Before Maryland: The No. 65 overall recruit in the class of 2017 according to Inside Lacrosse … a four-year letter winner and two-time captain at Paul VI … totaled 186 points in high school career, posting 132 goals and 54 assists … named Washington Post First Team All-Metro as a senior and Honorable Mention as a junior … a two-time First Team VIAA All-State selection and a three-time First Team All-WCAC selection … played club lacrosse for Virginia Lacrosse Club.
Personal: Full name is Roman Joseph Puglise … son of Paul and Stella Puglise … mother played soccer at Mary Washington … has three siblings: Dominick, Ciana and Capri … graduated with high honors and was a student ambassador on the executive board … sports hero is Tim Tebow … also recruited by Johns Hopkins, North Carolina, Virginia and Delaware.
Why Maryland: “I chose Maryland for the tradition and to be a part of something bigger than myself. Also, being able to play against the best every week is what every kid dreams of.”