Female Athlete of the Issue: Akshata Kapadne


Akshata Kapadne. Photo by Seemani Dash

Anysa Mendoza, Staff Reporter

Name: Akshata Kapadne

Grade: 12

Birthday: 2/14/02

Height: 5’9″

Sports and years played: Basketball for all four years of high school

Positions played: Guard

Plans after high school:  Hopes to attend UCLA

Favorite part of sport: Getting to play and interact with new people to build relationships

Motivation: “My teammates motivate me. They’re always putting in that work to get better, so that inspires me to hustle harder.”

What you’ve learned from the sport: How to work with people and work hard