sport

Soccer

Position

Forward

Team

Sky Blue FC

league

NWSL

Bio: Raised in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Pugh played club soccer with Real Colorado where she helped the team win state titles in 2010 and 2011. She was named U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2015 and Gatorade National Female Soccer Player of the Year in 2016. After playing extensively on under-17 and under-20 teams, Pugh became the youngest player to debut on the USWNT at the age of 17. Since her debut in 2016, Pugh has helped the team to win three SheBelieves Cups (2016, 2018 and 2020), the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

In 2017, Pugh announced that she would forego her college career at UCLA to play professionally. She signed with the Washington Spirit and was named as a finalist for NWSL Rookie of the Year. In 2020, she was traded to Sky Blue FC where she currently plays.

Career Stats:

  • Games Played: 40

  • Goals: 10

2019 Season Stats:

  • Games Played: 9

  • Goals: 2

  • Clearances: 0

  • Blocks: 0

  • Interceptions: 6