Shannon Egbert Skidmore Athlete Profile

#23 Shannon Egbert Skidmore

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1988-1992 Hometown: Pleasant Hill, CA Last School: College Park High School



Academic All-America

  • 1992 CoSida First Team

At BYU

  • Entered on a President's Scholarship
  • Scheduled to start 1990 season before a knee injury kept her out of early season matches
  • Had a career match high of eight kills and 16 digs in 1990
  • 1990 Second Team Academic All-WAC
  • Cougar Club and HCAC Scholar-Athlete 1988, 1989
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1989): "Made excellent progress during her redshirt year. Ready for significant playing time as a freshman. Intelligent player who learned quickly. Blocking is excellent. A steady hitter."
  • Co-Captain of 1991 team
  • Majored in English
  • Had career highs of six kills and four digs in 1989
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1990): "An extremely good student and an intelligent player. Had a very solid spring season and showed good leadership qualities. An excellent blocker, good passer, and much improved hitter. Will make a significant contribution to the team this year."
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1990): "Most improved player. An intelligent team leader with good skills. Will be a major contributor to the success of the team. Excellent passer and blocker."
  • Had career match highs of 22 kills, .700 hitting percentage and 27 digs in 1991
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1992): "A team leader. A diligent, intelligent athlete. A solid player with top skills in blocking and passing. Will be a major factor in the team's success."

Before BYU

  • Northcoast Scholar-Athlete for eight semesters
  • Oakland Tribune's Outstanding Scholar-Athlete for basketball in 1986-87 and for volleyball in 1987-88
  • Captain and MVP of NorCal Juniors Volleyball Club  

Stats

Yr. GP K E A Pct. SA BS BA TB Dig Ast.
1989 9 10 6 40 .100 3 0 8 8 10 4
1990 33 63 24 175 .222 5 1 30 31 66 8
1991 112 448 197 1185 .212 32 21 55 76 400 11