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Taylor Hughes
Taylor  Hughes

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Carroll, Ohio

High School:
Bloom-Carroll H.S.

Height:
6-1

Position:
Setter

11/03/2017

Buckeyes Knock Off No. 8 Badgers in Madison

Ohio State outlasts Wisconsin in five sets

10/28/2017

Buckeyes Roll Past Indiana, 3-0

Luisa Schirmer led the squad with 15 kills

10/27/2017

Hughes Reaches 3,000 Career Assists in Losing Effort to No. 17 Purdue

Taylor Hughes became the eighth player in program history with at least 3,000 career assists

10/14/2017

Buckeyes Cruise Past Northwestern in Three Sets

It is the seventh sweep of the season for Ohio State

10/06/2017

Ohio State Bested by No. 3 Penn State in Five Sets

Bia Franklin had a career-high 10 kills and nine digs

CAREER HONORS
• Enters the 2017 season ranked inside the Ohio State Top-20 with 9.42 assists per set (6th), 2,241 assists (11th) and .27 services aces per set (T-17th)
• Ohio State Most Outstanding Player (2016)
• AVCA All-America honorable mention (2016)
• AVCA All-Mideast Region honorable mention (2016)
• All-Big Ten honorable mention (2016)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2015)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2015, 16)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (Sophomore)
• Started all 35 matches, playing in every single set (132)
• Attacked .328 on the season, ranking 16th in school history
• Dished out 1,263 assists, the 18th-highest total all-time at Ohio State
• Ranked fifth in the Big Ten with .32 service aces per set
• espnW National Player of the Week (Oct. 5)
• All-tournament team honors in both the North Texas Challenge and Sports Imports D.C. Koehl Classic
• Recorded a pair of triple-doubles and 12 additional double-doubles
• Totaled 1,263 assists, 241 digs, 227 kills, 81 blocks and 42 service aces while attacking .328

2015 (Freshman)
• Played in 30 matches, including 27 starts
• Paced the entire NCAA Tournament's opening weekend with 1.17 services aces per set in a pair of Buckeye sweeps
• Big Ten Setter of the Week (Oct. 12)
• Registered eight double-doubles
• Tallied 978 assists, 235 digs, 87 kills, 66 blocks and 23 service aces
• Enrolled early and began taking classes during the Spring '15 semester

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-time All-Ohio performer, earning First Team honors in 2013 and 2014
• AVCA Phenom list
• Pushed Bloom-Carroll High to four straight league titles, including three undefeated conference seasons
• Tournament MVP at the 2014 USA High Performance Championships in Tulsa, Okla.

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Doug and Desiree Hughes
• One of four children which have all played collegiate sports
• Sister, Ashley, played volleyball at Ohio State (2006-09)
• Sister, Cassie, played volleyball at Columbus State (2013)
• Brother, Ryan, competed for the Malone University football team in 2008-09
• Accounting major

2015 Match-by-Match Get Acrobat Reader

2016 Match-by-Match Get Acrobat Reader

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