Brandon Pugh
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Capistrano Beach, Calif.

High School:
San Juan Hills HS '12

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 140

Event:
Distances

Major:
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

CROSS COUNTRY: Aggies' No. 2 scorer at both Big West Conference Championships (13th overall) and NCAA West Regional (65th) in 2012... Competed in three other meets as a freshman, crossing as team's 3rd finisher in each.

SAN JUAN HILLS HS '12: Finished 3rd at CIF state cross country championships in 2010, following a runner-up performance at Southern Section meet the week before... Also advanced to state meet as a freshman (51st), sophomore (14th) and senior (22nd)... Reached CIF-SS prelims in 3,200 for four straight track seasons... Went on to take 5th in section finals as a junior... School's Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Laguna Hills, Calif.... Majoring in biochemistry & molecular biology... Parents are William and Michelle Pugh... Claims he would like to pursue a rap career "but I'm completely tone deaf"... Speaking of which, would amend his sport by requiring music to be played throughout meets.