Alumni in the News

20
Dec

A Wildcat’s Journey from Football to Law School, Catching Up with Carrington Vaughn JD

Carrington Vaughn is a graduate of the Law School at the University of Arizona and just earned his JD! But he first started as a preferred walk-on for Arizona Football under RichRod, playing out his initial dream of playing D1 football. It’s been said there is more to sports than the game, from the back...
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10
Dec

Fox Chapel Grad Headed to Israel to Play Pro Soccer

Sarah Sinnott met Dixon Veltri about five years ago, when the two young women were playing on the Fox Chapel High School women’s soccer squad. “When I got there, it was her class that was the heart of our team,” said Sinnott, who graduated from high school in 2019 and is two years younger than...
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02
Dec

Fox Chapel Grad Annika Urban Shines on National Stage for Emory

Fox Chapel graduate Annika Urban closed out another sensational cross country season with a 12th-place finish in the NCAA Division III meet Nov. 20 in Louisville, Ky. A week earlier, the Emory University sophomore placed first at the South Regional Championships, was named the South/Southeast Regional Female Athlete of the Year and was named to...
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30
Nov

Pack of WPIAL Alumni Leads Case Western Reserve Women’s Soccer Team to Historic Season

The Case Western Reserve women’s soccer team is riddled with Western Pennsylvania roots across its entire roster. From Maggie Storti (Oakland Catholic) and Helina VanBibber (South Fayette) to Gretta Lazzara (Fox Chapel), Ella Copich (Allderdice) and Katie Rishel (Pine-Richland), the WPIAL alumni were part of a CWRU team who recently finished a historic 2021 season....
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16
Nov

Alumni Update: Britta Lagerquist

Mike Kovak | Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, TRIB-LIVE Westminster women’s soccer has been the toast of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference this season. Consider Grove City a fast-rising side with serious momentum. And, if the seeds hold in the PAC tournament semifinals, the Titans and Wolverines will clash for a conference championship Saturday. There’s also a...
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09
Aug

Alumni Update: Jack Reese Ends Stellar College Career

When 6’8” Jack Reese played volleyball for the Foxes from 2012 to 2015 (he was only 6’5” back then), he was one of the most prolific players to ever come out of the school’s program and the WPIAL. The first-team all-WPIAL and all-state player helped lead the Foxes to win the 2015 WPIAL championship that...
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03
Aug

Alumni Update: Shane Susnak on Field in New Role

When 2020 graduate Shane Susnak was the starting quarterback for the Foxes football team, he helped lead it to the playoffs in his senior year; broke the previous school passing record with nearly 2,000 yards; and was named the Big 56 first-team quarterback for the Northern Conference. Now an upcoming sophomore at Notre Dame, Shane...
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24
Jul

Alumni Update: Gregor Meyer

Joe Templin| July 22, 2021| High Point University News  EXPORT, Pa. — High Point University men’s golf rising redshirt sophomore Gregor Meyer won the 118th Western Pennsylvania Golf Association Open Championship at Westmoreland Country Club this week (July 19-21). Meyer fired all three rounds of the tournament in red numbers and finished at seven-under with...
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13
Jul

Marlins Draft Patrick Monteverde

Jerry DiPaola | Monday, July 12, 2021 | Fox Chapel Herald  Patrick Monteverde’s left arm has carried him to several far-flung places — from Fox Chapel to Virginia Beach, Va., to Greensburg and, eventually, to Lubbock, Texas. But he hopes to settle in Miami after the Marlins drafted him 239th overall Monday in the eighth...
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