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Student Athlete Profile - Jacey Hughes, Women's Track & Field


Feb. 8, 2005

Jacey Hughes
Women's Track & Field
Senior * Pole Vault
Utica, Ky. (Daviess County)

Jacey's Bio

Post college ambition: To earn a Ph.D. in forensic psychology

People with the Greatest Influence on Athletic Career: Her Mom and Dad

Biggest Thrill in Sports: Achieving a new personal record

Athlete you most admire: U of L assistant coach Doug Sharp

Hobbies and outside interests: Rock-climbing, camping and traveling

Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption

Favorite TV Show: 24

Favorite Food: Qdoba

Favorite Musical Group: Montgomery Gentry

A "Stupid Human Trick" I can do: I can polevault

Three words that best describe her are: Spontaneous, forgetful and outgoing

Best advice she's gotten about sports: Leave it all out there and have no regrets

If she could have dinner with two people (current, historical or fictional) who would it be: My Grandpa and Lance Armstrong

Why she chose U of L: Location and teammates

Best part about being an athlete: My teammates and the opportunities that are presented

If she won the lottery, she would use the money for: Traveling and helping those in need

The moment she realized she was really good at her sport: When I truly enjoyed everything about it

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