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Griffin Hughes

Midfield

Player profile

  • Height 5-7
  • Weight 174
  • Hometown Powell, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy Liberty
  • Year Senior

Ohio State Overview
• OSU Scholar-Athlete majoring in communication
• Has 19 career points in 18 games (15G, 4A)

2020 (Junior Season)
• Was enjoying a breakout season before the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the final six games of the regular season
• Had 12 goals and four assists for 16 points
• Scored at least one goal in each of Ohio State’s seven games
• Career-high four points (3G, 1A) in a 12-10 win over Hofstra
• Also had a hat trick in the Buckeyes’ 23-9 season-opening win vs. Detroit Mercy
• 18 of his 22 shots were on goal
• Handed out a career-high two assists vs. Cornell

2019 (Sophomore Season)
• 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

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

At Olentangy Liberty High School
• 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