Tulsa Women's Hoops Add Preferred Walk-On Ashley Hughes for 2013-14 Season
May 31, 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Head Women's Basketball Coach Matilda Mossman announced the addition of preferred walk-on Ashley Hughes to the 2013-14 roster. The Golden Hurricane signed six during the fall signing period.
"I feel fortunate that Ashley wants to compete at the highest level both academically and athletically, and I am ecstatic that she chose The University of Tulsa," Mossman said. "Ashley has a pedigree of excellence in everything she does and we are looking forward to those traits carrying over to our basketball program."
Hughes is a 5'7" point guard from Sulphur [Okla.] High School and helped her SHS team post a 94-14 overall record. As a senior, she led the team to the Class 3A State Championship, went undefeated with 30-0 record and was named the state championship MVP. Hughes netted a school record 1,343 points, 372 assists and 322 steals, and also recorded 443 rebounds during her career.
She was the 2012 Wendy's High School Heisman Oklahoma State finalist, the Oklahoma Coaches Association Region 5 Female Athlete of the Year, was a Tulsa World All-State second-team selection, an Oklahoman All-State second-team honoree, an OGBCA All-State selection and an OCA All-State honoree as a senior. Hughes also picked up 3A Oklahoma All-State by Class honors as a junior and senior, was a two-time Ardmorite All-Area MVP, a two-time Lake County Conference MVP, and was selected to the Ardmorite All-Area Super Team twice.
"I am really excited to be coming to The University of Tulsa," Hughes said. "They have a great coaching staff and great players, and they are moving in the right direction. I am honored to be a part of it and I am excited see what we can do this coming season."
Hughes also earned four letters in golf, three in softball and two in track and field.
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