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Graduate Student
Houma, La.
High School
Houma Christian HS

2021 NCAA Eugene Regional Most Valuable Player
SEC Co-Player of the Week (May 17, 2021)
2021 ABCA All-South Region Second Team
2021 LSWA Second-Team All-Louisiana
2021 & 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll

The 2021 SEC RBI leader with 66 … very talented player who swings the bat with consistency and pop … a member of the 2021 and 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a sport administration major … will wear the coveted jersey No. 8 in 2022; the number is awarded each season to the upperclassman who best exemplifies the spirit of the LSU Baseball program.

2021 Season
Made 62 starts in left field and led the SEC in RBI with 66; he was No. 3 in the league in home runs (19), No. 5 in slugging percentage (.641) and No. 8 in total bases (141) … batted .295 (65-for-220) on the year with 13 doubles, three triples and 54 runs scored … hit .333 (8-for-24) in LSU’s seven NCAA Tournament games one double, two triples, three homers, six RBI and seven runs … voted the Most Valuable Player of the NCAA Eugene Regional, hitting .438 (7-for-16) with one double, two triples, three home runs, six RBI and seven runs scored … 2-for-3 with two homers, three RBI and three runs scored in the regional title game win over Oregon … voted SEC Co-Player of the Week after leading LSU to an SEC series victory in May over Alabama … in the three-game series, he hit .364 (4-for-11) with one double, two homers, five RBI, four runs, one stolen base and a .429 on-base percentage … launched a grand slam at Ole Miss on April 23 in the top of the ninth inning in LSU’s 7-2 win – the blast expanded LSU’s lead at the time from 2-1 to 6-1 … the grand slam was the second of the season for Dugas, who also hit one on February 22 in a victory over Louisiana Tech … 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in April 15 win over South Carolina … unloaded a two-run homer in back-to-back games at Kentucky on April 9 and April 10; also collected his first career triple in the April 10 game … launched two homers and drove in four runs in the Tennessee series (March 26-28) … launched go-ahead solo homer in sixth inning vs. Miss. State (March 21), breaking a 2-2 tie and sparking LSU to an 8-3 win … unloaded a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th inning on March 13 vs. UTSA to tie the game and 9-9; LSU went on to win the game 10-9 in the 13th inning … delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning vs. UTSA on March 14, lifting the Tigers to a 13-12 victory.

2020 Season
Played in 13 games (seven starts), batting .286 (8-for-28) with a team-high three homers, five RBI and six runs scored … started three games at second base, one at third base, one in left field, one in right field and one at DH … 2-for-4 with two homers, two runs and four RBI vs. UMass Lowell on March 8 … launched a solo homer and scored two runs in LSU’s win over Southern on Feb. 18.

2019 Season
Played in 19 games (10 starts), batting .186 (8-for-43) with two doubles, one runs and six RBI … missed two months of the season from late February until late April with a thumb injury … started seven games at second base, two at designated hitter and one at first base … started at second base for Games 2 and 3 at Alabama (April 27-28), and he delivered three hits in the series, including a two-out, two-run single to highlight LSU’s three-run rally in the third inning of the Game 3 win.

Prior to LSU
Earned 2018 All-America recognition from Rawlings … earned 2018 first-team all-state recognition at Houma Christian High School, batting .452 in his senior season with 33 hits, 34 RBI, 10 home runs and 46 runs … a four time all-district selection and two-time district Most Valuable Player at Houma Christian High School … and honors graduate and member of the National Honor Society … played in the summer of 2018 in the Prospect League – a collegiate summer league – for the Danville (Ill.) Dans, batting .331 with six doubles, two triples, three homers, 23 RBI, 28 runs and 28 stolen bases.

Full name is Gavin Joseph Dugas … parents are Gabe and Glenna Dugas … has one older brother, Blake … says it was his “childhood dream to play at LSU in front of the best fans in the country!” … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born May 19, 2000, in Houma, La.

Dugas’ LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 three times; most recently at Tennessee (3/27/21)
Hits: 3 four times; most recently at Oregon (6/6/21)
Runs Scored: 2 four times: most recently at Oregon (6/6/21)
Doubles: 2 vs. UT San Antonio (3/14/21)
Triples: 1 on three occasions; most recently at Oregon (6/6/21)
Home Runs: 2 vs. UMass Lowell (3/8/20); vs. Alabama (5/15/21); at Oregon (6/7/21)
RBI: 6 vs. Louisiana Tech (2/22/21)

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