John Hughes Returns To Round of 32 At ITA Northeast Regional
NEW HAVEN, Conn. Quinnipiac University junior men's tennis player John Hughes (Springfield, Mass.) defeated Dartmouth's Daniel Freeman (Seed No. 17-32) in the second round of the ITA Northeast Regional, Saturday afternoon at Yale. With the win, Hughes moves on to the round of 32 for the second consecutive year. The two-time reigning NEC Player of the Week faces second-seeded Brendan Lynch of Penn State, Sunday at 10 a.m.
Hughes took the first set, 6-3, before falling in a second-set tie-breaker, 13-11. The junior was leading 3-2, up a break and leading 30-0 in the third set when Freeman retired due to injury.