AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Placed 81st overall at the MAAC Championships in 29:38.9... Took second for Loyola in his collegiate debut at the Baltimore Metro Invitational on September 4 (13th, 16:50.09)... Recorded a personal record, 28:07.30 at the Navy Invitational on September 12.
BEFORE LOYOLA: Two-time all-county selection for the Cowboys under coach Bob Buccino... Also received 1st team all-league and 3rd team all-state group I honors... Won the state sectional in the 800m and 1600m.
PERSONAL: Son of David and Janet Puleo... Has an older sister, Grace, and two younger brothers, Lucas and Jake... Favorite runner is Dathan Ritzenheim... Enjoys baseball, football, Wendy's and `The Biggest Loser'... Marketing major.