Thursday Oct. 22, 6:30 pm at Clune Arena
Four named to WWC All-Academic Team; nine named to Coaches' Honor Roll
Junior 2015-16: Finished the season with a 9-9 overall record … posted a 0-3 dual record … logged four falls on the season … fastest pin was in 1:29 … placed third at the Cowboy Open … placed second at the U.S. Collegiate Championships … will serve as a flight commander in his squadron as a senior … completed powered flight over the summer … served as the academics and administrative squadron commander over the third block of summer … Dean’s list and Athletic Director’s pin every semester … Commandant’s pin … Superintendent’s pin.
Sophomore 2014-15: Finished the season with a 17-15 overall record and 7-5 dual record … recorded three falls on the season with a fastest time of 1:54 … placed second at the UNK Holiday Open and the All-Academy championships in the 133 class … placed fourth at the Cowboy Open and NCAA West regionals in the 133 class … earned a victory by fall in the match against No. 1 Minnesota … WWC all-academic team with a 3.43 GPA in economics … acting wing parking NCO in charge of parking security and registration at the academy … Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s pin all semesters at the Academy … attended Operation Air Force at Hill AFB, Utah where he was received an F-16 flight … worked ESET as a commissioning education supervisor.
Freshman 2013-14: Posted an 18-4 overall record with 11 falls on the season with a fastest fall of 1:18 ... placed first at the U.S. Western National Open … placed third at the Cowboy Open … placed third at the Colorado Mesa Double Tree Open … placed sixth at the UNK Holiday Inn Open ... WWC all-academic team.
High School: Lettered four years in wrestling ... coached by Matt Behling ... four-time state finals qualifier (once in Ohio, three times in Indiana) ... placed fifth in 2013 ... registered 179 career wins ... three-year team captain ... 2012 NHSCA Junior Nationals All-American ... also lettered three years in baseball ... academic all-state ... received Lausier Award for leadership and character.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 28 ... son of Dan and Jean McHugh ... has a younger sister ... father played baseball at Bowling Green State ... plans to major in economics ... credits his father with the greatest impact on his athletic career … hobbies include reading, running, traveling, meeting people, playing pickup sports and learning new things ... aspires to be a pilot in the Air Force … craziest ambition is to ride an elephant … loves to dance … would like to share that he, “Has two loving parents and a stud sister who dives at Princeton.”