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2006 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Peter Hughes

Sprint Free/Back

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Winter Park, Fla. (Winter Park)
Experience
HS
School
Career Best Times

 

Career Best Times

Short Course (Yards)

50 Free - 20.57        (FAU, 1/27/07)

100 Free - 46.28      (FAU, 1/27/07)

100 Back - 52.62p    (Texas Invitational, 12/1/06)         

 

National/International Competition

Competed in the 50-meter free at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals, turning in a time of 24.07.

 

At Florida

2006-07: Charged to the win in the 50 free against FAU (1/27) with a career-best time of 20.57 … Also placed third in the 100 free with a personal-best 46.28 versus the Owls … Posted a third-place finish in the 50 free (21.16) and a sixth-place showing in the 100 free (47.31) versus Indian River CC (1/13) … Touched third in the 50 free (21.16) against Virginia (1/12) … Finished 31st in the 50 free (21.39) at the Texas Invitational (11/30-12/2) … Also competed in the 100 free (47.39) and 100 back (52.62) in Austin … Took seventh in the 50 free (21.60) and eighth in the 100 free (49.29) versus Texas (11/10) … Placed eighth in both the 50 (22.09) and 100 free (50.01) in the Gators’ dual meet with Minnesota … Made his collegiate debut against Georgia (10/26), and finished seventh in the 50 free (21.73).

 

High School

A two-time state champion in the 100 back … Led his team to within a half-point of the state title as a sophomore.

 

Club

Swam for Trinity Prep Aquatics … Coached by Rocco Aceto.

 

Personal

Born April 11, 1988 … Son of Kelley and Janey Hughes … Has a brother, Tim (21), and a sister, Sarah (20) … Tim also swims at UF, while Sarah is on the cross country team at Florida State … Involved in Ultimate Frisbee Club and Dodgeball Club while in high school … Future ambition is to be a member of the Army Delta Force … Chose Florida because “it’s the Harvard of the South” … Lists his hobbies as soccer, fishing and shooting.

 

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