2019: Played in 10 games during the season … scored a goal at Hampton on Mar. 30 … totaled nine shots during the year including a season-high three versus the Pirates on Mar. 30 … had two shots in games against No. 12 High Point (Mar. 15) and Jacksonville (Apr. 13).
2018: Played in 10 games during the season and earned two starts … scored three goals during the season coming in games versus Furman, Hampton and Richmond … also had two assists in the Hampton game to help VMI to an 18-3 victory at home … took 13 shots for the year including a season-high four against Hampton … logged six groundballs on the season with four coming against Air Force on March 17.
2017: Played in three games during the season ... scored a goal at Hampton on April 1 to help VMI to a 14-1 victory ... also tallied an assist and had two shot attempts in the effort ... named one of 13 Alpha Company corporals on post.
2016: Played in 11 games during the course of the season … scored one goal for the year against Hampton on Apr. 2 … also had an assist during the game … totaled five shot attempts on the year, including three against Mount St. Mary's on Mar. 12 and one against Army on Feb. 21 … picked up one groundball at High Point in the season finale.
High School: Prepped at Pine-Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania … two-year letterwinner as an attackman … team captain … WPIAL first team all-section recipient … tallied 31 goals and 15 assists over his career … also played for the Low and Away Lacrosse club team.
Personal: Full name is Austin Marschall Hughes … parents are Chris and Jacquie Hughes … has two older sisters … plans to major in economics and business.