Aug. 22, 2015


COLUMBUS, Ohio – This time next week, the Buckeyes will have already had a match in the books and be prepping for two more to wrap up the opening weekend of the 2015 season at the Rumble in the Rockies (August 28-29).

Taylor Hughes, a freshman setter, dons the No. 6 jersey shared a few thoughts with in another issue of ‘Countdown Close-Up.’

Taylor Hughes – 6-foot-1 – Freshman – Setter
Carroll, Ohio – Bloom-Carroll H.S.

Favorite restaurant? Chipotle

Favorite TV show? Orange is the New Black

Favorite vacation spot? Bora Bora

Favorite musical artist? Justin Timberlake

Favorite thing to do in Columbus? Columbus Zoo!

#1 thing on bucket list? Sky dive

Special talents? Juggler

Have dinner with anyone – who? Johnny Depp

Biggest pet peeve? People walking slow

Hughes enrolled early and began taking classes during the Spring 2015 semester. She was invited to and participated in the USA Volleyball National Team Tryouts (Feb. 20-22) at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado.

The three-time All-Ohio performer was recognized by Prep Volleyball as the 35th-ranked high school senior in the country. Her sister, Ashley, donned the Scarlet & Gray from 2006-09.