|Hometown:||Forty Fort, PA|
|High School:||Wyoming Valley West|
2007: Did not see action, while adjusting to the collegiate game ... Before Brown: A three-year starter on the field hockey team at Wyoming Valley West, Puhalla also ran track for four years and dove for one ... Earned Honorable Mention All-State for field hockey as a senior captain ... Helped to lead Wyoming Valley West to both a District Championship and a Pennsylvania State Championship in 2003 ... Team also finished as District Runnersup in both 2004 and 2005 ... Five-year participant in USFHA Futures ... Named to the Times Leader Best & Brightest in 2007 ... Also named the Forty Fort Lion's Club James J. McCulloch Outstanding Student of the Year and a U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete in 2007 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated with high honor with Distinction ... Personal: Daughter of Dennis and Marianne Puhalla ... Undecided on a concentration.