Alumni in the News


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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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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Gregor Meyer with Trophy

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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Baseball pitcher

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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Cross country runner

Alumni Update: Grace Sisson

Duquesne University News, June 22, 2021 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Duquesne’s Brianna Schwartz (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Shaler) has garnered Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team accolades while freshman Grace Sisson (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Fox Chapel) earned a spot on the league’s All-Rookie Team released on Tuesday afternoon. The Academic All-Conference teams comprise six student-athletes who were selected...
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Alumni Update: Carson Cohen

When Carson Cohen, a 2018 graduate of Fox Chapel Area High School, finished playing basketball for the Foxes, his coach, Zach Skrinjar, knew he would continue to be successful in whatever he chose to do in life. He was right. Carson is living his dream of playing collegiate ball at Tufts University, a school known...
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Alumni Update: Jonah Cagley

When alum diver and honors student Jonah Cagley competed for the Foxes, he broke just about every school record, including a few of his own. He still holds the distinction of being named an All-American, was Fox Chapel Area’s highest diving scorer, and was the school’s first diver to become a WPIAL Class 3A champion....
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Field Hockey

Alumni Update: Abby Pitcairn

Chris Mueller, Tri-State Sports & News Service Former Fox Chapel field hockey standout Abby Pitcairn is a true embodiment of reaping the fruits of one’s labor. Now a junior at the University of North Carolina, the NCAA’s two-time defending national champion with a 47-1 record since 2018, Pitcairn has earned every opportunity and accolade that...
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Alumni Update: Dixon Veltri

When she was in high school, Fox Chapel Area 2017 alum Dixon Veltri would juggle a soccer ball and practice her foot skills against a wall in her backyard whenever she could. It was clear to just about everyone that she had a grand plan for her soccer skills. When she wasn’t playing soccer, she...
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