Liam Hughes

Liam Hughes

Player Profile

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Hullbridge, England

High School:
Modesto Christian (Cal)

Height / Weight:
7-2 / 293

Position:
Center

Experience:
HS

OREGON STATE 2004-2005: Liam has made huge physical strides since joining the program...runs the floor well for a man of his size...with his shear size he forces opponents to alter shots in the paint...plays with emotion...he is the ninth individual in the program's history to stand 7-feet or taller...has benefited from two offeseason workout programs at OSU.

2003-2004: Redshirt season.

MODESTO CHRISTIAN: Liam attended Modesto Christian for three years, playing on the junior varsity team as a sophomore...he averaged 11.5 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots as as senior...team captain as a senior...averaged six points and eight rebounds as a junior...first team all-district and all-state as a senior...also participated in track as a sophomore, throwing the discus and shot put.

PERSONAL: Born in Rochford, England...son of David and Carol Hughes...has one younger brother, Darren...favorite athlete is Shaquille O'Neal...former Modesto Christian teammates include Richard Midgley and David Paris of California and Chuck Hayes of Kentucky...played cricket, soccer, rugby and swimming as a youth in England...chose OSU because of the "coaching staff and the environment of the school."

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