Paugh enters her first season as a member of the softball coaching staff at Catholic in 2019.
Paugh was a standout pitcher at nearby Hood College where she earned NFCA All-East Region Third Team honors, was named All-MAC Commonwealth Conference Honorable Mention and was recognized by Fastpitch News as the Division III Pitcher of the Week in May, 2017.
Paugh set multiple school records while playing for the Blazers. Offensively, she totaled 25 career home runs and 102 RBIs, setting the school record for both. She also finished her career as the school's record holder with a 2.91 ERA in over 430.0 innings pitched.
Before joining the Cardinal staff, Paugh worked as a softball instructor at Extra Innings and as a substitute teacher at The Young School. She also worked as a Business Administration Intern at Engineered Construction Products, LTD.