Kobe's Quote: "Michael comes in with some outstanding distance freestyle times. He is going to strengthen our distance group this season."
Before ECU: Three-time state champion ... Junior National Qualifier ... Earned All-America honors ... Coached by Aaron Dean.
Personal: Born May 10, 1992 ... Parents are Bonita and Bradley Hughes.
Top Times: 1000 Free - 9:35.98; 1650 Free - 16:05.63