NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Alexa Houmis, a senior on the West Essex girls soccer team, recently signed a letter of intent with Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va., where she will continue her athletic career.

An integral part of the team's back line, Houmis helped West Essex finish with an 8-4-1 record this season. With her skills on defense, the team posted four shutouts.

Houmis also had one goal and one assist in 2020. A three-year starter for the Lady Knights, Houmis had three goals and four assists in her career.