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Skye Ekes

Skye Ekes - Volleyball - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated June 2022)
Right Side/Outside Hitter
Sarasota, Fla.
high school
Cardinal Mooney

Freshman Season (2021):

  • Appeared in 76 sets for the Seminoles as a freshman.
  • Put up 19 blocks and totaled 76 kills (1.77 kills per set) in the 2021 season.
  • Delivered eight kills in a five-set match at UCF along with one block.
  • Totaled four kills and three blocks vs. Florida.
  • Career performance vs. Boston College, recording 13 kills and a .417 hitting percentage in a 3-0 sweep.
  • Set a career-high of 15 kills at Clemson.
  • Added 13 kills vs. North Florida.


  • One of the country’s most outstanding middle blockers, ranking 15th on the position list and 66th overall.
  • Recruited heavily by several other schools including Florida, Penn State and Kentucky.
  • Dominant player out of Cardinal Mooney High School and with the Siesta Key Juniors.
  • Nabbed an Under Armour Second-Team All-America selection in 2020.
  • 2019 PrepVolleyball First Team All-State player.
  • Three-time selection to the Under Armour All-American Watch List.
  • Her senior season included 305 kills (3.6 kills per set) and a .441 hitting percentage while adding 78 total blocks (0.9 blocks per set).
  • For her career, Ekes totaled 718 kills, a .371 hitting percentage and 0.8 blocks per set.
  • QUOTE FROM EKES: “I chose FSU because I believe that is where I’m meant to be. I have been presented with such a great opportunity and I have never been more excited about what the future holds.”


  • Birthday: Dec. 20, 2002.
  • Major: Exploratory.
  • Social Media: @Skye.ekes (IG), @skyeekes (Tik Tok).
  • What is your hidden talent or something interesting about you? I used to model professionally in NYC.
  • What is your go-to favorite food? Chicken.
  • What is your dream vacation? Hawaii.
  • Do you have any superstitions? None.
  • What superpower do you wish you had? Read minds.
  • If you could go on tour with any musician/band, who would it be? Big Time Rush.
  • Who would win in an arm wrestling match on the team? Emma Clothier.
  • What is your hype song(s)? Diamonds dancing by young thug.
  • What are your favorite pair of shoes? Air Jordan 1’s.
  • What is one lesson from the coaches that you have carried with you both on and off the court? To be confident and always put 100% effort in.