Hughes' season includes all-conference, 1,000th kill
Last updated 5/17/2007 at Noon
Highlights of the 2006 college volleyball season for Heather Hughes included first-team all-conference recognition and her 1,000th career kill.
“Overall it went pretty well,” Hughes said of her junior season with Loyola Marymount University.
Not everything went well. The Lions were not invited to the NCAA playoffs after finishing with a 6-8 West Coast Conference record and a 19-12 overall record which followed an 11-3 start. The sixth-place conference finish was the worst in Steve Stratos’ 17 years as Loyola Marymount’s head coach.
The disappointing league record was in part due...