|Hometown:||Santa Barbara, Calif.|
|High School:||San Marcos HS|
2002: Due to the Gauchos' depth at goalkeeper, Pugh redshirted his first season at UCSB.
Prepped at San Marcos High School...Posted 18 shutouts in his varsity career...Helped lead the Royals to a Channel League title and an appearance in the CIF Semifinals...He regards that loss in the semis as his most disappointing moment as a player...A First Team All-Channel League and All-CIF honoree...Named Channel League MVP and CIF Defensive MVP as a senior...Recognized by the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table as its Male Soccer Player of the Year following his senior season...Won the Captains Award as a member of the Royals football team...Also played volleyball at SMHS.
Justin Pugh was born February 20, 1984 in Mission Viejo, CA...Is majoring in Communication at UCSB...Aspires to become a physical therapist upon gradution...Before every game he prays before going over every possible situation in his head, and then listen's to "Metalica"...Fan of USC Football...Favorite movie is "Dumb and Dumber"...Enjoys reading "Maxim" magazine...Likes watching "The Simpsons"...His favorite video game is "Red Card"...Makes sure he always has milk in his refrigerator...When not playing soccer he is usually at the beach...Cannot do without his car or music...Can best be described as fun...Has an older brother, Ian, and a younger sister, Shannon...Son of Allen and Janine Pugh.
What does being a member of the UCSB Men's Soccer Team mean to you?
"Being a member of the UCSB Men's Soccer program means everything to me. At the beginning it was a place where I could identify myself and fit in. And now it is a sense of pride and accomplishment."