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Aaron Hughes

UTIL

Player profile

  • Year RS-Junior
  • B/T R/R
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 195
  • Hometown Tipp City, Ohio
  • Last School Tippecanoe

Career Highlights

  • Two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)

2020 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)

  • Appeared in eight games off the bench, walking twice and scoring three runs
  • Pinch-ran and scored a run vs. Indiana State (2/16), at Lipscomb (2/29) and against Fairfield (3/8)

2019 (Redshirt Freshman Season)

  • Played in four games for the Buckeyes
  • Made collegiate debut in a pinch-hit appearance vs. Hawai’i (3/24)
  • Scored first collegiate run in a pinch-running situation at NCAA Regional in Nashville vs. McNeese (6/1)

2018 (Freshman Season)

  • Redshirted during freshman campaign

Prior to Ohio State

  • Two-time All-Ohio (2016-17)
  • Three-time All-Area and All-Conference (2015-17)
  • Three-time MVP for Red Devils, guiding the team to district championships in 2014 and 2016 and a sectional championship in 2015
  • Lettered in three years in football and basketball
  • Starting quarterback earning All-Area and All-Conference honors in 2016
  • Defensive MVP in basketball in 2015-16

Personal

  • Son of Marla and Brent Hughes
  • Has two siblings, Ben and Abby
  • Mechanical engineering major
  • Would like to play professional baseball or become an engineer after graduation
  • Enjoys playing the guitar and piano, hunting fishing and hanging out with friends
  • His brother, Ben, is a pitcher for Dayton