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Libby Sugg Athlete Profile

#21 Libby Sugg

Position: Catcher Height: 5-7 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: Franklin, TN Last School: Franklin High School



National Honors



Conference Honors


Personal

  • Parents are Chuck and Denise Sugg
  • Has two siblings
  • Major is exercise and wellness
  • Is the second Cougar softball player to come out of Tennessee

Before BYU

  • Batted .534 with 12 home runs and 38 RBI as her high school advanced to the AAA sectionals in 2014
  • Named to the 2014 Tennessee Softball Coaches Association All-State First Team and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State Team in 2013 and 2014
  • Has a career .530 average, with 37 home runs, 137 RBI and a .705 on-base percentage including 97 walks over her three high school seasons
  • Plays club ball for the Birmingham Thunderbolts, but previously played for Tennessee Fury 97, winning two ASA/USA National Championships–one with the 14U-A team in 2012 and the other with 16 Gold in 2014
  • Earned letters in volleyball as well


2016 | Freshman Year

  • All-WCC Second Team
  • 2016 WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
  • Led the team in RBI (58) and home runs (18)
  • Second on the team in doubles (10), total bases (118), slugging percentage (.724) and on-base percentage (.446)
  • Only player on the team to play in and start every game this season
  • In the top 25 in the NCAA for home runs and home runs per game for the majority of the season
  • Hit home runs against four top-25 teams
  • Named preseason WCC Freshman of the Year by College Sports Madness
  • Had three RBI on two hits in her first collegiate game against San Jose State
  • Hit her first career home run against No. 8 Tennessee, also earning three RBI in that game
  • Tallied at least three RBI in eight games this season
  • Homer at Utah sealed the win for the Deseret First Duel title
  • Hit a home run in five games in a row, tying for third place in NCAA history for home runs in consecutive games
  • Went 3 for 3 with three RBI and two runs against Southern Utah
  • Hit a grand slam against Saint Mary's
  • Went 2 for 3 with five RBI and a home run in NCAA regional win over Louisville

2017 | Sophomore Year

  • NFCA All-Pacific Region First Team
  • All-WCC Second Team
  • Led the team in RBI (56), home runs (13), slugging percentage (.669) and tied for the most doubles (12)
  • Listed as one of FPN’s 10 NCAA sophomores to watch in 2017
  • Tied her career high of 5 RBI in win over Nebraska in the season opener
  • Went 3/3 in upset of No. 13 Washington
  • Named to the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • College Sports Madness Conference Player of the Week (2/14)
  • Hit a solo home run vs. No. 18 Texas A&M
  • Hit a grand slam against Boston U.
  • WCC Player of the Week (3/6)
  • Had 4 RBI vs. Sacramento State on 2/3 hitting
  • Hit 2 two-run home runs in win over No. 11/13 Utah
  • Went 3/3 in win at Southern Utah
  • Notched 4 RBI at Utah State
  • Went 2/3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs vs. UVU
  • Had 3 RBI on 2-of-2 hitting with 2 runs vs. San Diego
  • Three-run homer at Santa Clara, 4 RBI in the game
  • Against Fordham in the NCAA Regionals, went 3/3 with 3 runs, two doubles and a homer, notching 4 RBI