MSU sweeps Drury in first edition of crosstown series
Honors & Awards • 2015-16 All-MVC Honorable Mention • 2015-16 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team • MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2015, Spring 2015,Fall 2014, Fall 2013
2015-16 Season (Junior): Picked up all-conference honorable mention honors for first time of career at 2016 MVC Championships … Advanced from prelims to the 1-meter diving A-finals and improved by over 13 points to finish a career-high sixth in the event with 240.10 points … Also took 10th overall on the 3-meter board with a total 236.40 … Top performance of regular season came in dual versus Drury … Placed third on boards on Oct. 16, narrowly missing out on top score of her career in 3-meter diving.
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.