Alumni in the News

Woman soccer player

Already honored for soccer, Fox Chapel grad makes conference all-decade team in lacrosse too

By: Josh Rizzo Saturday, June 15, 2024, TRIB-LIVE Fox Chapel graduate Jessie Thiessen was honored to be named to the North Coast Athletic Conference 40th anniversary all-decade team in two sports. Thiessen, who played lacrosse and soccer, starred for both teams during a busy four years at Allegheny. Thiessen, a 2017 graduate, was chosen for...
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Female swimmer with trophy

Alumni News: Zoe Skirboll sets big goals at Olympic swimming trials

By: Josh Rizzo Thursday, June 13, 2024, TRIB-LIVE Zoe Skirboll feels fortunate to have the weight of the University of Virginia swim program behind her as she prepared for the U.S. Olympic team trials this weekend in Indianapolis. The Fox Chapel graduate and Cavaliers swimmer feels she will be more prepared for the competition than...
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Alum Update: As a hammer thrower or metalsmith, Fox Chapel grad shines

By: Ray Fisher Saturday, June 8, 2024, TRIB-LIVE Jessica Jing McCann illustrates what it means to be a preeminent student-athlete. She recently earned all-region honors as a record-setting throwing specialist for the Cal (Pa.) women’s track and field program. A Fox Chapel graduate, McCann is Cal’s first female thrower to earn all-region accolades since the...
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Fox Chapel grad reaching goals on Saint Vincent golf team

By: Josh Rizzo Saturday, April 20, 2024, TRIB-LIVE Brevin Urso put himself in position for a strong finish to his senior season during the fall. With how the Presidents’ Athletic Conference men’s golf championship is set up, one round is played in the fall while the other two are played in April. Urso, a Fox...
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Softball pitcher

Alum: Borkovich makes adjustments to improve performance at Slippery Rock

By: Josh Rizzo Saturday, March 16, 2024, TRIB-LIVE Mackenzie Borkovich felt like she had been kicked in the face during her freshman year at Slippery Rock. The skills that served her well in the pitcher’s circle at Fox Chapel Area High School were going to take some adjusting to be successful in college. After making...
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Miles twins playing softball

Alumni News: Twins bring double play to Special Olympics softball championships

BY KEITH BARNES TRI-STATE SPORTS & NEWS SERVICE Sunday, February 4, 2024 Rachel Miles was like a lot of siblings with brothers who play sports. She spent a lot of time at area fields with her parents watching him play. “It was a lot of fun,” she said. “I really enjoyed watching him back when...
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Football pass rush

Fox Chapel grad went to Japan for bowl game

BY KEVIN MURPHY January 22, 2024, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE Penn defensive lineman Micah Morris, a Fox Chapel grad, was part of the Ivy League squad that is being sent to Tokyo for the second annual Dream Bowl, held on Saturday at the National Stadium. The team is comprised of senior and graduate student-athletes from all eight Ivy...
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Girls' soccer player

Alum: Katie Livingston Makes All-Decade Team

By: Josh Rizzo Sunday, November 26, 2023, TRIB-LIVE Gail Murphy watched Katie Livingston battle through a back injury during her senior season to play for the Denison women’s soccer program. When Livingston, a Fox Chapel graduate, was named to the North Coast Athletic Conference All-Decade team, it was a fact that made Murphy proud. “Those...
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Alum takes pride in qualifying for U.S. Olympic marathon trials

By: Josh Rizzo Saturday, October 7, 2023, TRIB-LIVE Colin Martin has all the gizmos and gadgets to properly track his pace, but the Fox Chapel graduate also utilized his intelligence to know if he was on the right track to qualify for the U.S. Olympic marathon trials. Running in Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minn., Martin...
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