Second-generation LSU player that has the potential to be a very valuable catcher for the LSU program ... very good defensive catcher who has great leadership skills ... a very unselfish and team-oriented player who will do anything to help make the Tigers into a championship team ... produced two doubles and eight RBI in the summer of 2018 for the Lima (Ohio) Locos in the Great Lakes Collegiate League ... son of Richard Doughty, who lettered at LSU as a catcher in 1989, and older brother of Cade Doughty, a current freshman infielder at LSU.
Appeared in 16 games as a reserve catcher with one hit, two runs and three walks in a total of 16 plate appearances ... first collegiate hit was a single versus Air Force on February 17.
Appeared in 15 games as a reserve catcher with two walks and two hit-by-pitches in a total of seven plate appearances.
Prior to LSU
An all-metro, two-time all-district and two-time all-parish selection at Denham Springs High School ... named to the Perfect Game all-Southeast honorable mention squad ... batted .305 in 2017 with 36 hits, six doubles, one triple, one homer and 30 RBI ... Ied Denham Springs HS in 2017 in RBI, home runs and doubles ... was second on the team in batting average, second in runs scored and second in slugging percentage ... a 2015 and 2016 Perfect Game all-tournament selection.
Full name is Braden Joshua Doughty ... parents and Richard and Jennifer Doughty ... father was a catcher on the 1989 LSU team that advanced to the College World Series ... has four siblings, one older and three younger ... majoring in general business at LSU ... born September 4, 1998, in Baton Rouge, La.