The finals take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 and are open to the public.
2013-14 (Freshman) 5-6 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 5-6 Open Tournaments: Earned a 12-0 major decision over Kyle Braddock of Clarion at the EMU Open . . . Went 2-2 at both the Wisconsin Open and the UNI Open.
2012-13 (Redshirt): Finished his redshirt season with a 5-12 record . . . Finished the EMU Open with a 1-2 record . . . Competed at the MSU Open with a 1-2 record . . . Finished 0-2 at the UNI Open . . . Finished the Purple Raider Open with a record of 2-2 . . . Finishing the season at the Edinboro Open and went 1-2.
PREP: Was team captain his junior and senior year at Nouvel Catholic Central . . . Named to the Saginaw Area Dream Team in 2011 . . . Saginaw County Champion in 2011 . . . Placed third at states at 152 pounds his junior season and had a 46-6 record . . . All-State selection as a sophomore . . . Greater Thumb Conference Champion in 2009 . . . Was district champion in both 2010 and 2011 . . . Multiple-time Hemlock, Pinconning, and Read City Tournament Champion . . . Freeland Invitational Champion in 2012 . . . Led the Panthers to district championships in all four years . . . Compiled a 173-27 record in high school.
PERSONAL: Son of Parry and Kathy Hughes . . . Born Oct. 2, 1993 . . . Majoring in applied engineering sciences.