NAME: Austin Pugh
SCHOOL: Conner High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2010
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Ranked as a Top 50 player in KY
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’1”-200 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Burlington, KY
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “My father and grandfather”
FUTURE GOAL: Play baseball in college
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Austin’s multi-talented athletic career at Conner High School saw him enter the record books this baseball season as he became the school’s all-time career leader in both home runs (21) and RBIs (104). Playing catcher, first base, pitcher and designated hitter, the team captain was named by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association as a pre-season all-state selection coming off an all-star junior year when he hit .461 with 37 RBIs and 6 homeruns while scoring 35 runs. His single-season 47 hits ranks 4th in team history. Also a tough football player on both offense and defense, Austin was named to the NKAC and all-district teams. He also wrestled (placing 7th at state) one year. An excellent student (honor roll every semester) active in community service, his favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Albert Pujols, his favorite entertainer is Will Ferrell, favorite movie is The Hangover, and his favorite book is Hatch.
“Austin’s work ethic on the field and in the classroom is an example for other student athletes in our baseball program at Conner High School.”
-- Brad Arlinghaus, Baseball Coach.
To view last year's MVPs, go here.
To view the 2007-2008 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2006-2007 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2005-2006 MVPs, go here.