Gold-medal winners Dora Kiss and Lauren Pavel break conference and school records as the Missouri State women's swimming and diving team continues its goal towards an eighth-straight MVC championship Thursday
The Missouri State Bears had a first-place finisher in all but three of the 26 events in the final home men's and women's swimming and diving dual this season, leading to a sweep of the Truman State Bulldogs on Senior Day
MSU earns 11th title overall with three event wins Saturday
Honors & Awards · MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2014,Fall 2013
2014-15 Season (Sophomore): Completed career-best scores of 248.70 and 242.27 points on the 1- and 3-meter boards in the ‘Duel in the Pool’ at Hammons Student Center (Oct. 16) … Scored 230.25 points at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship in 1-meter diving … Placed third in both events at Drury on Jan. 22 … Also placed third in dual against Truman State at HSC (Jan. 17) … Finished season with Bears’ third best score of the year on 1-meter and second best on 3-meter.
2013-14 Season (Freshman):Set both of her personal-best records on the diving board at the MVC championships ... Previously had best score of 240.20 at both the Lindenwood dual meet and the Shamrock Invitational on the 1-meter board before the conference tournament ... Also previously set top score in 3-meter diving at 216.70 before she broke that at MVC championships ...
Background: Was the lone diving recruit for the fall signing period ... Competed for Lincoln-Way West High School ... At the club level, she competes for Windy City Diving, under the direction of coach Susan Bromberg ... Has experience on both the 1- and 3-meter boards ... Named a National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) Academic All-American for diving; also named an Illinois State Scholar in 2013 ... Competed in the Windy City Diving Invitational in April 2013 and finished fifth out of 31 divers on 1-meter ... A three-time IHSA state qualifier and finished 15th overall as a senior ... Qualified for the USA Diving Spring and Summer Region 5 Championships with Windy City Diving each season from 2010-13 ... Dove at the AAU Diving National Championships in 2010.
Personal: Alexis Lynne Skiniotes is the daughter of Alexander and Janet Skiniotes...Born May 8, 1995 in Oak Lawn, Ill. ... Has one brother, Stephan ... Majoring in risk management and insurance.