Stoy excels on, off the field

Name: Kam Stoy

School: Penn Cambria

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Track and field

Athlete of the week achievement: Stoy won the 110-meter hurdles and the 300 hurdles and also was part of the winning 400 relay team in the United Invitational. He also won the same three events in a dual-meet victory earlier in the week against Portage.

Season update: Stoy leads the area with his time of 15.15 seconds in the 110 hurdles and 40.50 in the 300 hurdles. The PC 400 relay is second in the area with a time of 44.83.

Coach Tony Tomaselli’s quote: “Kam is an excellent athlete who worked very hard in the offseason. Most importantly, he is an excellent student and an outstanding person.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Speicher

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Roll Bounce”

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite music: Rap

Outside interests: Playing football, participating in 4-H, hanging out with friends and being outside

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Hines Ward

Best athlete I ever competed against: Everett’s Tanner Sipes

Most influential person on my athletic career: Coach Tomaselli and Wally Miller from Somerset

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the Class 2A team title at last year’s West Central Coaches Track and Field Invitational

How I got my start in track and field: “I was in 10th grade, and I just wanted to try track. I stumbled into hurdling as a joke, at first, but then I got a lot better at it.”

Future goal: Having success in future endeavors and living a successful life