Vanessa Panousis

Vanessa Vassiliki Panousis (born 23 February 1995) is an Australian professional basketball player.

Vanessa Panousis
Vanessa Panousis 2013.jpg
Panousis in 2013 playing for Virginia Tech
Personal information
Born (1995-02-23) 23 February 1995 (age 26)
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
NationalityAustralian
Listed height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Career information
High schoolBrigidine College
(Randwick, New South Wales)
CollegeVirginia Tech (2013–2017)
Playing career2012–present
PositionGuard
Career history
2012–2013Sydney Uni Flames
2017–2018Adelaide Lightning
2018–2019Sydney Uni Flames
Career highlights and awards

CareerEdit

CollegeEdit

Panousis played college basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies in Blacksburg, Virginia in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1] 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

Source[2]

Ratios
YEAR Team GP FG% 3P% FT% RBG APG BPG SPG PPG
2013-14 Virginia Tech 30 36.4% 32.8% 81.3% 3.07 4.03 0.10 0.33 12.43
2014-15 Virginia Tech 31 32.5% 28.3% 88.9% 3.13 3.19 0.03 0.71 13.45
2015-16 Virginia Tech 32 30.7% 31.7% 90.3% 2.16 1.91 0.06 0.41 8.59
2016-17 Virginia Tech 34 32.9% 31.1% 82.5% 2.41 1.77 0.06 0.29 9.24
Career 127 33.1% 30.7% 84.6% 2.68 2.69 0.06 0.43 10.86
Totals
YEAR Team GP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA REB A BK ST PTS
2013-14 Virginia Tech 30 114 313 58 177 87 107 92 121 3 10 373
2014-15 Virginia Tech 31 142 437 77 272 56 63 97 99 1 22 417
2015-16 Virginia Tech 32 92 300 63 199 28 31 69 61 2 13 275
2016-17 Virginia Tech 34 105 319 71 228 33 40 82 60 2 10 314
Career 127 453 1369 269 876 204 241 340 341 8 55 1379

WNBLEdit

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.[3] There she will join the likes of Laura Hodges and Abby Bishop.

National teamEdit

Youth LevelEdit

Panousis made her international debut for the Sapphires at the 2011 FIBA Oceania Under-16 Championship in Canberra, Australia.[4] 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "hokiesports.com :: Women's Basketball :: Vanessa Panousis". hokiesports.com.
  2. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Panousis signs with MAC Adelaide Lightning". wnbl.com.au.
  4. ^ "Vanessa Panousis's profile". archive.fiba.com.