Outstanding all-around player ... good ball control, passer and defender ... plays well out of the back row ... crafty and powerful hitter ... great court sense and understanding of the game
As a Sophomore (2011): Second on squad with 2.58 kills/set (281 total) ... Led Irish with 40 aces (0.37/set) ... Second among Irish players with 3.18 digs/set (347 total) ... Registered 49 blocks (0.39/set) on the season ... Best serve-reception pct. (.957) of any Irish player ... Second with 3.17 points/set (346 total) ... 20 matches with 10+ digs ... 12 matches with 10+ kills ... Eight double-doubles ... Four matches with four aces ... One of three players to start in all 30 matches and appear in each of the 109 sets ... MVP of Shamrock Invite with 58 kills in three matches ... Posted career-best 25 kills (.373) to go along with 13 digs against Idaho ... Averaged 4.83 kills and 3.92 digs/set while recording double-digit kills in first three matches ... Three double-doubles in first three matches of campaign ... 16 kills and 18 digs in season-opener vs. Eastern Michigan ... Four aces and 14 digs at Stanford ... Three 10+ kill performances at Golden Dome Invite ... Dropped four aces on Portland with 12 kills and 17 digs ... 11 kills and 19 digs vs. Valparaiso ... 10 kills (.409), four aces and 12 digs vs. Villanova ... Team-high 17 kills (.359) vs. Cincinnati ... Nine kills and four blocks vs. Louisville ... Double-digit digs in six straight matches from Sept. 10-25 ... Season-high five blocks with 10 kills and 12 digs vs. Seton Hall ... 11 kills against Louisville at BIG EAST Championship ... Ended season with 16 digs at Dayton.
As a Freshman (2010): Made a splash on the college scene in her first season with the Irish ... AVCA Northeast Region Freshman of Year ... Latest of three Notre Dame players to earn the region's top honor for a freshman ... BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Year ... All-region honorable mention ... First team all-BIG EAST ... Notre Dame Monogram Club Co-MVP ... CVU.com Rising Star ... Led Notre Dame with 386 kills (3.48/set), 32 aces (0.29/set) ... Third with 279 digs (2.51/set) ... Accounted for 437.5 of Notre Dame's 1,887.5 points on the season ... Ranked second among league players in kills/set (4.08) during conference play ... Ranked only behind BIG EAST Player of the Year Stephanie Niemer (5.17) of Cincinnati ... Second with 4.67 points/set and seventh with 0.40 aces/set in league play ... Member of U.S. Women's Junior National Team .... Competed in the 2011 FIVB Women's Junior World Championship held in Peru ... Finished fourth at FIVB Women's Junior World Championship ... BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week after debut at the Shamrock Invite (Aug. 28-29) ... Double-doubles vs. Marshall (11 kills, 16 digs) and Cal Poly (14 kills, 18 digs) ... Blistered Arizona with 12 kills and a solo block ... Averaged 3.08 kills/set and 3.17 digs/set with 3.42 points/set in first career invite ... First Irish freshman named BIG EAST Player of the Week on season's opening week since Christina Kaelin did so in 2006 ... 15 kills, two aces and five blocks vs. Belmont ... 11 kills on 23 attempts with two errors (.391) vs. Weber State ... 17 kills with 16 digs and four blocks at Nevada ... 12 kills and 14 digs vs. Delaware ... 16 kills and 13 scoops against West Virginia ... Seven of those kills came in the third set when Irish rallied from 24-20 deficit for win ... Nine kills and seven digs against Pittsburgh ... Posted 19 kills - the most by an Irish player in a three-set match since 2006 - at Georgetown on a .562 clip (also her best hitting pct. on the season) ... 13 kills and five aces at USF to become the first Irish player with five aces in a contest since 2007 ... 15 kills at Louisville and 12 more at Cincinnati ... Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week for a school-record fourth time on Oct. 18 after a career-high 23 kills on a .340 clip during a 3-1 win over DePaul ... Seven kills in both the second and third sets as Notre Dame posted its eighth straight win over DePaul ... 14 digs at Western Michigan (Oct. 19) ... 14 kills (.462) with two aces vs. Syracuse ... 19 kills and 10 digs against Marquette ... 12 digs and two aces against St. John's ... Went for 17 kills - including her 300th of the season - 14 digs and three aces vs. Connecticut ... Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week (Nov. 1) for the fifth time on the season to set a Notre Dame record ... 12 kills and team-high 16 digs vs. Northern Iowa ... Nine kills (.368) with two aces and seven digs at Rutgers ... 10 kills and 10 digs against Seton Hall... 10+ kills in seven of the season's last eight matches - including the last four - highlighted by a 16-kill performance (.371) against Cincinnati in the BIG EAST Championship ... Scooped 17 shots against Villanova in the opening round of the league tournament.
The McHugh File:
Member of the 2009 U.S. Youth National Team ... Played in the 2009 FIVB World Youth Championships in Thailand ... 76th among PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces ... Led club team to third place in the 18-open division of the 2010 National Junior Olympics ... All-tournament team at 2010 National Junior Olympics ... 2009 PrepVolleyball.com All-American ... AVCA All-American Watch List in 2009 ... First team all-CIF Division I, all-Orange County and Century League MVP in 2009 ... Led El Dorado High School to the league championship in 2008 and 2009 ... El Dorado was ranked 40th in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com ... El Dorado was ranked 12th in California by MaxPreps.com ... All-Century League second team ... Century League champion in 2007 ... Led team to a third-place finish at the Dave Mohs Orange County Championship ... All-tournament team at the Dave Mohs Orange County Championship ... All-tournament team at the Las Vegas Durango Fall Classic ... All-tournament team at the Redondo Beach Power Classic ... One of PrepVolleyball.com's Top 150 Sophomores ... Two-time team captain ... Set school records for single-season kills/set (2.42) and digs (373) ... School's career leader in kills (1,019) and digs (793) ... Lettered in track as a high jumper ... Full name is Andrea Lynn McHugh ... Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Jeff and Lori McHugh ... Father played basketball at Stanford from 1975-78 and one year professionally in Switzerland ... Has two siblings, Matt and Lauren ... Brother, Matt, plays basketball at Azusa Pacific ... Grandfather, Jim Hanna, played basketball and baseball at USC ... President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a film, television and theatre major.