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Skye Ekes

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Skye Ekes - Volleyball - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated June 2022)

Sophomore (2022):

Played in 52 sets for the Seminoles and added 71 kills for the Noles… Added one block assist against Georgia Tech… produced eight kills and one block assist at Notre Dame… contributed seven kills and one dig versus Boston College… recorded one kill against Wake Forest… reported two kills against Pittsburgh… logged ten kills and one block versus Virginia… totaled one kill and two digs versus Duke… recorded six kills and a season-high of one assist against Miami… registered five kills and one block at North Carolina… logged a season-high of 11 kills against NC State… totaled one kill and one assist versus Notre Dame… registered two kills against UAB… recorded eight kills and season-high of four digs at Florida… logged one block assist against Creighton… put down one kill against Austin Peay in the second game of the day… reported one kill versus Yale… recorded two kills against James Madison… registered four kills, four points, and two digs against Florida A&M… recorded one kill and one block assist at Cincinnati in season debut.

Freshman (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.

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.”

ALL ABOUT ME:

  • 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.