North's Panks signs with North Alabama

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett volleyball standout Alex Panks has accepted an offer from NCAA Division II powerhouse North Alabama and signed her national letter of intent during a signing ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

The senior setter, the daughter of Ken and Kris Panks, is a two-time Daily Post Super Six selection and has been named to the Daily Post's All-County team the previous two seasons -- earning second-team honors as a sophomore and first-team honors last year as a junior.

Panks was also named to the county coaches' All-County team this season and had 891 assists, 145 kills, 183 digs and 105 aces in helping the Bulldogs to a 47-9 record that included the Area 7-AAAAA championship and a second-round state tournament appearance.


Gary 3 years, 7 months ago

Congratulations, Alex, for your accepting the offer from and signing a letter of intent with the University of North Alabama, where you will play volleyball! Thank you for your outstanding volleyball play during your years at North Gwinnett High School. Your versatility, excellent play, knowledge of the sport and enthusiasm made watching you a pure delight! Thank you for your contributions that you have made to North Gwinnett High School, on and off the volleyball court. Good luck and great success at North Alabama, Alex!


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