As a Senior (2012): Finished
career ranked in the top 10 of matches played, kills, kills per game, total
attempts, service aces, digs, digs per game and block solos...Named AVCA
All-South Region, First-Team All-Conference and Player of the Week...Earned MVP
honors at the Coke/Michigan Invitational...2012 SBC Preseason Player of the Year...Led
the team with 356 kills, which ranked in the league's top 10 with 2.94 kills
per set, as the team ranked in the top 30 nationally with 14.26 kills per set...Put
up a team-high 40 service aces, which is second with 0.33 aces per set in the
league...Second on the team with 336 digs and third with 52 assists and 64 total
blocks...Led the team in solo blocks for the overall season and league play...Tied
with Rogers with 16 service aces against SBC opponents, which ranked first in the
conference at 0.35 per set...Second on the team with 127 digs in league play
while third in kills with 113...Had seven double-doubles, 17 double-digit kill
and 14 double-figure dig performances in 2012...Started the season with a
double-double of 12 kills and 23 digs at Louisville...Posted double-double of 13
kills and 11 digs along with five blocks in first win of season against
Morehead State...Hit a career-high .571 in home opener against Austin Peay...Set a
season high of 19 kills in win at Cincinnati while hitting .436...Posted 16 kills
and four blocks in win over No. 10 Dayton...Had 15 kills in tough match against
Ohio State...Notched double-doubles against Duke, No. 22 Michigan and Eastern
Michigan, including 19 kills and 10 digs in win at Michigan...Tallied 11 kills,
eight digs, four blocks and three service aces at MTSU...Had a season-high four
service aces in wins over FIU in Bowling Green and at Florida Atlantic...Had
seventh double-double of season at FIU with 16 kills and 17 digs...Collected 14
kills, four blocks, three aces and three digs in program's first NCAA
Tournament win over Loyola Marymount.
As a Junior (2011): Became the fifth Lady Topper in school history to be named an All-American after earning a spot on the AVCA Division I Honorable Mention All-America team...Named to the first-team All-South Region team and first team All-Sun Belt Conference while earning Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year honors...Saw action in all 119 sets this season and was the only player in the Sun Belt to rank among the top 10 in kills, digs and service aces...Finished the season leading WKU with 454 kills, second with 407 digs and third with 87 blocks...Averaged 3.82 kill and 3.42 digs per set...Recorded 21 double-doubles in 2011 and had 30 matches with double-digit kills and 24 with double-digit digs...Her 3.82 kills per set and 1,168 total attempts both rank among the top 10 in program history for a single season...In a win against Xavier, she finished one kill shy of the school record with a career-best 30 kills...Is one of only four players in school history to record at least 30 kills in a match...With 20 kills against MTSU on November 11, totaled 1,000 kills for her career...Named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week and the CVU.com National Player of the Week on September 13...Also named to the Sun Belt Tournament's Most Outstanding Player after she tallied 40 kills and 36 digs...Earned Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week honors on September 12 and Defensive Player of the Week honors on November 7...Named to both the WKU and Kentucky Classic All-Tournament teams...Tallied 13 kills and 10 digs against Marquette in the NCAA Tournament
As a Sophomore (2010): Named to the All-Sun Belt Conference First team after finishing the 2010 season leading second among Lady Toppers with a career-high 351 digs (2.97 per set) and third on the team with 298 kills (2.53 per set)...Also recorded 61 blocks, ranking fourth on the team, while tallying 36 service aces, good for the second-best total among WKU...Finished second on the team with 87 assists...Tallied double-digit kills in 11 matches with a season-high 16 against Louisiana-Lafayette in the first round of the SBC Tournament...Named to the SBC All-Tournament team after leading WKU with 35 kills and 28 digs in the three matches...Collected 10 kills, eight digs and a .346 hitting percentage in NCAA Tournament match vs. Cincinnati...Recorded double-digit digs in 18 matches with a season-high 17 against No. 23 Cincinnati and 10 against conference opponents...Posted three double-doubles on the season...Named to the Xavier Invitational and WKU Tournament all-tournament teams
As a Freshman (2009): Made an impact immediately in her first season on the Hill, as she was one of only four Lady Toppers to participate in all 126 sets in 2009, leading the team with 304 kills...Also finished second in total digs with 280, just behind fellow freshman Sarah Rogers...Posted 53 total blocks, including 21 solo blocks on the year, to go along with 31 service aces, good for fourth best on the team...Finished the season with double-digit kills in 11 different matches, including a season-high 20 kills against IUPUI...Also finished the 2009 campaign with 11 matches with 10 or more digs, including a season-high 18 digs against IUPUI...Carried the success over to matches against Sun Belt Conference foes, notching 11 or more kills in four conference matches, including 11 in the semifinals of the conference tournament against Middle Tennessee.
High School: Played for the FarOut volleyball club ... guided the team to the 16 and under Junior Olympic National Championship in 2007 and was named the Most Valuable Player ... at Grand Rapids South Christian High School, she was named to the All-State team twice ... was named All-Region and All-Area two times ... picked up three All-Conference honors ... was named a Prepvolleyball.com All-American in 2007 and 2008 ... was honored as one of the ten finalists in the state of Michigan for the coveted Michigan Miss Volleyball Award ... chosen as one of the Top 50 recruits in the 2009 class by Prepvolleyball.com...Also a standout in basketball and soccer.
Personal: Born May 31, 1991 ... Daughter of Kris Skinner ... Majoring in education.