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Lena Skipper

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

Last College:
Swinburne University

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH

Experience:
1VL

04/18/2013

Lobos Take Down Alumni/Local Greats in Final Match of Spring

Competitive match between current Lobos and has-beens/local greats caps spring season

04/16/2013

Lobo Volleyball Caps Spring Season with Alumni Match

UNM will conclude its spring schedule with a 7 p.m. MT match against former Lobos and local greats on Wednesday, April 17

04/03/2013

Lobos Host Nine Teams for Spring Tournament on Saturday

Fans can take in 18 games on Saturday in Johnson Center South Gym

01/06/2013

Stevens: New Mexico Lobo Volleyball -- 2012 Season Review

A young battered and bruised Lobo squad courageously banded together to win 20 games

11/23/2012

New Mexico Drops Final Match at (RV) Colorado State, 1-3

Gunsaulus leads Lobos with 17 kills and 11 digs

04/23/2013

2013 Volleyball Grass Bash

Seventh Annual Lobo Volleyball Grass Bash held April 20-21

10/23/2012

Lobo Volleyball vs. New Mexico State

The Lobos hosted in-state rival New Mexico State in their annual Rio Grande Rivalry/Think Pink match.

09/20/2012

UNM Volleyball vs. Colorado State

UNM Volleyball team faces Colorado State at home on Sept. 20, 2012

09/08/2012

Lobo Volleyball hosting the Sheraton Airport/Comcast Lobo Invitational

The Lobos played host to Portland and UC Santa Barbara on day three of the Sheraton Airport/Comcast Lobo Invitational.

08/24/2012

Lobos hosting Sheraton Airport/LA Boxing Lobo Classic

The Lobos defeat Southern but fall to Duquesne to finish 1-1 at day one of the Sheraton Airport/LA Boxing Lobo Classic.

JUNIOR (2012): Served as an outside hitter in her first season at UNM...played in all 33 matches and made 31 starts...was second on the team in kills with 233...had six double-doubles...had one of her best matches of the season at home (match was played in The Pit) against Boise State on Oct. 4, tallying a career-high 16 kills, hit .317 (16-3-41), recorded 10 digs and had a total of 17.0 points...served as the Lobos' libero on Oct. 6 and recorded 16 digs...had double digits in digs in 15 matches in 2012...fall 2012 MW Academic All-Conference...2012-13 MW Scholar-Athlete.

PRIOR TO UNM: A 2008 graduate of Eltham High in Melbourne, Australia...studied at Swinburne University in Melbourne...a member of the Australian National Team in 2012, participating in the Vietnam Cup...also played in the 2012 Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championships...played in the Australian Volleyball League with the University Blues from 2008-2011 earning the title of Vice Champions of the League from 2009-11...played in the Victorian Volleyball League with the Melbourne Falcons, 2005-11 earning a number of individual honors (Club Rising Star Award 2008, Club Coaches Award 2009, and Club MVP (2010)...a member of the 2011 Victorian All Stars team.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 20, 1990 to Adam and Sue Skipper in Melbourne, Australia...has two older siblings, Amy and August...was encouraged to look in to coming to UNM by former Lobo All-American and Australian Olympian Pauline Manser...has played volleyball competitively since she was 15...favorite athlete is Roger Federer...favorite food is vegetables...favorite movie is Breakin'...undecided on a major.

CAREER MATCH HIGHS

Kills: 16, vs. Boise State (10/4/12)
Attacks: 41, vs. Boise State (10/4/12)
Hitting percentage: .333, vs. Wyoming (9/22/12) (10-1-27) Assists: 3, four times, last vs. Air Force (10/6/12)
Service Aces: 3, vs. Southern, (8/24/12)
Digs: 16, vs. Air Force(10/6/12)
Total Blocks: 3, vs. UMES (8/31/12)
Solo Blocks: 1, three times, last vs. San Diego State (10/18/12)
Block Assists: 3 vs. UMES (8/31/12)
Points: 17.0, vs. Boise State (10/4/12)

Season sp-mp k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s se dig d/s re ta rec % bs ba tb b/s pts. pts./s
2012 (Jr.) 123-33 233 1.89 145 815 .108 36 0.29 19 0.15 50 273 2.22 38 802 .953 3 21 24 0.20 265.5 2.15
Friday, September 19
9:00 AM - 
Volleyball
at College of Charleston
3:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at Houston Baptist
Saturday, September 20
1:30 PM - 
Volleyball
at SMU
Thursday, September 25
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at San Josť State
Saturday, September 27
3:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at Nevada
Thursday, October 02
6:30 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. Utah State
Saturday, October 04
12:00 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. Boise State
Thursday, October 09
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at San Diego State
Saturday, October 11
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at UNLV
Thursday, October 16
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. Colorado State
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