AS A SENIOR (2010-11)
XC: Lowered PR in the 10K by 2:35 ... finished the IC4A Championship (11/20) in 26:56.3 ... cranked out a PR of 32:30.5 (10K) at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12), finishing in 123rd overall ... busted out his quickest time of the year (25:58.6) at the ACC Championship (10/30) ... crossed the line in 27:34 at the New England Championship (10/9) ... opened the season as the sixth finisher, 49th overall, for BC at the Williams College Invite (9/25) with a time of 27:41 (8K).
Indoor T&F: At the ACC Championship (2/25-26), ran the 3,000-meters in a personal record of 8:55.73 and the 5,000-meters in 15:12.01ran 4:26.60 in the mile at the Battle of Beantown (2/4)...led the Eagles with a 15:11.36 in the 5,000-meter competition at the BU Invitational (1/28)...won the second section of the men's mile at the BUTri-Meet (1/20), coming in at 4:31.74...opened the season with an 8:58.11 in the 3,000-meter run at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9).
Outdoor T&F: Claimed fourth place and scored five points in the 10,000-meter run with a personal record of 31:16.73 at the New England Championship (5/13)...at the ACC Championships (4/21), finished the 5000-meter with a time of 15:10.72 and ran a 31:25.55 in the 10000-meters... Ran a 4:08.82 in the 1500 meter contest at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/1-2)...opened the season with a personal record of 14:56.70 in the 5,000 meter run, taking ninth in section III, at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26)...received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10)
XC: Ran 35:05.0 (10K) at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/14) ... placed 68th at the ACC Championship Meet (10/31) in a time of 25:33 (8K).
Indoor T&F: Did not compete due to injury.
Outdoor T&F: Clocked 31:40 to finish sixth in the 10,000 meter competition at the New England Championship...received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Named to the All-Catholic Conference Cross Country Team as a senior and earned the Coaches Award ... earned the wrestling team's Heart and Soul Award as a senior ... won the Ronald Perry Scholar Athlete Award and was a nominee for the Boston Globe Scholar Athlete of the Year ... also won the John M. Dailey Memorial Award for Athletic Excellence ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Born May 17, 1988 ... enrolled as an English major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... one of Mary Fran and John Hughes' four children ... older brother, Tim, graduated from BC in 2006.
PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
2010-11: 4:08.82 - Sam Howell (4/2)
2010-11: 4:26.60 - Beanpot (2/4)
2010-11: 8:55.73 - ACC (2/25)
2010-11: 14:56.52 - Raleigh Relays (3/25)
2010-11: 31:16.73 - New England (5/13)
2009-10: 31:40 - New England
2010-11: 25:58.6 - ACC (10/30)
2009-10: 25:33 - ACC (10/31)
2010-11: 32:30.5 - NCAA NE Regions (11/12)
2009-10: 35:05.0 - NCAA NE Regions (11/14)