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Alex  Skinkis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Palma, Calif.

High School:
Oxford Academy

Height:
5-6

Position:
SS/2B

B/T:
R/R

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

06/24/2013

Five Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Softball Team

Williams honored for fourth consecutive year

04/24/2013

Virginia Sweeps Liberty, 7-3 and 7-6

Cavaliers close out regular season with home series against Virginia Tech April 28-29

03/30/2013

Softball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

Softball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

03/29/2013

Softball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

Softball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

2013 (SENIOR SEASON)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Started all 49 games at shortstop
• Had a career-best eight doubles
• Recorded eight multi-hit games and three multi-RBI contests

2012 (JUNIOR SEASON)
• Started all 51 games at shortstop, one of two Cavaliers to start every game in the season
• Third on the team in both hits (37) and RBI (22)
• Hit .280 (7-for-25) with a team-best two home runs and seven RBI in the last 10 games of the regular season
• Contributed a .345 average (20-for-58) with runners on base

2011 (SOPHOMORE SEASON)
• Moved over to shortstop where she started all 55 games
• Hit .252 with 37 hits, including five doubles
• Finished the year with 17 RBI and 11 runs scored
• Hit .500 with the bases loaded (3-for-6)
• Also batted .500 vs. left-handed pitchers (7-for-14)
• Went 14-for-33 (.424) when leading off an inning
• Was 2-for-2 with two doubles and three RBI in 8-2 win over Virginia Tech (April 15)
• Went 2-for-3 with two RBI in 3-2 upset over 13th-ranked Oregon (March 4)
• Selected to All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to ACC Honor Roll

2010 (FRESHMAN SEASON)
• Played in 56 games with 55 starts at second base
• Hit. 264 as a rookie, the third-highest batting average on the team
• Recorded 43 hits and scored 26 runs
• Tallied 12 multi-hit games
• Also contributed 20 RBI
• Finished a .949 fielding percentage
• Hit first career home run at Elon (Feb. 14)
• Honored as the ACC player of the week (March 30)
• Selected to All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to ACC Honor Roll

OXFORD ACADEMY
• 2009 Academy League Most Valuable Player
• Helped team to four Academy League championships
• Oxford Academy RBI record holder
• Four-time first-team All-Academy League
• Two-time second-team All-CIF Division 6
• A first-team All-CIF Division 6 selection as a senior
• Selected to Orange County all-star team
• Named team MVP in 2009
• Twice named team's best defensive player
• Also received team's offensive player of the year award
• Served as team captain
• National Honor Society member

TRAVEL BALL
• Played two years with Worth Firecrackers
• Helped Worth Firecrackers to a third-place finish at ASA Nationals in 2009

PERSONAL
• Daughter of David and Cheryl Skinkis
• Has a younger brother, Eric
• Intends to major in commerce

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