West Windsor, N.J.
West Windsor Plainsboro North
As a Freshman (2017)
Played in seven games as a reserve… fired off four shots on the campaign… registered two shots in 22 minutes against Hofstra (Sept. 5)… played a season-high 40 minutes at Lehigh (Sept. 26).
At West Windsor Plainsboro North
Earned four varsity letters in soccer and two in Track & Field… led the Knights to a 13-6-1 record as a senior, scoring 21 goals and dishing out four assists… graduated as the school’s all-time leading scorer… named the Colonial Valley Conference Midfielder of the Year and selected to the All-Conference First Team for the second time in 2016 (also tabbed in 2014)… led the Knights to a CVC Valley Division title in 2016… a three-time selection to the Trenton Times All-Area Team (2014-16)… named to the NSCAA Fall Boys High School All-East Region Team… tabbed as the West Windsor Plainsboro North Athlete of the Year as a senior… named a TeamSnap Fall State Star by Top Drawer Soccer… scored 12 goals as a junior and eight as a sophomore… starred on the club circuit for Match Fit Academy… led Match Fit Academy to three N.J. State Cup titles and Disney Showcase National Championship in 2015.
Vincenzo Rosario Pugliese… son of Carlo and Maria Teresa Pugliese … has a younger brother, Nicholas… chose St. John’s for the soccer program’s rich history and its ideal academic fit … lists his dad as the person who most influenced his athletic career and Diego Maradona as his favorite athlete… volunteers for Junior League and works at his parents’ restaurant in his free time… plans to major in business management and marketing.