Vanessa Vassiliki Panousis (born 23 February 1995) is an Australian professional basketball player.
|Born||23 February 1995|
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
|Listed height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|High school||Brigidine College|
(Randwick, New South Wales)
|College||Virginia Tech (2013–2017)|
|2012–2013||Sydney Uni Flames|
|2018–2019||Sydney Uni Flames|
|Career highlights and awards|
Panousis played college basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies in Blacksburg, Virginia in the Atlantic Coast Conference. She had a very successful college career. Being named to the ACC All-Academic Team twice. She was also known to the ACC All-Tournament Second Team in her sophomore year, alongside the likes of eventual No. 1 pick in the 2015 WNBA draft, Jewell Loyd.
Virginia Tech statisticsEdit
Panousis was a development player with the Sydney Uni Flames for the 2012–13 WNBL season. After finishing her college career, Panousis has been signed by the Adelaide Lightning for the 2017–18 WNBL season. There she will join the likes of Laura Hodges and Abby Bishop.
Panousis made her international debut for the Sapphires at the 2011 FIBA Oceania Under-16 Championship in Canberra, Australia. She would once again represent the Sapphires at the 2012 Under-17 World Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where Australia placed 5th. Panousis would then represent the Gems at the Under-19 World Championship in Lithuania the following year, where they finished in third place and took home the bronze medal. She also represented Australia at the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, South Korea, where they placed 5th.
- "hokiesports.com :: Women's Basketball :: Vanessa Panousis". hokiesports.com.
- "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
- "Panousis signs with MAC Adelaide Lightning". wnbl.com.au.
- "Vanessa Panousis's profile". archive.fiba.com.