2 Elin Skei
2 Elin Skei
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Springfield, Mo.
High School: Kickapoo HS
Position: Setter

2010 - Skei moved into the top ten all-time at Southern in assists as her 1,053 in 2010 gives her 2,746 total and places her eighth all-time, needing just 20 assists to move into seventh ... Skei started in 30 of 32 matches in 2010 ... She averaged 9.24 assists per set, whiel blocking 56 for an average of 0.49 per set ... Her 27 service aces led the Lions on the season.

2009 - played in 29 of Southern's 34 matches, starting all 29 before suffering a broken nose against the Lady Blues on Nov. 3...notched season-highs of six kills, Oct. 17 at Northwest Missouri, and 62 assists, Oct. 14 at Pittsburg State...for the season Skei recorded 60 kills and 1,128 assits while serving .904...also finished with 177 digs, 53 blocks, and 107.5 pts.

2008: Split time with Sarah Joles as the Lions' setter as a true freshman ... was second on the team with 4.52 assists per game ... had a breakout match with 43 assists against Nebraska-Omaha, while pouring out 28 assists against Missouri Western and Southwest Baptist, as well.

Prior to Southern:
Skei's varsity career began as a freshmen at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri ... a four year starter was named Honorable Mention All-State as a senior ... also earned 1st Team honors as All-District, All-Region, All-Ozark Conference ... was also team leader in kills three years ... was a District Champion in the High Jump as a sophomore and also competed in the 400 meter run 

Personal:  A communications major ... was born May 16, 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri ...is daughter of Paul and Julie Skei ... Grandfather Ike Jenning played at Mizzou and two years for the Green Bay Packers