Emily Hughes
Emily Hughes
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Gahanna Lincoln

2018-19: Hughes competed in all 10 events for the Bobcats….finished the season with a 76.07 overall stroke average, placing her fifth in the MAC…Through 27 rounds, Hughes registered 2,054 strokes, while shooting a low round of 70 in the third round of the Cardinal Classic on Sept. 18…Hughes was also crowned the individual champion at the 2019 Dolores Black Falcon Invitational on April 7 and was the second-straight year that Hughes has won the tournament…Hughes finished the tournament with an overall score of 146 (+2) after shooting a 72 on day one and a 74 on day two…Finished the season with four top-10 finishes for the Bobcats…finished in ninth place at the 2018 Redbird Classic to open the season, and then finished in eighth place at the 2018 Cardinal Classic, scoring a 225 and 223, respectively…Named the MAC Golfer of the Week on April 11…At the 2019 MAC Championships, Hughes finished in 14th place and was Ohio's top performer…Named Academic All-MAC

2017-18: Played in all nine events for the Bobcats, registering 1,796 strokes in 23 rounds for a 78.08 stroke average…Best finish was at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational where she won the individual championship with an overall score of 144 (E), the lowest 36-hole total of her career… In that same tournament, she shot a career-low 67 in the second round…At the 2018 MAC Championships, Hughes was the highest-finishing Bobcats, concluding the competition in 23rd place with an overall score of 237 (+21)…Registered seven top-50 performances and two top-20 performances and one Top-5…Finished tied for 18th place at the 2018 Spring Break Shoot out March 12-13 where she opened play with a 74 in the first round, a 76 in round two and concluded the tournament with an 80 for overall total of 230 (+14), finishing her as the low Bobcat at the tournament…Opened the season strong, finishing the Redbird Invitational in 26th place after finishing the tournament +19 (235)… Was named the MAC Golfer of the Week on April 16 for the first time in her career…Named Academic All-MAC.   

2016-17: Hughes competed in nine events for the Bobcats during the 2016-17 season…In 25 rounds, Hughes accumulated 1,983 total strokes for a 79.32 average…Hughes shot a low round of 73 in the third round of the Colonel Classic…Hughes shot a low total of 229 at the River Landing Classic…Hughes’ best finish came at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational April 8-9 when she finished tied for 12th place, opening the tournament with an 80 and finishing with a 79 for a tournament total of 159 (+15)…At the Colonel Classic March 31-April 1, Hughes opened competition with an 81, followed by an 80 and then wrapped up play with a 73 to finish the tournament with a 234 (+18) and tying her for 20th place…Hughes finished with seven top-50 finishes during the season…At the 2017 MAC Championships, Hughes opened with a 75, followed by an 80 and wrapped up competition with an 85 to give her a total score of 240 (+24) and a 30th place finish…Hughes also earned a spot on the Academic All-MAC squad.  

2015-16: Played in 10 events for the Bobcats during the season...In 29 rounds, Hughes registered 2,276 strokes for an average of 78.48...Hughes shot a career-low round of 69 in the second round of the 2016 MAC Championships...At the MAC Championships, Hughes opened play with a 73 and then followed that up with the 69 before finish the tournament with a 74 for a three-round total of 216 (E), a career low for 54 holes...Hughes also finished tied for fourth place, which was her highest finish of the season...Hughes finished tied for fifth place at the Snowman Classic where she shot a 79 in both rounds to finish with a 36-hole total of 158 (+14)...Hughes finished tied for 24th at the Colonel Classic where she shot a 79 and then followed that up with a 77 and an 82 to finish with a total of 238 (+22)...Hughes was named to the MAC All-Tournament Team. 

Prior to Ohio: Four year Varsity Letter winner … sectional and district medalist during her senior year … ranked 10th in the state … Was a first team All-State player … Was a first team All-District player … Team won the Ohio Capital Conference during her freshman year … Team placed eighth in state during her freshman year.

Personal: Intended major, Business/Sports Management … Interested in fishing, swimming, boating, working out and golfing … father, Ric Hughes, played golf at Stetson University.