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Anna                               Panagiotakopoulos
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Anna
Panagiotakopoulos
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
Height: 5-6
Sport: Volleyball
Position: L/DS

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Volleyball First Team
  • One of three players to play in every set of every match
  • Led team with 469 digs for a 4.08 digs per set average
  • Chipped in 94 assists and 17 serving aces
  • Eagle Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • Career-high 28 digs in win over Hampton on Sept. 14.
  • Career-high nine assists in win over Georgetown on Sept. 20
  • Recorded the match high for digs on five separate occasions
  • Posted double-digit digs in 23 of 33 matches, while registering at least 20 digs five times
  • Gained experience playing with USA Junior National Team in July
  • Posted a 4.29 digs per set average in nonconference play
At West Virginia in 2012
  • Played in every set and match before sitting out six matches because of an injury
  • Returned to the lineup on Oct. 9 versus Oklahoma and recorded nine digs
  • Finished the season with double-digit digs in three of the last four matches
  • Recorded a team-leading 297 digs for the season and 3.38 digs per set
  • Led the team in digs on 15 different occasions and had a season- and career-high 24 digs against Robert Morris
  • Recorded double-digit digs in eight straight matches from Sept. 11-Oct. 6
  • One of nine Mountaineers to serve up double-digit service aces with 12 on the season and a season- and career-high three against Radford
  • Named to the Golden Horseshoe Challenge All-Tournament Team after posting 51 digs and five service aces and leading WVU to a 3-1 record
  • Named to the Gold and Blue Classic All-Tournament Team after leading WVU to back-to-back five-set victories over Cleveland State and Murray State and recording 33 digs and two service aces
  • Played on the USA Junior National Team at the European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia in July 2013
  • 2012-13 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Prep
  • 2011 AVCA All-American nominee
  • Four-year letterwinner at nationally ranked Xavier College Preparatory
  • 2011 Goldwater Tournament Champions
  • 2011 Westwood Invitational Champions and member of the all-tournament team
  • Led the Gators to the 2010 Arizona High School State Volleyball 5A-1 Championship and was named Arizona 5A-1 all-region
  • Member of the USA Volleyball Youth National Training Team in 2010
  • Won a Bronze medal at the USAV High Performance Championships in 2010
  • Named to the U.S. Girls Select A2 team in 2009
  • Chosen for the USAV High Performance Select Team from Arizona Region in 2008-09
  • Led Spiral club team to 2010 Arizona Region 16 Open Championship and was a 2011 Arizona Region 18 Open Finalist
  • Qualified and participated in the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship from 2007-2012
Personal
  • Daughter of Christo and Connie Panagiotakopoulos
  • Birthday is April 7
  • Enrolled in pre-nursing
  • Dad played soccer at Nathaniel Hawthorne College and brother, Thanasi, played basketball at Northern Colorado before playing professionally in Europe with Iraklis in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Has three brothers
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
Year SP K A Dig SA TB
2012
88
2
64 297 12 0
2013 115 2 94 469 17 0
Career 203 4 158 766 29 0

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