2011: Had an RBI and scored a run against Middle Tennessee (3/6)... Tallied an RBI single at UT Arlington (3/16)... Had a double, scored two runs, walked twice and was hit by a pitch in Tech's 9-5 win over UTPA (3/26)... Made two starts at short against Hawai'i and had a season-high two hits in Tech's shutout win over the 'Bows (4/17)...Was 1-for-3 with two runs scored in Tech's win against UT Arlington (5/3)... Had a career-high four hits with two runs scored and an RBI against Mississippi Valley State (5/11).
2010: Appeared in 50 games with 36 starts at shortstop...Totaled 30 RBI on the year...Lone home run of the season came against UTPA (3/7)...Tallied four RBI at UTPA (3/7)...Went 2-for-2 with three RBI vs. Sac. St. (5/7).
2009: Played in 32 games, while starting 15...His 15 starts came at the shortstop position...Collected his first collegiate hit and scored a run against Grambling State (2/22)...Received his first start the following game and hit a three-run home run at Northwestern State (2/25)...Went 2-for-2 with a double and a home run in the second game of Tech's doubleheader against Nevada (4/4)...Helped his team sweep the defending National Champion Fresno State by hitting a solo home run and scoring twice in the series finale (4/19).
High School: Lettered one season at Neville High School under coach Tim O'Neal...Lettered four seasons at Sterlington High School before transferring to Neville...In 2005 at Sterlington, he was a member of the baseball team that won their district and finished as state runner-up in Class 2A...Named all-district and all-northeast all three years...Named all-state honorable mention as a freshman and first team all-state 2A as a sophomore in 2006...In 2007, he batted .420 with six home runs.
Personal: Son of Eric and Kathy Hughes...Has two brothers, Cole and Spencer, and a sister, Erica Gross...Born Oct. 5, 1988, in Monroe, La.