ACHIEVEMENTS PRIOR TO FLORIDA STATE:
- 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.”