Hometown: Pembroke Pines, Fla.
BRITNEY AT A GLANCE: Hard throwing right-hander with a wide array of pitches … Extremely hard worker and one of the most physically fit players on the team … Very tough mentally, battles through adversity … Should be a key for the starting rotation … Very durable, has the ability to throw nearly unlimited innings … Very fast hands produce plenty of power at the plate.
RED-SHIRT (2012-Florida Gulf Coast): Played for coach David Deiros at Florida Gulf Coast before being injured … Finished the season with a 1-6 record in the circle with a 3.59 ERA … threw 41.0 innings with 12 appearances and two complete games as the Eagles went 38-24 and tied for first in the Atlantic Sun … Had a season-high five strikeouts against Illinois State on Feb. 12 … Tossed a complete game victory against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 24, allowing just one earned run with four punch outs … Also threw a complete game against South Dakota State on Mar. 3, allowing just one earned run.
PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Played two seasons at St. Petersburg College under coach Breanna Myer … Posted a 29-19 record and a 2.11 ERA … Tallied 331 strikeouts in a 334.1 innings pitched Hit .271 with 18 runs and 12 RBI … Earned a Florida Community College Activities Association All-Suncoast Conference first team nod in 2010 and 2011 … Named to the Second-Team All-State after her freshman season … Struck out a career-high 13 in a 2-0 win over Pensacola State on Feb. 6, 2010 … Matched that with 13 strikeouts in a 3-1 win over Polk on Mar. 18, 2010 … Struck out 10 in a five-inning 9-1 over Enterprise State on Feb. 26, 2011 … Torched Middle Georgia for 12 strikeouts in a 1-0 win on Mar. 13, 2011 … Tossed a nine-inning complete-game win 1-0 over State College-Manatee on Apr. 7, 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Played for coach Tom Fadel at Pine Charter … Helped lead the Jaguars to the state title game as a junior … Earned Third-Team All-Broward County from the Miami-Herald as a junior outfielder … Went 9-1 with 88 strikeouts and a 0.35 ERA as a senior to earn First-Team All-County a senior ... Played four years for the West Pines Diamond Dusters under former Barry All-American Jen Boyd-Pugh along with current Buccaneer teammates Christine Marino, Julie Brito and Kelly Martinez ... Won the 2010 Florida state title and placed seventh at the ASA National Championships.
PERSONAL: Daughter of David and Jennifer Pugh … Has one brother, David (14) … Previously played with current Buccaneer teammates Christine Marino (St. Petersburg College) and Julie Brito (Pines Charter) … Majoring in criminology.