Sam Kusnitz
Sam  Kusnitz

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 185

Event:
FX/V/PB/HB

Club:
High Point Gymnastics Academy



04/27/2015

2015 Army Gymnastics Season in Review

04/09/2015

Glenn Qualifies on High Bar, Army Sixth at NCAA Team Prelims

Black Knights Earn Team Score of 408.500 in Session II

04/08/2015

Army Takes to Oklahoma for NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships

Black Knights First Task at Team Qualifier

03/30/2015

Five Gymnasts Garner ECAC All-Academic Team Honors

Fulton, Glenn, Venrick, Warner, Wilson Earn Accolade

03/28/2015

Glenn Earns Trio of Titles in ECAC Individual Finals

Kusnitz Ties for First on Floor Exercise

03/31/2015

2015 ECAC Gymnastics Championships

The 2015 ECAC Gymnastics Championships from Gross Sports Center at West Point, N.Y.

03/09/2015

Army Gymnastics at Springfield College

Army gymnastics at Springfield College on March 8, 2015.

02/28/2015

Army Gymnastics vs. Springfield/William & Mary

Feb. 28 from Gross Sports Center

2015: Followed up his ECAC Rookie of the Year campaign with equally as impressive marks as a sophomore at the Academy … competed on floor exercise, vault, parallel bars and high bar … earned 35 top-10 finishes, including 21 top-five nods on the season … opened the year at Penn State … took third on floor exercise (14.250) … placed eighth on vault (13.650) … earned ninth on parallel bars (13.300) … earned eighth on high bar (13.600) … competed on floor exercise (13.400), vault (13.300), parallel bars (13.650) and high bar (12.600) in the team finals of the West Point Open … took 11th on floor exercise at Nebraska (13.700) … earned sixth on vault against the ninth-ranked Huskers (14.150) … placed 11th on parallel bars (13.000) … took ninth on high bar (12.950) … earned four top-10 nods at Air Force … placed 10th on floor (13.800) … tied for fourth on vault (14.250) … placed eighth on parallel bars (13.500) … captured seventh on high bar (13.150) … earned third at the All-Academy Championships on floor exercise (14.750) … took 13th on vault (14.150) … tied for 14th on parallel bars (12.8000) … captured fifth on high bar (13.750) … helped Army to a Star Meet win over Navy with four top-10 finishes, including three top-two marks … earned the top spot on floor exercise (15.000) … placed second on vault (14.850) … took sixth on parallel bars (13.750) … was the second-place finisher on high bar (14.400) … earned four top-five finishes in the tri-meet with Springfield and William & Mary … took fourth on floor exercise (14.150) … tied for second on vault (14.650) … placed second on parallel bars with a career-best mark of 14.050 … tied for third on high bar (13.600) … again posted four top-five finishes at Springfield … earned the top spot on floor (14.100) … placed fourth on vault (14.300) … took fifth on parallel bars (13.500) … earned second on high bar with a career-best mark of 14.500 … earned first on floor (15.100) in the season finale at William & Mary … set a career-best mark of 15.050 for a first place nod on vault … took sixth on parallel bars (13.800) … earned third on high bar (14.000) … helped Army to its first conference title in 10 years, posting four top-10 marks at the ECAC Championships in the team finals … tied for third on floor exercise (14.700) … took eighth on vault (14.150) … tied for sixth, tying a career best score of 14.050 on parallel bars … tied for fifth on high bar (14.250) … tied for the title on floor exercise (14.450) at the ECAC Championships in the individual finals … earned seventh on both vault (14.250) and high bar (13.900) … competed on floor, vault, parallel bars and high bar in the team qualifier of the NCAA Championships … earned scores of 14.200 on floor, 14.050 on vault, 13.250 on parallel bars and 12.600 on high bar.

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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