Foy joins new Pitt gymnastics class

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Foy joins new Pitt gymnastics class

14/12/2020 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh gymnastics team added Kendall Foy to his incoming class of Panthers, head coach Samantha Snider announced Monday.

Foy joins the talented cohort of Snider Marisa Aiello, Hallie Copperwheat, Nancy Kinner and sidney washingtonwho will each begin their careers at the start of the 2021-22 school year.

Kendall Foy | All around | Levittown, NY | Gymnastics Hotshots

CLUB

Placed first in the all-around and won the Spirit Award at the 2020 Gold Medal Invitational…Qualified 2019 JO Women’s National Championship…Placed sixth on bars and beam at the 2019 Region 6 Championships…Was ranked fourth on beam at 2018 New York State Championships … Won second place on beam and third on bars at 2018 Eastern Championships.

STAFF

Born December 19, 2002… Daughter of Alayna and Rich Foy… Has two siblings, McKenna and Killian… Planned major is Neuroscience… Attended General Douglas MacArthur High School… Member of National Honor Society and High Honor Roll …Presidential and Renaissance Scholar Award recipient…Science Olympiad medalist…Was a competitive dancer for eight years…His mother, Alayna, played volleyball in college…his sister, McKenna, was in a pre-professional ballet company in New York…his brother, Killian, is a vaunted wrestler who was a runner-up at the New York State Championships.

FOY ON PITT

“I chose Pitt because of his renowned programs in neuroscience and medicine. Coach (Samantha) Snider assembled a talented team with great potential and a family atmosphere. I knew I wanted to be a part of it.”

SNIDER ON FOY

“Kendall is a wonderful addition to our signature class. She is a talented athlete with tremendous potential. We anticipate her to have an immediate impact at multiple events and are excited to see her continued growth throughout her four years.”

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