Coach McHugh is from Pepperell, MA, has been playing softball since the sixth grade, and is a junior at Clark University. She has been the starting catcher for the Clark University Softball team for the past two years. McHugh attended Westford Academy and was one of the starting varsity catchers her junior and senior years. In her summer league experience, she first caught and played outfield for the Lowell Dirt Dogs, then the New England Blizzard, and finished her last two summer seasons with the Westford Waves. McHugh has coached rec softball for the town of Westford, and has been a camp counselor at the Westford Academy softball clinic and at a clinic at AtBats in Boxborough, MA.