ON PETRAGLIA: Nicknamed the Terminator ... An all-out kid who goes forever ... As Coach Cannella said, "He'll chase you down into the locker room"... Is very hungry ... Good on the ground balls ... Should develop into a fine player ... Needs to be reeled in a little bit to stay under control ... Great energy and attitude.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
BEFORE UMASS: Three-year long-stick defensive midfielder out of Ridgewood, N.J. ... Played for coach Pounds at Ridgewood High School ... Was an All-American and First Team All-State as a senior ... First Team All-NNJILL sophomore and junior years ... Scooped up a total of 221 groundballs in his career ... Also lettered in football.
PERSONAL: Benjamin Eugene Petraglia (peh-trail-ee-UH)... Son of Carol and Gene Petraglia ... Born on April 7, 1990 in Ridgewood, N.J. ... Plans to major in communications.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GB CT Pen 2009 4/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0:00