Moline's Hughes commits to WIU


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Posted Online: Dec. 06, 2012, 6:28 pm
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Moline senior soccer player Bri Hughes verbally committed to Western Illinois University this week.

A three-year starter, Hughes, a midfielder, scored 13 goals and added nine assists last season as the Maroons advanced to the Class 3A regional championship match. In the last two years, she has 19 goals and 12 assists.

Hughes ended her junior campaign with All-Western Big 6 Conference and All-Sectional first-team honors. She also was named to The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus All-Metro team.

Hughes will sign a national letter of intent in February.
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