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One-third of the highest scoring trio, from one class, in Big Ten history (Skouby, Ausdemore, Smith)… the tallest women’s basketball player in Iowa history… led or shared the team in scoring 30 times… ranks second in career blocks (153), ninth in scoring (1,439) and 16th in rebounding (518)… finished her career with 72 career double-digit scoring performances and one double-figure rebounding performance… three-time KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team honoree, including being named the tournament MVP twice… career 49 percent (545-1103) shooter from the field and 80 percent (341-428) from the charity stripe… ranks second in Iowa single-season freshman scoring (414) and blocks (47)… ranks fourth in Iowa single-season blocks (46) for a senior… ranks fifth in Iowa single-season blocks (23) for a junior… her 55.1 percent field goal shooting her freshman year ranks 12th in Iowa single-season history… invited and participated in the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Trials at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, May 18-21, 2006.
2008-09 as a Senior…
Honorable mention all-Big Ten by both the league media and coaches… named the KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge MVP… ranked third in team scoring (12.1), first in blocks (46) and third in free throws made (91) and attempted (110)… posted single-season bests in 3-pointers made (5) and rebounds (153)… ranked third in the Big Ten and ranks 45th nationally in free throw shooting (91-110, .827)… ranked fifth in free throw percentage (.837), sixth in blocked shots (1.28), eighth in field goal percentage (.454), 16th in rebounding (5.4) and 17th in scoring (11.4), in Big Ten Conference games only… pulled down five rebounds or more 17 times… led Iowa or shared team-high scoring honors 10 times… scored a game-high 18 points (7-9 FG, 3-3 FT) and also collected five rebounds, three assists and two blocks in season opening win vs. Texas State… posted career highs in points (33) and free throws made (13) and attempted (14), and also collected seven rebounds and blocked a game-high three shots in road loss at Kansas… tallied a game-high 21 points (6-8 FG, 9-11 FT) and also grabbed five rebounds in victory over Boston… credited with six points, six rebounds, three assists and tied a Paradise Jam tournament record with four rejections in victory over Texas Tech… recorded 20 points and three rebounds in overtime loss to South Florida at the Paradise Jam… posted game highs in scoring (20) and blocks (5) and also grabbed five rebounds in win over UNI… collected 12 points, five blocks and pulled down three rebounds in road victory at Drake… tallied 14 points and snagged seven a season-high seven rebounds in road triumph at Wisconsin… had a team-high 15 points, bolstered by 6-10 shooting from the floor, and rejected a team-high three shots in road loss at Indiana… netted a team-high 14 points, grabbed a season-high eight rebounds and blocked a career-high six shots in road loss at Purdue… scored a game-high 21 points and also collected seven rebounds, two blocks and a steal in road victory at Illinois… registered 10 points, two steals, an assist and a rebound in home triumph over Northwestern… corralled nine rebounds and also scored nine points in home win over Michigan… played all 40 minutes, recording eight points and four rebounds in loss at Michigan State… tallied 10 points, eight rebounds and a game-high three steals in 50 minutes of action in triple overtime win vs. Penn State… recorded eight points, five rebounds, three assists and a game-high two blocks in home triumph over Indiana… posted first career double-double, scoring 21 points and grabbing a career-high 11 rebounds in loss at Minnesota… registered nine points and three rebounds in upset victory over #13 Ohio State… had 15 points and secured nine rebounds in home win over Wisconsin… collected eight points and eight rebounds in road triumph at Michigan… netted a game-high 19 points and chased down three rebounds in road victory at Northwestern… tallied 10 points and five rebounds in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals win over fifth-seeded Minnesota… posted nine points and six boards in Big Ten Tournament semifinals loss to top-seeded Ohio State.
2007-08 as a Junior…
Played in all 32 games, starting eight… ranked fourth in team scoring (10.3), first in blocks (23) and field goal percentage (.504, 115-228) and fifth in rebounding (3.2)… voted Big Ten ‘Sixth Player of the Year’ by the league’s coaches… scored career point No. 1,000 at #20 Ohio State (Feb. 21)… named to the KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament team… netted double digits 14 times… ranked fifth in field goal percentage (.496) and ninth in free throw percentage (.827) in Big Ten games only rankings… blocked at least one shot in 15 games… tallied two points, three rebounds and a game-high three blocks in season opening victory over Dartmouth… scored a game-high 19 points and collected four blocks and four rebounds in win over Drake… recorded 13 points, two rebounds and two assists in triumph at UNI… had six points and one rebound in win over Mississippi State at the Caribbean Challenge… registered five points and secured four rebounds in loss to #13 Arizona State at the Caribbean Challenge… posted seven points and two rebounds in loss to Georgia Tech… tallied six points and four rebounds in victory over Detroit… netted 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Iowa State… collected 10 points and two rebounds in win over Northern Illinois… recorded a game-high 15 points and also snagged four rebounds vs. #21 Wyoming… credited with six points and collected three rebounds and two assists in triumph over Western Illinois… netted six points and corralled two rebounds in home win over Penn State… registered eight points, three rebounds and a block in home loss to #20 Ohio State… tallied 10 points and three rebounds in road loss at Michigan State… had 11 points, five rebounds and two blocks in home overtime win vs. Wisconsin… collected 10 points and a season-high two steals in road triumph at Illinois… recorded 17 points on 5-7 shooting from the field and a season-best 7-7 from the foul line and also rejected three shots in home victory over Purdue… turned in a game-high 23 points (7-13 FG, 9-10 FT) and also pulled down seven rebounds in road victory at Northwestern… posted her first career double-double totaling 16 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in home triumph over Indiana… registered six points and two assists in home win over Michigan State… had eight points and three rebounds in only 16 minutes of action due to foul trouble in road victory at Penn State… tallied 12 points, including making her first career 3-pointer, and five rebounds in road loss at Purdue… scored six points and grabbed two rebounds in home win over Minnesota… collected six points and two rebounds in road defeat at #20 Ohio State… netted 14 points and retrieved three rebounds in home triumph over Northwestern… posted 15 points and four rebounds in road win at Wisconsin that clinched co-Big Ten regular season championship… recorded 10 points and six rebounds in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals win over Michigan… turned in nine points in loss to Georgia in the NCAA Championships first round.
2006-07 as a Sophomore…
Ranked first in team blocks (1.4), second in scoring (13.2), field goal percentage (.462, 123-266) and free throws made (97) and attempted (114) and fourth in rebounding (4.5)… competed in 26 games, including 13 starts… earned all-Big Ten honorable mention accolades… only sophomore named to the pre-season all-Big Ten team… named Most Valuable Player of the WBCA Classic… named Most Valuable Player of the KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge… named to Naismith Trophy Watch List… missed four Big Ten games after suffering a broken bone in her non-shooting hand during practice on Feb. 3… scored double figures 18 times, including 20 points or more three times… posted team highs in blocks 18 times, scoring six times, steals four times and rebounds twice… ranked 27th in the country in free throw percentage… ranked sixth in free throw percentage (.857), eighth in blocks (1.25), 14th in field goal percentage (.439) and 15th in scoring (12.5) in Big Ten Conference games only rankings… tallied 15 points, dished out a career-high five assists and collected six rebounds and four blocks in season-opening win over Missouri State… registered a game-high 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds in victory over Kansas… netted 11 of her 17 points from the foul line in win over Indiana State… posted 22 points and five rebounds in triumph over Quinnipiac… recorded 21 points, two steals, two blocks and two rebounds in victory over Florida International… collected team highs in points (16) and blocks (4) and also grabbed nine rebounds in loss to Louisiana Tech… tallied eight points and seven defensive rebounds in win at Creighton… scored 12 points, snagged seven rebounds and collected two assists and two blocks in loss to Iowa State… registered a game-high 14 points and collected four assists, two blocks and two rebounds in victory over Samford… scored a game-high 19 points and corralled four rebounds in loss at Rutgers… recorded 10 points, six rebounds and a block in loss to Northern Iowa… tallied 16 points and collected three rebounds and a game-high three blocks in win at Drake… netted nine points, pulled down a team-high seven rebounds, blocked three shots and collected a game and career-high three steals in victory at Minnesota… registered 19 points and four rebounds in home loss to #7 Ohio State… scored 10 points and grabbed two rebounds in home loss to #10 Purdue… recorded a game and season-high 25 points and tied a career high with nine rebounds in only 29 minutes of action in win at Northwestern… scored 14 of her 15 points in the second half, blocked a team-high two shots and equaled a career high with nine rebounds in victory at Indiana… posted 11 points, six rebounds, a block, an assist and a steal in home loss to #20 Michigan State… collected eight points, four rebounds and three assists in road loss at #21 Michigan State… tallied 14 points and five rebounds in home overtime defeat to Minnesota… netted 19 points, grabbed four rebounds and collected three assists and a game-high two blocks in road loss at Penn State… returned to action, with a soft cast on her non-shooting hand, scoring seven points and collecting four assists and two blocks coming off the bench in home victory over Penn State… scored seven points and rejected two shots in limited action in home win over Wisconsin… totaled nine points in loss to Georgia in the first round of the NCAA Championships.
2005-06 as a Freshman…
Consensus Big Ten Freshman of the Year, recognized on the league’s second team by the media and third team by the coaches and was also honored on the all-freshman team… named to the Women’s Basketball News Service Freshman All-America Team… played in all 29 games, including 18 starts… ranked fourth in Big Ten blocked shots (1.62) and field goal percentage (.551) and 10th in scoring (14.3)… highest ranked Big Ten rookie in conference scoring, since Penn State’s Kelly Mazzante averaged 19.7 points in 2000-01… ranks first in Big Ten freshman scoring (14.3), blocks (1.62) and field goal percentage (.551) and third in rebounding (5.0)… led Iowa in scoring 12 times, including ten of the last 16 games… netted double figures 23 times, including the last 16 contests… averaged 16.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.61 blocks in her 18 starts… scored 11 points or more 20 times and blocked two shots or more 11 times… tallied a team-high 12 points and blocked a game-high three shots in win over UW-Milwaukee… collected six rebounds, four points and three blocks in double overtime loss at Louisiana Tech… scored all of her 11 points in the second half and also corralled six rebounds in loss to #22 Oklahoma… netted 11 points and collected three rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals in win over Rider… registered 11 points, six rebounds and two blocks in win over UW-Green Bay… recorded six points, six rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal in win over Vermont… tallied two points and two rebounds vs. #6 Rutgers… scored eight points and corralled three rebounds at Iowa State… netted 19 points on 9-11 shooting from the field and 1-2 from the foul line and collected two rebounds in win over Drake… amassed eight points, three blocks, two steals and two rebounds in win at Northern Iowa… scored a game-high 22 points and pulled down four rebounds in win over Creighton… recorded 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in her first career start at Indiana… tallied six points, four rebounds and two assists in home win over Illinois… collected eight rebounds, five blocks and scored a team-high 20 points in win at Michigan… recorded career highs in points (27), field goals made (12) and attempted (20), assists (3) and minutes played (36) and matched a career high with three free throws made in home win over #9 Michigan State… collected 11 points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in home loss to #8 Ohio State… registered a team-high 18 points and collected four rebounds, one assist and one block in road win at Northwestern… scored a game-high 23 points and pulled down six rebounds in win at Wisconsin… netted a game-high 20 points and grabbed four rebounds in home loss to #12 Minnesota… recorded 12 points, five rebounds and two blocks at Penn State… tallied 19 points and posted career bests in rebounds (9), blocks (5) and free throws made (9) and attempted (11) in victory over #8 Purdue… amassed a game-high 16 points, pulled down six rebounds and blocked two shots in home win over Northwestern… collected 18 points, four rebounds and two assists in loss at #7 Ohio State… posted 17 points, nine rebounds, two assists and one block in two-point loss at #14 Michigan State… scored a team-high 14 points, bolstered by 8-10 shooting at the foul line, and controlled five rebounds in home win over Michigan… amassed 18 points, six rebounds, two blocks, one assist and one steal in victory at Illinois… netted 11 of her team-high 19 points at the free throw line and controlled five rebounds in home win over Indiana… recorded team bests in points (13) and rebounds (7) in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals loss to #16 Michigan State… scored a team-high 19 points and collected six rebounds, two steals and two assists in NCAA First Round loss to #20 BYU.
Helped lead her high school to three straight Division I District championships… named the Cleveland Plain Dealer Basketball Player of the Year her senior year…two-time News Herald Player of the Year… News Herald and Plain Dealer first team all-star… two-time first team Associated Press all-State team honoree… AP Ohio co-Player of the Year as a senior… averaged 23.6 ppg, 12.3 rpg and 5.0 bpg, while shooting 66 percent from the field and 82 percent from the foul line her senior season… team co-captain her final two years… named an AP all-state honorable mention her freshman year… recognized as a two-time Street & Smith all-America honorable mention… selected to the AP third all-state team her sophomore season… her high school posted an 86-15 record her four years, including a 44-7 mark her final two seasons… attended the USA Basketball Youth Development Festival the summer of 2004… McDonald’s all-American nominee… also lettered in volleyball her freshman through junior years.
Parents – Mark and Kellee Skouby
Brothers – Andrew
Sisters – Katherine
Major – Undecided
Other – Grandfather played basketball for Ohio State
Points: 33, at Kansas, 11/18/08
Rebounds: 11, at Minnesota, 2/8/09
FGM: 12, vs. Michigan State, 1/9/06
FGA: 20, vs. Michigan State, 1/9/06
FTM: 13, at Kansas, 11/18/08
FTA: 14, at Kansas, 11/18/08
Assists: 3, vs. Michigan State, 1/9/06
Steals: 2, four times, last vs. BYU, 3/18/06
Blocks: 6, at Purdue, 1/8/09
Minutes: 50, vs. Penn State, 2/1/09