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
The Missouri State men's and women's swimming teams hit their stride midway through annual Duel in the Pool to earn near Sweep of Drury
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.