Goalie Ryan Hughes Named NEC Defensive Player of the Week

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Fairfield, Conn.—Ryan Hughes (Bayport, N.Y.) has been named the Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week after tying his career-high in Saturday's 13-9 win over Quinnipiac. The sophomore goalie stopped 16 shots on Senior Night, meeting his previous record set on April 7 this season against the NEC Regular Season Champion Robert Morris Colonials. Ten of his saves came in the first half before recording six in the latter half of the game.