Alena Skobkina
Alena Skobkina
Height: 5'0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tarragona, Spain
High School: Instituto Español de Andorra
Previous College: Walsh University
Major: Chemistry

Season: 2nd

2015-2016: Second Team All-ECC selection...played alongside teammate Dominika Hadnadova at No. 1 doubles and finished 6-8 overall (5-2 ECC)...also finished the season with a 5-4 record at the No. 2 singles spot...two ECC losses came to 1st team All-ECC honorees...most memorable victory came against LIU Post's Lucie Chrastecka, a come-from-behind win after losing the first set which clinched the Firebirds' 5-4 victory.  

@ Walsh University: Played two seasons at Walsh University in North Canton, OH...playing for the Cavaliers of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, she led the team her first season with 21 singles victories (including 12-5 record at 3rd singles and 7-0 record at 4th)...she also played 1st doubles her rookie season and teamed up for a 13-8 overall record...In 2014-15 she finished 11-17 in singles play, playing mostly No. 3 where she recorded a 10-12 record and 6-6 conference mark... finished 10-17 in doubles action, playing mostly at first doubles.

Personal: Daughter of Svetlana Skobkina...chose UDC for its location...hobbies include listening to music, going on walks and travelling...favorite athlete is Rafael Nadal...favorite movie is Just Go With it...favorite TV show is The Big Bang Theory...greatest athletic influence is her mother.