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Kaylan Pugh

Kaylan Pugh



Hometown Memphis, Tenn.
Last School St. Mary's Episcopal School
Year Junior
Height 5-9
Kaylan Pugh


2016-17 (Sophomore): Took the floor in 26 games and earned the start in four … Averaged 10.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game … Finished third on the team in scoring … Added 12 points in Tech’s WNIT win over Alabama (3/26) … Recorded second double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against UCF in the WNIT (3/19) … Led team with 21 points against Boston College (3/1) and Miami (3/2) in the ACC Tournament to post back-to-back 20-plus point games … Added 15 points at Miami (2/26) to close out the regular season … Scored 16 points against Clemson (2/23) … Pitched in 20+ points for the second time, contributing a game-high 23 points against No. 6 Florida State (1/26) … Had breakout performance against No. 24 Syracuse (1/15), pouring in personal-best 28 points and 13 rebounds … Connected on 12-of-16 free throw attempts against the Orange and dished out four assists … Scored 17 points against Duke (1/5), while pulling down six rebounds and posting career-best five steals … Recorded six rebounds in win at Boston College (1/12) … Saw first action at Georgia Tech at Middle Tennessee State (12/22), playing 20 minutes and contributing nine points, three rebounds and two steals … Sat out the first seven games to complete NCAA rules in transfer policy.

2015-16 (True Freshman): Transferred to Georgia Tech from Ohio State in December 2015 and sat out 2016 spring semester and will sit out 2016 fall semester, per NCAA transfer rules … Saw action in six games at Ohio State … Averaged 5.5 points per game, 2.8 rebounds per game and 1.2 steals per game for Buckeyes.

Prep: Played for Emily Owens at St. Mary’s Episcopal School … Was ESPN Top-100 and four-star recruit and ranked 26th prospect in country by Prospect Nation … As senior, averaged 29.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game and was named TSSAA Division II Miss Basketball … Was finalist for TSSAA Division II Miss Basketball in each of first three seasons … Was leading scorer in state of Tennessee as sophomore, junior and senior … Voted St. Mary’s team captain and team MVP … Finished high school career with more than 2,700 points … During summer of 2014, led club team, Tennessee Flight, to semifinals appearance at Nike Nationals … Led tournament in rebounds at 11.1 per game and averaged 14.7 points per game … Grabbed tournament-high 22 rebounds in one game … Played in East vs. West All-Star game in Tennessee and was named MCP of Little Rock vs. Memphis All-Star game after scoring 29 points.

Personal: From Memphis, Tenn. … Chose to transfer to Georgia Tech because of great academics, culture and to be closer to family … Started playing basketball at school where her dad used to work and when he would be working, she would be shooting in gym … Lists family as greatest influence … Lists most memorable accomplishments as graduating high school and playing in 7th grade AAU Nationals.

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