8 Deion Hughes
8 Deion Hughes
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Jefferson City, Mo.
High School: Helias Catholic
Position: OF/P

Personal: Deion is the son of Denny and Carole Hughes and has two brothers, Dane and Danton.

2016: Holds school record for most hits in a season (60). Deion also holds the 4th place record in school history for runs scored in a season (44). He holds the 3rd place record in school history for innings pitched in a season (89.1), 2nd place record for strikeouts in a season (90), and first place record in school history for wins in a season (12). Deion also holds the first place record in school history for complete games in a season (9).

Career Records

  • 183 hits (2nd place)
  • 10 triples (2nd place)
  • 122 runs (2nd place)
  • 107 RBIs (4th place)
  • 245 total bases (3rd place)
  • 145 games played (3rd)
  • 1.99 lowest ERA (1st place)
  • 225.2 innings pitched (2nd place)
  • 257 strikeouts (1st place)
  • 29 wins (1st place)
  • 6 saves (2nd place)
  • 17 complete games (1st place)
  • 8 shutouts (1st place)

SLIAC Awards

  • 2013- Honorable Mention, All Tournament Team, 3rd team all central region
  • 2014- First Team, Academic All Conference, D3Baseball.com Preseason All-America, 2nd team all central region, 2nd team ABCA Division III All-America 
  • 2015- First Team, Academic All Conference
  • 2016- First Team, Academic All Conference, Player of the Year, All Tournament Team, D3Baseball.com All-America, 1st team all central region, 1st tream ABCA Division III All-America, ABCA Central Region Position Player of the Year