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Daje Pugh
Position: Sprints
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Vallejo, Calif.
High School: Fairfield
Experience: High School
2013: Had a strong first season in the short hurdles, as she made the Husky top-10 list in the 100m hurdles and ran on the 4x400m relay at NCAA West Prelims … broke the 14-second mark in the 100m hurdles for the first time at the Pac-12 Championships, finishing 12th in the prelims in 13.99 seconds, putting her eighth in school history … also ran on the 4x100m relay at Pac-12s that took eighth in 46.46 seconds … traveled as an alternate and competed on the 4x400m at West Prelims, as the team ran 3:43.86 to finish 24th overall … at the UW-WSU Dual, she took third in the 100m hurdles in 14.24 seconds and fourth in the 400m hurdles in 1:04.08 as well as running on the 4x1 that was second in 46.36 … top 400m hurdles time of the year was 1:03.38 at the Mt. SAC Relays … indoors, got off to a strong start in the 60m hurdles before missing time with a hamstring injury … set her 60m hurdles PR at the UW Invitational, clocking 8.62 seconds for fourth-place, and also good for the No. 8 spot in school history … ran on the team’s top 4x400m relay of the season, which went 3:44.67 at the UW Invitational, the third-fastest time in school history.

High School and Personal: Born in Vallejo, California ... parents are Rosalin and Lewis Pugh ... has one older sister, Dessare ... confirmed her status as one of the top recruits in the nation by winning the California Div. I state title her senior year in the 300-meter hurdles, running a U.S. leading time of 40.57 seconds ... that PR was nearly four-tenths of a second faster than the next best time in the nation, and was the No. 8 mark in U.S. history ... she also set the Sac-Joaquin Section record in the 100m hurdles, placing third in the state finals in 2012 in 13.69 seconds, ranking seventh among seniors nationally and 15th overall ... won the 2012 USATF Junior Olympic Nationals title in the 100m hurdles, running a PR of 13.61 seconds, and also ran the 400m hurdles in 60.88 seconds ... named the Daily Republic Athlete of the Year all four years of her career ... clocked a slightly wind-aided time of 13.73 at the 2012 Sacramento Meet of Champions ... won the 300-meter hurdles at the 2012 Arcadia Invitational in 42.98 seconds ... ran at the 2012 Brooks PR Invite in Washington's Dempsey Indoor, running 8.74 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles, the 21st-fastest time nationally ... placed seventh at the California State Championships in 2011 in the 100-meter hurdles and sixth in the 300-meter hurdles finals ... her PR of 13.90 seconds at 100-meter hurdles ranked 19th nationally in 2011 ... as a sophomore, was 12th at the California state meet in the 100m hurdles and eighth at 300m hurdles ... reached state as just a freshman in 2009, placing 13th in the 100m hurdles and ninth in the 300m hurdles ... ran 42.63 in the 300m hurdles as a freshman, ranking 20th nationally ... also has a triple jump best of 38-3 ¼ and a long jump best of 18-1 ... graduated with a 3.63 GPA, held student office positions and was voted most spirited in high school.

Major Meets
2013 Pac-12 - 12th, 100m Hurdles | 8th, 4x100m
2013 NCAA Prelims - 24th, 4x400m

Outdoor Bests
100m Hurdles.......13.99
400m Hurdles.......1:03.38

Indoor Bests
200m.......26.22
60m Hurdles.......8.62
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