Sam Kusnitz
Sam  Kusnitz

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 185

Position:
FX/V/PB/HB

Club:
High Point Gymnastics Academy



02/26/2015

Gymnastics Hosts Springfield, William & Mary in Tri-Meet

Black Knights Look to Capitalize on Momentum Following Win Over Navy

02/14/2015

Dominant Performances Earn Gymnasts Star Victory Over Navy

Black Knights Claim Four Event Titles, Glenn All-Around Champion

02/12/2015

Gymnastics Returns Home to Host Navy in Star Meet

Admission Free to Public from Gross Sports Center

02/01/2015

Army Falls to Service Academy Foe Air Force on the Road

No. 11 Air Force Bests No. 13 Army 426.700-412.800

01/30/2015

No. 13 Army Edged by Ninth-Ranked Nebraska

Black Knights Fall Short in Upset Bid

2014: Competed on the floor exercise, vault, parallel bars and high bar as a plebe with the Black Knights ... opened the year at the dual meet against Penn State competing in the floor exercise (13.9), vault (13.5), parallel bars (13.8) and high bar (13.35) ... in the preliminary round of the West Point Open, competed in the floor exercise (14.9), vault (13.25) and high bar (13.7) ... advanced to the finals in the floor exercise (14.0) and high bar (14.3) ... competed in all four events at the All-Academy Championships ... posted a season-best mark of 14.7 on the vault ... also earned scores of 14.15 on floor, 13.25 on the parallel bars and 13.25 on the high bar ... competed in all four events against Navy ... posted a mark of 14.0 on floor, 13.9 on the vault, 13.8 on parallel bars and 13.95 on the high bar ... again competed in all four events against Air Force ... earned a 14.2 on floor, 14.5 on vault, 13.5 on parallel bars and 14.05 on the high bar ... posted two season bests against Springfield with a 14.7 on vault and 14.5 on high bar ... also competed on parallel bars, earning a 13.05 ... tied his season best of 14.7 on vault against Temple ... also competed on parallel bars (13.4) and high bar (14.3) ... set a season-best on floor exercise against Springfield with a score of 15.15 ... also competed on vault (14.65), parallel bars (13.9) and high bar (13.8) ... earned a season-best on still rings in the tri-meet against Temple and William & Mary with a mark of 14.0 ... also competed on floor (13.0), vault (13.85) and high bar (14.15) ... competed in the preliminary round of the College Nationals ... earned marks of 14.30 on floor, 14.30 on vault, 13.55 on parallel bars and 14.1 on high bar ... advanced to the final round of College Nationals on the high bar, earning a score of 12.7 ... competed in all four events in the preliminary round of the ECAC Championships ... put up score of 14.2 on floor, 14.55 on vault, 13.15 on parallel bars and 14.2 on high bar ... advanced to the final round on floor, vault and high bar ... earned a third-place finish on floor exercise with a score of 14.5 ... placed third on vault with a score of 14.5 ... took sixth on high bar with a score of 14.0 ... named ECAC Freshman of the Year as the fourth Black Knight to earn the honor and first since 2004.

Club/High School: Competed for High Point Gymnastics Academy as an all-arounder under coach Jim Shaw ... eight-time national qualifier who ranked among the top 50 in all-around ... represented the United States at the 2009 Maccabia Games in Israel ... eight-year member of the North Carolina State Team ... five-time state all-around champion (2005-10) ... three-time Regional Team member who finished in top six.

Personal: Given name is Samuel David Kusnitz ... parents' names are Susan and Jonathan Kusnitz ... father was in the Infantry in the Army and retired as a Captain ... younger sister Sarah ... major is undeclared.

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