JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Team MVP … WAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 19-25) … played in 20 games on the season, started in 18 … logged three goals and an assist for seven points on the season … took 12 shots, seven on frame … worked for AFA Sports Camps over the first block of summer … will serve as a honor officer … Dean’s list … Athletics list.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Played in all 17 games this season … tallied three points from a goal against UNLV and one assist against Colgate … took 19 shots with five on goal … 2015 academic all-WAC ... completed Operation Air Force at Schriever AFB, Colo., in the first period of summer ... served as the Basic Cadet Training group athletics NCO ... slated to serve as an honor NCO – teaching the incoming freshman and others how to live honorably at school.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Appeared in 18 matches, making 16 starts ... had one assist in 2-0 win over New Hampshire ... attempted 25 shots, four on goal ... academic All-WAC ... earned Rookie of the Year honors at season-ending banquet ... completed the Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) ... participated in the jump program ... squadron element leader ... dean’s and athletics list.
Before Air Force: ODP: Member of the North Texas State team … U.S. Soccer Academy: Played for the Andromeda USSF team from 2011-14 ... named MVP of U-18 team by coaches and teammates ... started all but four games in the three seasons … Club: Played for Texans Soccer Club (2009-10) and Solar Soccer Club (2006-09) ... helped team to Dallas Cup semifinals in 2010.
High School: Lettered one year in soccer ... played as a freshman before switching to USSDA ... high school coach was Jason Bates.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 29 ... parents are Jim and Becki Pujats ... has one brother, Kyle, who plays soccer at St. Edward’s University ... major is operations research and economics... hobby is golf ... favorite food is steak ... favorite book is Game of Thrones ... if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be Jersey Shore ... favorite movie is Ted2 ... credits Ron Jackson with the biggest influence on his sports career ... greatest personal moment in soccer is winning the U-6 Keller Cup ... started playing soccer at age three ... favorite professional soccer team is Bayern Munchen ... favorite player is Phillip Lahm.