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    Kevin Hughes  
    Kevin Hughes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rye, NY

    High School:
    Rye

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180

    Event:
    Free


    AS A SOPHOMORE: Swam primarily freestyle events throughout the season ... earned CSCAA honorable mention All-America distinction ... one of a record nine Notre Dame swimmers to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... earned a 16th-place finish with the 800 medley relay team at the NCAA Championships to cop an honorable mention All-America scroll ... top time in the 1,650 free (15:25.24) came with a fifth-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... also recorded a season-best during the 200 free (1:36.45, the third-fastest time in program history) and the 500 free (4:23.67) at the BIG EAST meet ... part of the 800 medley relay team that was runner-up at the BIG EAST Championships and the Northwestern Invitational ... showcased freestyle speed at the Shamrock Invitational, being the first swimmer to the wall in the 500 free (4:31.85) and also took home gold against Cleveland State in the 500 free (4:33.04) ... took second place in the 200 free against Cleveland State with a time of 1:40.98 ... in dual meet action against Pittsburgh, brought home a pair of runner-up finishes in the 1000 free (9:35.07) and the 400 free relay (3:07.19) ... monogram winner

    AS A FRESHMAN: Talented freestyle specialist who earned three NCAA B-cuts in as many individual swims at the BIG EAST Championships in his first year ... highlighted his season with a silver finish and all-BIG EAST honors in the 1,650 free (15:17.53), the third-best performance in the event in team history... took fourth place in the 500 free (4:24.43) at the BIG EAST Championships ... finished 10th (1:37.68) in a loaded 200 free field at the same meet ... recorded a lead-off split during the 1,650 free for the first 1,000 yards (9:14.59), the fourth-fastest time in that distance in team history ... swam the 100 backstroke at the Hawkeye Invitational, recording a season-best time of 51.74 ... participated in dual meets against Louisville, Northwestern, Purdue, Michigan State, and the quad meet against Michigan, Oakland, and TCU ... earned a monogram.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner under head coach Carle Fierro at Rye (N.Y.) ... All-American as a sophomore as part of the school's 400 free relay squad ... named to the all-state team in his sophomore and junior seasons ... competes with the Hydroquatics Swim Team on the club level ... summer National and Junior National qualifier ... competed in 10K Open Water Nationals ... member of the 2010-11 National Youth Team ... scholastic All-American ... full name is Kevin John Hughes ... son of Lisa and John Hughes ... youngest of three children ... sister, Katie (Maryland), and brother, Michael (Boston College), have both swam at the collegiate level ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in accounting.

    Hughes' Career Bests

    Event Time Meet
    200 Free 1:36.45 BIG EAST (2013)
    500 Free 4:23.67 BIG EAST (2013)
    1,000 Free 9:14.59 BIG EAST (2012)
    1,650 Free 15:17.53 BIG EAST (2012)
    100 Back 51.27 Northwestern Invite (2013)
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