Ellen Hughes
Ellen Hughes


Westerville, Ohio

High School:
Westerville Central



Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

Previous Rowing Experience: Has been rowing since the fall of 2008 ... competed in the 2008 Midwest Championship and the Youth Nationals ... at the Midwest Championships was a member of the Varsity Eight that placed third overall, while the Varsity Four was second ... at the Youth Nationals, competed with the Varsity Eight that placed 12th ... medaled in 18 of 25 races ... named the team's captain ... also lettered in volleyball and softball prior to her switch to rowing ... held a 4.0 grade point average and graduated in the top 10 percent of her class ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born December 9, 1991 ... daughter of Stark and Mary Hughes ... has an older sister, Laura, and a younger brother Matt ... interested in a graphic design career ... graduated from Westerville Central High School.


Gophers Compete in Boston


Competing among 33 boats in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta, the Minnesota rowing team finished 16th on Sunday afternoon.

Gophers Travel to Head of the Charles


Minnesota takes part in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend in Boston.

Q&A with the Novices


GopherSports.com talked with the newest Minnesota rowers after their first competition.

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