunes.