- Caps: 11
- Birthday: 08/31/86
- Position: Forward
- Height: 6'0"
- Weight: 210
- Club: Seattle-OPSB R.F.C. (USA)
- College: University of Texas - El Paso
- High School: Samoana High School
- Hometown: Fort Lewis, WA
Punimata won the 2010 USA Rugby Club 7s National Championship with Old Puget Sound Beach and a bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games with the Eagles. He is a member of the World Class Athlete Program as an active member of the United States Army.