33 Skylar Boom
33 - Skylar Boom
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
Position: MB
Previous School: Eastern HS
Club Team: KIVA
m 29
k/s 1.97
h % .238
a/s 0.04
b/s 0.90
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.16

2020-21 (Sophomore): Boom appeared in all 16 of the team’s matches, competing in all 61 sets overall… led Tech and the OVC with 17 solo blocks… ranked second on squad and fifth in the league with 60 total blocks… paced the Golden Eagles and finished sixth in the conference with 0.98 blocks per set… was second on the purple and gold with 144 kills, 2.36 kills per set, a .229 hitting percentage, 43 block assists, and 182.5 points… rocked a career-high 14 kills on a .313 hitting percentage with three total blocks at Tennessee State (Mar. 14)… tallied a career-best four solo blocks at Austin Peay (Feb. 8)… registered a career-high six total blocks four different times, including back-to-back matches at Murray State (Mar. 21 & Mar. 22)… posted a career-best 17.0 points on 13 kills and six total blocks on the road against the Racers (Mar. 21)… totaled five or more total blocks in eight matches, including three of the final four on the year… recorded multiple solo blocks four times… notched double-digit kills eight times, including six of the final eight matches of the season… posted double figures in kills in each of the final four matches on the year… recorded at least one block in 14 of the team’s 16 matches.

2019 (Freshman): Boom competed in 12 of Tech’s 30 matches, playing in 27 of 112 sets overall… totaled 30 kills, eight total blocks, six block assists, two solo blocks, and 35.0 points… made her collegiate debut with one dig at No. 24 Louisville (Sept. 6)… fired off a season-high 11 kills with a block assist versus Southeast Missouri (Nov. 21) in the OVC Tournament… racked up a season-best five block assists with four kills against Belmont (Nov. 16).

High School: Boom lettered as a middle blocker for head coach Laura Bowling at Eastern High School in Louisville, Ky.… racked up 381 kills, 136 total blocks, 96 solo blocks, and 22 service aces as a senior… named to the All-State Second Team as a senior and was All-State Honorable Mention as a junior… earned the team’s Eastern Eagle Award and was a three-time, Team Offensive MVP.

Personal: Daughter of Andre and Christina Boom… born March 3, 2001 in Columbia, Mo.… full name is Skylar Shae Boom.

Academic: Majoring in international business and cultures… named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll three times and to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll once.

Recent Games
Oct 30 at UT Martin W, 3-2
Nov 5 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1
Nov 6 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1
Nov 12 at Belmont W, 3-2
Nov 13 at Belmont W, 3-2
Nov 18 vs. Austin Peay L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 18
Sets 102 67
Kills 201 134
Kills per set 1.97 2.00
Errors 79 60
Total Attacks 513 350
Hitting Percentage .238 .211
Assists 4 3
Assists per set 0.04 0.04
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 16 9
Digs per set 0.16 0.13
Block Solo 10 6
Block Assist 82 59
Block Total 92 65
Blocks per set 0.90 0.97
Block Errors 12 7
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 252.0 169.5
Points per set 2.5 2.5
Matches started 1 -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 20 at Lipscomb L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 vs. The Citadel   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 at Auburn L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 8 .125 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1.5
Aug 28 vs. Jackson State W, 3-1 - 4 10 0 18 .556 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 11.0
Sep 3 South Alabama W, 3-2 - 5 9 4 29 .172 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 5 0 11.5
Sep 3 Valparaiso L, 3-2 - 3 4 1 12 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 4 UNC Asheville W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Chattanooga W, 3-0 - 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 11 vs. Troy W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 15 .400 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 2 8 0 12.5
Sep 11 vs. Virginia Tech L, 3-0 - 3 3 5 13 -.154 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Sep 17 vs. Western Carolina L, 3-1 - 4 9 3 19 .316 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 9.5
Sep 18 vs. Houston L, 3-0 - 3 6 2 15 .267 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 5 1 9.0
Sep 18 at Alabama L, 3-0 - 3 4 3 15 .067 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 24 at SIUE W, 3-0 - 3 6 3 16 .188 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Sep 25 at SIUE W, 3-1 - 4 7 3 18 .222 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 8.5
Oct 1 Tennessee State W, 3-1 - 4 6 2 19 .211 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 2 Tennessee State W, 3-1 - 3 5 5 20 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Oct 6 Morehead State L, 3-1 - 4 12 4 26 .308 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 8 Austin Peay W, 3-2 - 4 5 4 27 .037 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 9 Austin Peay L, 3-1 - 4 7 4 24 .125 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 5 0 10.0
Oct 15 at Murray State L, 3-0 - 3 4 1 11 .273 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 7.0
Oct 16 at Murray State L, 3-1 - 4 5 5 21 .000 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1 8 0 9.5
Oct 22 Southeast Missouri L, 3-1 - 4 4 7 20 -.150 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Oct 23 Southeast Missouri W, 3-0 - 3 7 0 17 .412 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 27 at Morehead State L, 3-1 - 4 7 5 20 .100 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 1 12 0 13.5
Oct 29 at UT Martin L, 3-0 - 2 3 1 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 30 at UT Martin W, 3-2 - 3 3 2 9 .111 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 4 0 5.5
Nov 5 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 - 4 9 1 19 .421 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 6 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 - 4 9 4 19 .263 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Nov 12 at Belmont W, 3-2 - 5 11 5 23 .261 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 13.5
Nov 13 at Belmont W, 3-2 - 5 24 4 32 .625 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 25.5
Nov 18 vs. Austin Peay L, 3-0 1 3 13 0 18 .722 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2019-20 12 27 30 1.11 22 88 .091 1 0.04 0 0.00 5 0.19 2 6 8 0.30 35.0 1.3
2020-21 16 61 144 2.36 67 336 .229 3 0.05 0 0.00 11 0.18 17 43 60 0.98 182.5 3.0
2021-22 29 102 201 1.97 79 513 .238 4 0.04 0 0.00 16 0.16 10 82 92 0.90 252.0 2.5
2022-23 16 58 113 1.95 41 265 .272 4 0.07 0 0.00 7 0.12 7 39 46 0.79 139.5 2.4
Total 73 248 488 1.97 209 1202 .232 12 0.05 0 0.00 39 0.16 36 170 206 0.83 609.0 2.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 102 201 1.97 79 513 .238 4 0.04 0 0.00 16 0.16 10 82 92 0.90 252.0 2.5
Conference 18 67 134 2.00 60 350 .211 3 0.04 0 0.00 9 0.13 6 59 65 0.97 169.5 2.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 42 77 1.83 36 232 .177 1 0.02 0 0.00 6 0.14 3 24 27 0.64 92.0 2.2
Away 12 40 76 1.90 32 183 .240 3 0.07 0 0.00 3 0.07 3 43 46 1.15 100.5 2.5
Neutral 6 20 48 2.40 11 98 .378 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 0.35 4 15 19 0.95 59.5 3.0
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Wins 15 55 119 2.16 38 282 .287 2 0.04 0 0.00 11 0.20 5 40 45 0.82 144.0 2.6
Losses 14 47 82 1.74 41 231 .177 2 0.04 0 0.00 5 0.11 5 42 47 1.00 108.0 2.3
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August 2 7 11 1.57 0 26 .423 1 0.14 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 3 3 0.43 12.5 1.8
September 10 32 56 1.75 25 153 .203 2 0.06 0 0.00 8 0.25 4 25 29 0.91 72.5 2.3
October 12 42 68 1.62 40 223 .126 1 0.02 0 0.00 7 0.17 5 40 45 1.07 93.0 2.2
November 5 21 66 3.14 14 111 .468 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.05 1 14 15 0.71 74.0 3.5