12 Lexie Skalbeck
12 Lexie Skalbeck
Height: 5-9
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Central Catholic HS

2014 Sand Season
Went 2-4 with Chelcy Motes at No. 4 during the first half of the season before playing the final six matches at No. 5 by going 3-3 with Courtney Dietrich…the victories with Dietrich included wins against Cal Poly, Cal and San Jose State…the wins over Cal and Cal Poly came on the same day, including a 9-21, 21-13, 15-7 victory against the Bears, and 21-18, 6-21, 19-17 vs. the Mustangs…the two wins with Motes came against squads from Cal and Cal Poly.

2013 Indoor Season
One of four Hornets to appear in all 31 matches during the season…that included one start at libero, and one start at defensive specialist…averaged 1.52 digs and 0.31 aces per set…had a 35-to-25 service ace-to-error ratio, the best mark on the team…her average of 0.31 aces per set was the fourth best mark in the Big Sky Conference…in her lone start at libero, she tallied a season-high 21 digs in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson…posted five matches with double digits in digs, including 17 in a victory at Montana State…had at least one ace in 19 different matches, including at least one during a stretch of seven consecutive matches…had a season-best five aces against Idaho, the second most by a Hornet during the season.

High School

A 2013 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Portland, Ore…played four years of volleyball for the Rams, including her final three seasons on the varsity squad…during her three varsity seasons, the team combined for a 94-9 overall record, a 43-2 conference record, two state championships (2010, 2011) and three consecutive 6A Mt. Hood Conference titles…was the team captain during her final two seasons (2011, 2012)…was the team’s starting libero as a senior, starting outside hitter as a junior, and played at defensive specialist as a sophomore…a first team all-conference selection as a senior after averaging 4.7 digs per set, and 4.2 aces per match…a second team all-league choice as a starting outside hitter on the 2011 squad that won a state title and finished the season with a 33-0 record…the 2012 team posted a 31-5 record, and the 2010 squad went 30-4.

An undeclared major…parents are Denver and Kari…played two years for the Oregon Northwest Juniors Elite team…Skalbeck is one of five players from the 2013 Oregon NW 18 Elite squad that will be playing Div. I volleyball this year.