20  Alexa Cannon
Alexa Cannon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fuquay-Varina, N.C.

High School:
Fuquay-Varina

Height:
5-9

Position:
Infield

B/T:
R/R


05/06/2012

Pirates Drop Finale At Memphis 5-3

Junior Kai Clark And Sophomore Jasmine Robbins Combine For Four Hits, Two Runs

04/04/2012

Wolfpack Tops Pirates 9-3

Sophomore Jordan Lewis Hits Third Home Run Of The Season

03/07/2012

East Carolina Tops Cal State Fullerton 10-0

Freshman Sarah Christian Tosses First Career Shutout

02/17/2012

Pirates Fall To Louisville, Top UNCG

Senior Suzanne Riggs Hits Two-Run Home Run Against The Spartans

02/08/2012

2012 Softball Outlook Part II

Pirates Open Campaign Friday With Virginia And Canisius

Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

As A Freshman (2012)
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics
A reserve who appeared in nine games, all as a pinch hitter ... Did not experience any action defensively ... Registered six at bats and nine plate appearances during the campaign ... Tallied three walks and one hit, good for a .444 on-base percentage ... Scored first run of career during the seventh inning at Memphis (5/6) after leading off the frame with a free pass ... Recorded first collegiate hit at Cal State Fullerton (3/6) with a pinch-hit single to right center in the seventh ... Made collegiate debut against Louisville (2/17) as a seventh-inning pinch hitter and drew a walk in lone plate appearance ... Logged year's second walk at N.C. State (4/4) during the seventh inning.

Fuquay-Varina High School
A four-year letterwinner for the Bengals who served as the starting shortstop each season ... Earned All-Tri-9 Conference honors every season while guiding Fuquay-Varina to a cumulative record of 87-27 and consecutive trips to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 4A State Tournament's final four as a sophomore and junior ... Capped career with selection as NCHSAA 4A Player-of-the-Year ... Named to the all-state squad as a senior after recording the highest batting average (.506) and hitting the most home runs (six) in the 15-year history of the school ... Named the 4A District 3 Player-of-the-Year and Fuquay-Varina's most valuable player at the end of the campaign ... As a sophomore, was a 4A all-district and all-state honoree and helped the team to the conference championship and a third-place showing in the NCHSAA 4A state championship after claiming the NCHSAA east regional title ... A year later, Fuquay-Varina had a fourth-place showing at the state tournament ... Also earned four varsity letters as a member of the Bengals' volleyball team ... Gained additional softball experience playing for the Triangle Lightning summer travel club ... A four-year Honor Roll member and student council representative ... Member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society ... Received the Fuquay-Varina Distinguished Athlete Award in 2011.

Personal
Intended academic major is business ... Daughter of Ron and Jeannie Cannon.

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Get to know the 2012 Pirate softball players

Question Answer
Most interesting thing I did last summer: Went to Cozumel, Mexico, with my family
Phrase I over-text the most: haha
Favorite food: Calamari at Carrabba's
Favorite movie: Forrest Gump
Biggest DVR obsession: That 70's Show
Favorite vacation spot: Lake house at Lake Waccamaw
Favorite place on campus: The Galley
Dream job: Professional sports agent
Dream car: 2011 black Range Rover
One thing about me that will surprise most people reading this: I want to go to law school
I can't imagine going a week without: Changing socks
I got started playing softball when: I was six-years-old with tee-ball and my mom was the coach.
My favorite softball memory is: Going to the state final four twice in high school.
Advice I would give to young girls who want to play softball: Grades come first and nothing comes easy. Practice makes perfect.