20  Alexa Cannon
Alexa Cannon


Fuquay-Varina, N.C.

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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.

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


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.