|HOMETOWN||Johnson City, Tenn.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Middle Tennessee State|
Prior to ETSU
2004 Cross Country (at MTSU): David finished 28th at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 27:55 ... his best finish of the year came at the UTC Front Runner, where he placed 22nd on the 5K course in 16:40.
2004 Indoor (at MTSU): Hughes ran a team-best in the 3,000 meters, finishing in 8:51.40 at the Middle Tennessee Christmas Invitational ... also posted a team-best in the 5,000M, running a 16:16.10 at the Sun Belt Championships ... ran a 4:34.10 in the mile at Blue Raider Invitational.
2003 Cross Country (at MTSU): Placed 11th at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 27:21.59 ... also placed 22nd at the Western Kentucky Old Timer’s Classic in 26:52.78 ... participated in the NCAA South Regional, placing 87th.
Prep: Four-year cross country and track letterwinner for coaches Don and Scotty Verran at Happy Valley HS …three-time All-State, four-time regional champion and four-time conference champion in cross country … named State Runner of the Year in AA in winning state meet as senior … three-time All-State, four-time regional champion and four-time conference champion in 3200 and 1600 … won state titles in both events as senior … holds school records in cross country (15:29), 1600 (4:25) and 3200 (9:21).
Personal: David Robert Hughes … Son of David Alon and Debi Hughes … Born on September 3, 1984.