Ellen Hughes
Ellen  Hughes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westerville, Ohio

High School:
Westerville Central

Position:
Varsity


05/13/2012

Minnesota Rowing Places Fifth at Big Ten Championships

Kalmoe and Haws named to All-Big Ten teams.

05/11/2012

Rowing Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

The event will take place Sunday in Indianapolis, Ind.

10/30/2011

Golden Gophers Wrap Up Fall Season in Impressive Fashion

Minnesota posts six top-five finishes at the Head of the Iowa.

2013-14 • Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... posted wins over Dayton, West Virginia and Alabama with the First Varsity Eight at the Oak Ridge Invite (3/15-16) ... placed first against Dartmouth and Rutgers in the 2V8 at the Boston Challenge (4/5-6) ... also placed second ahead of Boston University ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State in the 1V8 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/12) ... placed second behind Wisconsin with the 1V8 in the lone home dual of the year on Lake Phalen (5/4) ... finished fifth at the 2014 Big Ten Championships in the 2V8 (5/18)

2012-13 • Junior Season: Member of the Second Varsity Eight ... raced at the Oklahoma Invite against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State and Tulsa (3/9-10) ... Defeated Tennessee in the road dual (3/24)... finished first against Louisville, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan State and Rhode Island at the Clemson Invite (4/21)... defeated Michigan State in the double-dual at Wisconsin (5/5) ... competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Defeated Buffalo and Kansas and competed against Virginia and Duke as V8 in the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana as 1V8 in the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Raced in the Virginia Invitational as V8 (4/14-15) ... Raced against Wisconsin as 1V8 in the HomeDualvs. Wisconsin (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships 1V8 (5/13) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree 2010-11 • Freshman Season: Competed with the Second Varsity Eight during the season ... finished in fourth place at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) ... rowed against the Badgers at the Wisconsin Dual (5/1) ... claimed two first place finishes at the Charles River Challenge (4/17) ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State at the Big Ten Double Duals (4/9) ... defeated Tennessee at the Tennessee Dual (3/20).

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.

MORE HEADLINES

World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday

7/13/2017

Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.

Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team

6/30/2017

2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday

Gophers Place Seventh at Big Tens

5/14/2017

Anna Greene and Rylie Wargo earned All-Big Ten recognition while the Gophers earned a pair of top-five finishes.

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