Athlete Spotlight: Alexa Panagopoylos


Alexa Panagopoylos is in her senior year of her amazing 3-year varsity career. Entering this season she has 13 home runs and counting with a stunning career batting average of .487. She was the starting third baseman for the 2021 south jersey group 3 sectional team. She is committed to playing Division 1 softball at Siena College, in New York. She has high hopes entering this 2023 season.

What are some things you want to achieve this year?

“I want to achieve 100 hits, I’m 34 away right now, and I had 36 last year so I think I can get it.”

What was the team chemistry like on the 2021 sectional championship team?

“That was probably the closest team bond I’ve ever been a part of, everyone really got along, and everyone did their roles and their jobs to bring the championship home.”

How long have you been playing softball?

“Since I was 8. I know it’s pretty late, I didn’t even play tee ball.”

Tell me about Siena?

“Siena’s cold there that’s what I like, I don’t like it when it’s too hot. It’s not a big campus it has about 3,000 kids. It’s in a pretty rural area, and its only 15 minutes outside of Albany.’

How do you feel like you’ve gotten better from last year?

“I’ve gotten more confident from last year now that I’m committed I’m super pumped. Our team looks good and I’m excited about this season.”