2 - Connor Hughes
Connor Hughes
Height: 6-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei
Position: Outside Hitter
Previous School: Mater Dei HS

UC Irvine
2012: Named to the NCAA All-Tournament team...averaged 3.71 kills per set over the four post-season matches...averaged 1.89 kills and 1.00 digs per set overall...played in 56 sets...2011: Redshirted...2010: Averaged 1.79 kills per set...also averaged 2.26 points and 0.89 digs...had eight aces...recorded a career-best 15 kills versus UC San Diego (1/7)...played in 38 sets as the only true freshman on the squad. 

Mater Dei High School
AVCA second team Boys' High School Senior All-America...three-time Trinity League choice as well as a two-time All-CIF selection...Monarchs were 2009 state champions...Mater Dei Male Athlete of the Year as a senior...had career-highs of 27 kills versus Santa Barbara, eight aces against Corona del Mar and 11 digs versus Mira Costa... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection...also played basketball where he was an all-league and All-CIF performer...team was state champions twice. 

Club
Played for the LBC for 17s and 18s and won two bronze medals at the Junior Olympics...played for the Balboa Bay Club for 14s and 16s and took home a bronze and a gold medal at JOs.

 

 

 

 

 

USA Volleyball
Participated in the 2011 World University Games on the beach...member of the 2010 Junior National Beach Team.

 

 

 

 

 

Extras
Social sciences major...sister Lauren played volleyball at Fairfield University.