On McHugh: Made huge contributions in her first collegiate season as a starter on the backline … a versatile player who can also play forward, but will see most of her time in the back ... blazing fast ... gifted athlete who will definitely continue to contribute … a winner who came to the Terps from a very successful Bethesda Fury club team that won the national club team title in 2001.
As a freshman (2002): In her first college season, started 16 of 21 matches she played … totaled 1,459 minutes … credited with first career assist on Kimmy Francis goal at Florida State (11/7) in ACC Quarterfinals … started first six games and came off the bench for four before starting again at Penn State (10/8) … started nine of the final 10 matches of the season … started both games at UConn Classic (9/1) on defense, playing 143 minutes.
Before Maryland: Played four stellar years at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md. ... racked up numerous honors during her career ... named first team All-Maryland as a senior ... earned all-state honorable mention as a junior ... was an All-Met pick and an all-county selection by The Gazette Newspapers and The Montgomery Journal as a junior and a senior ... served as team captain as a senior, completing a four-year varsity career ... played her club soccer with the Bethesda Fury, which captured five Maryland state championships ... captured the U-17 USYSA National Championship and U-17 USYSA Region I title in 2001.
Personal: Kristin Anne McHugh ... born October 26, 1984 in Silver Spring, Md. ... daughter of Teresa and Joe McHugh ... sister of Dan (21) and Brian (12) ... has three cousins play college soccer: Beth McHugh at Dayton; Kate McHugh at Youngstown State and Caroline McHugh at Middle Tennessee State ... majoring in letters and sciences.
Career Stats Year GP GS G A Pts. Shots GWG 2002 21 16 0 1 1 4 0
Career Highs Assists: 1 at Florida State (11/7/02)