Pugh earns WBC scholarship

CJ-0813-PUGH-Brennan-1KWALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Brennan Pugh of Houston, has been awarded an Academic Excellence Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College.

The scholarship is awarded to students transferring to WBC from other institutions, based on their academic achievements.

Pugh is a graduate of Houston High School. He is the son of Lee and Millette Nabors of Houston, and the late Brett Pugh.

Pugh was a sophomore second baseman at Northwest Community College before signing to play for the Williams Baptist College Eagles.

Primarily used as a pinch runner at Northwest, Pugh played in 41 games last spring, earning the start in 10, and hit .257 with three doubles and 10 RBIs and stole 21-of-21 bases.

For his career, Pugh appeared in 83 games with four doubles, 13 RBIs, 34 stolen bases and 63 runs scored.

Off the diamond Pugh was the ideal student-athlete, focusing strongly on his academics as well with a 3.90 GPA in exercise science.

Pugh was on the Northwest President’s List for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 terms, earned MACJC Academic All-State honors and also garnered the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement.

WBC competes in the American Midwest Conference of the NAIA. Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.

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