Tupelo's Hughes signs with Mississippi College soccer

She scored 21 goals her senior season.

Posted: Feb 26, 2019 4:29 PM
Updated: Feb 26, 2019 11:27 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo High School's Sydney Hughes signed with Mississippi College's women's soccer program on Tuesday.

Hughes scored 21 goals and had five assists as a senior as the Lady Wave advanced to the Class 6A quarterfinals. She joins three other Tupelo players on the Choctaws' roster.

"I really liked the coaches, and I really liked the program, and just the atmosphere of the college, and there are also (the) three other players down there, so it's really gonna be a comfortable experience for me for my first year," Hughes said.

Hughes was named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State Team and was voted as the Lady Wave's most valuable offensive player by her teammates.

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