Lipka on McHugh: "Kim keeps on improving as a goalkeeper and I think she has a chance to challenge our other keepers for minutes this year. She got some time in this spring and that helped her confidence leading into the fall."
General: Reads the game well... Has excellent lateral movement... Improved on controlling her area and crosses.
2002: Saw action in match against SEC rival Georgia... Played 17 minutes, making one save while holding the Bulldogs scoreless. 2001: Redshirt season.
Pre-College: Two-year starter at Assumption... All-Region Team in 1999 and 2000... High School 2000 Team Captain... Winner of the Sportsmanship Award in 1998... Plays club soccer for the Louisville Alliance Futbol Club under Dave Griffiths... Griffiths called her "the backbone of the team's success"... Over the past two years, her club soccer goals against average has been a 0.8... Allowed an average of only 12 goals a season for two seasons... Won the Continental Alliance tournament last season... Won Indianapolis Red Lion Tournament last season... Member of the two-time Louisville Alliance spring tournament championship team... Guided her team to its league championship twice... Choosing not to compete in ODP, she traveled with the Louisville Alliance to Ireland and England to compete in a series of games and went undefeated... Member of the Beta Club... Named to Honor Roll seven semesters... Awarded the President's Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence.
Personal: Full name is Kimberly Anne McHugh... Born September 14, 1983... Parents are Jim and Janice McHugh... Lists her most memorable moments in sports as making the winning saves in sudden-death shoot-outs against the No. 1 team in Kentucky, Sacred Heart, as Assumption beat its archrival for the first time in five years... Chose UK because of the location and the facilities.