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Michael Hughes
Michael Hughes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Greater Atlanta Christian School

Event:
Multi-Events



All-Time Rank at Alabama:
• Indoor Heptathlon - 3rd

Career Bests:
• Heptathlon - 5,339
• Decathlon - 6,794
• 60m - 7.13
• 60m Hurdles - 8.66
• 100m - 11.15
• 100m Hurdles - 16.34
• 400m - 50.44
• 1,500m - 4:49.36
• High Jump - 5-10 1/2
• Long Jump - 21-2 3/4
• Pole Vault - 15-7
• Shot Put - 41-0 1/4
• Discus - 90-1
• Javelin - 146-3

Junior (2009-10)
Indoor, he finished eighth in the heptathlon at the SEC Indoor Championship with 4,868 points ... was also eighth at the Razorback Invitational with 4,721 points ... ran as part of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished eighth at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 3:15.43 ... was seventh in the decathlon at the SEC Outdoor Championships with 6,794 points.

Sophomore (2008-09)
Competed in the multi events for the first time in his career ... finished 11th in the heptathlon (4,782) at the SEC Indoor Championships ... had two top five finishes in heptathlon events at the SEC Indoor Championships including the pole vault (2nd, 15-3) and the shot put (4th, 41- 1/4) ... ranked eighth in the SEC in the decathlon, but was unable to finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships due to an injury ... finished only the 100ms at the SEC Outdoor Championships as part of the decathlon where he placed sixth in 11.25.

Red-shirt freshman (2007-08)
Third best pole vaulter for the Crimson Tide during the indoor season and second best vaulter outdoors ... jumped a career-best of 15-7 at the Tiger Classic during the outdoor season.

Freshman (2006-07)
Did not compete.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Brad Kinser ... member of the 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Region Champion teams ... team placed second in the state in 2004 and 2006 ... individual pole vault Region Champion in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... state runner-up in 2005 before winning the State Championship in 2006 ... named to the All-County team 2004-06 ... holds the school record in the pole vault, 200m and 4x100m relay ... named Most Valuable Field Event Athlete ... also on the swim team and held the school record in the 50m freestyle ... placed sixth in the state in the 50m freestyle as a swimmer ... National Merit Finalist ... named to the President's list all four years in high school ... member of the National Honors Society ... Parents: Robert and Marion Hughes ... Siblings: Neal and Kevin ... Birthday: November 6, 1987 ... Majoring in Marketing ... father was a wrestler at N.C. State.

     
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