| Laura Hughes
Junior (Spring 2001):
Hughes earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
and was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...Played
in eight singles matches during the season, finishing 0-1
at No. 5 and 1-6 at No. 6 singles...Hughes also played in
two doubles matches, finishing 0-1 at No. 3 doubles with both
Sumitra Rao and Rebecca Garner.
Hughes made the most of her playing time, finishing with a
record of 6-5 in singles...She advanced to the consolation
finals at Middle Tennessee State in Flight 4 singles before
falling to Belmont's Lides Valerra, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1...Hughes
was teamed with freshman Rebecca Garner for a mark of 4-8 in
doubles play...The duo had a season-high three-match winning
streak, which included a 15th-place finish at MTSU.
Sophomore (Spring 2000):
Hughes saw limited playing time during the spring...At No. 8
singles, Hughes was 1-2...She teamed with Sumitra Rao for a
mark of 1-1 at No. 3 doubles and a 1-0 record with
Kate Borthwick at No. 2 doubles.
Completed the fall season 6-5, including a 3-3 record at No. 7
singles and a 2-2 record at No. 8 singles...Captured the No. 7 singles
consolation title at the University of Memphis/Varsity Pro Shop
Invitational...Posted a 1-0 record at No. 6...Teamed with
Kate Borthwick for a 3-3 record doubles record, including 2-2 at
No. 4 doubles.
Freshman (Spring 1999):
Finished the spring season with a 2-12 singles record, including
2-10 at No. 6 singles...Was also 0-1 at both No. 4 and No. 5 singles...
Had a 3-2 doubles record, including 2-2 with Annika Westberg (1-1 at
both No. 2 and No. 3 doubles)...also teamed with Claire O'Donoghue
for a win at No. 2 doubles.
Prepped at Kings-Edgehill High School in Windsor, Nova Scotia,
Canada...Hughes was coached by Mark Lever and Jamie Fergeson during her
high school years...Hughes was also a member of the track and field,
cross country, soccer and downhill skiing teams at Kings-Edgehill...she was
MVP of her downhill skiing team as well as the MVP of her soccer team.
Hughes is the daughter of Michael and Barbara Hughes...born June 19, 1980...
is undeclared in her major.