#4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Men's Lacrosse vs Georgetown Hoyas on 04-14-2013.
Will be a starter for the second straight season in the close defense ... has appeared in 18 career games, including 16 starts ... 25 ground balls ... a big and physical presence in the Irish defensive unit.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Started all 16 games in Notre Dame's close defense and helped the team rank 10th nationally in goals-against average (8.31) ... that figure ranked first among all BIG EAST teams ... the Fighting Irish also ranked 10th nationally - and first in the BIG EAST - in man-down defense (.737) ... picked up 25 ground balls ... the Irish defense held No. 4 Duke to just five goals in a 13-5 season-opening victory ... the Notre Dame defense limited No. 8 Ohio State to just four goals in a 9-4 Fighting Irish win ... scooped up a career-high three ground balls on four occasions (Denver, Villanova, Syracuse, Detroit) ... earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in two games ... made his collegiate debut in a 9-1 win over Providence ... also saw time in a 9-7 victory at Georgetown.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Did not see game action during his rookie campaign.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year starter in lacrosse and football (tight end and linebacker) at Vestal High School ... captained both teams during his senior season ... a U.S. Lacrosse high school All-American ... an all-state, all-division I and all-section honoree in lacrosse ... named team MVP as a senior ... Southern Tier Athletic Conference (STAC) all-star ... picked up 120 ground balls, scored one goal and dished out 15 assists as a senior ... member of the Under Armour All-American Underclassman team in 2009 ... Empire State Games Central team in 2008 ... four-time New York State Scholar-Athlete and four-time New York State Academic Honor Roll member ... three-year member of the National Honor Society and National Society for High School Scholars ... son of Ray and Kathy Buglione ... father played baseball at Georgetown ... older brother, Dana, played football at College of the Holy Cross in Worchester, Mass. ... younger brother, Cameron, is a junior defenseman on the Bucknell lacrosse team ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.