As a Sophomore in 2004: Played and started in al 42 games...Led the team and was fourth in the league with 44 RBI...Batted .312 on the year with 43 hits and 25 runs...Tied for the team lead in doubles with 14...Posted a team-high four sacrifice hits...Led the team with 174 put-outs...Had the second-best fielding percentage at .984.
As a Freshman in 2003: Saw action in 27 games, earning 11 starts...Tallied eight hits, two runs and two RBI
High School: A graduate of Middlesex School where he lettered in baseball, basketball, and football for two years...Also attended Andover High School where he lettered in baseball for three years, and basketball and football for two years...Captained both his baseball and basketball teams as a senior... All-ISL (Independant School League) Baseball in 2001 and 2002...Earned all-Merrimack Valley conference honors in baseball in 2000...W.P. Raymond Bowl Baseball MVP in 2001 and 2002...Charles L. Prince Memorial Bowl Top Senior Athlete in 2002...Class II Alumni Athletic prize for Top Junior Athlete in 2001...Selected to the Bay State Games Baseball Team in 2000 and 2001...Earned Top 96 Invitational Baseball Team honors in 2000 and 2001.
Personal: The son of Dan and Cheryl Hughes, Danny has a brother, Timothy, and a sister, Whitney. Undecided on a concentration, plans to pursue a career in financial services.