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Griffin Hughes

Midfield

Player profile

  • Height 5-7
  • Weight 170
  • Hometown Powell, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy Liberty
  • Year Junior

AS A SOPHOMORE (2019)
• Started off the season by scoring his first career goals in a 12-9 win over Cleveland State (2/2).
• Finished the season with three points in 10 games played.
• Recorded goals in back to back games against Notre Dame (3/23) and Rutgers (3/31).
• Two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete majoring in communications.

AS A FRESHMAN (2018)
• Saw action in one game, a 15-9 victory over Boston University in the home opener (2/10).

AT OLENTANGY LIBERTY
• Two-time first team All-Ohio and the 2017 OCC Player of the Year.
• Named Ohio’s Division I Player of the Year following his senior year and a US Lacrosse All-American.
• Set Liberty’s program record for career goals and points.
• Two-time team Offensive Most Valuable Player.
• Led Liberty to a undefeated conference record and the team’s first OCC title in over 10 years.
• Also played football at Liberty and had three interceptions (two for touchdowns) and one kickoff return for touchdown during his senior year in 2016.
• Helped the Patriots to an undefeated regular season and appearance in the regional finals.

PERSONAL
• The son of Susan and Shane Hughes.
• Has two siblings: an older brother and younger sister.
• Lists his greatest sports thrill as going undefeated during the regular season with his Olentangy Liberty football team during his senior season.