Skye Barnett
Skye  Barnett

Graduate Assistant

Alma Mater:
Pepperdine '12


Pepperdine Celebrates Student-Athletes at Annual Honors Banquet

Jennifer Karson given standing ovation upon receiving the Maurice Hilliard Award.


Pepperdine Athletics 2011-12 Year in Review

Eighteen student-athletes earned All-American honors and 51 were all-conference.


Sixty-Three Waves Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

The nine WCC schools put a total of 1,093 student-athletes on the list from the 13 sports that the conference sponsors, which is another new conference record.


Women's Basketball Comes Together to Celebrate the Culmination of the 2011-12 Season

Student-athletes, coaches, support staff, friends and family gathered for the annual banquet.


Pepperdine Celebrates Another Successful Year at Student-Athlete Honors Banquet

Student-Athletes honored for their success, both in the classroom and on the playing field.


Women's Basketball vs. Saint Mary's (2/25/2012)

Pepperdine celebrated Senior Day prior to its game against the Gaels. Photos by Martin A. Folb.


Blue & Orange Madness (10/15/2010)

Photos by Martin A. Folb at Pepperdine's event to start basketball season.

Skye Barnett Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Through four seasons, averaged 5.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 22.2 minutes ... Played in 101 games, starting 73 of those.

2011-12/SENIOR: Earned West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar ... Earned WCC All-Academic honorable mention ... Was granted the inaugural Maurice Hilliard Award ... Started in 21 games during her senior campaign, tallying 7.4 points per game and tying for the team-high with 5.5 rebounds per game ... Added 18 assists and 26 steals ... Ranked third on the team with nine blocks ... Had a season high 14 points in victories over San Francisco (1/19) and Loyola Marymount (2/23) ... Had a season-high nine rebounds in three games, vs. BYU (2/2), Loyola Marymount (2/6) and Saint Mary's (3/2) ... Tallied a season-high two blocks vs. San Diego (1/28) ... Shot 76.3 (45-of-59) from the charity stripe ... Had a season-high four steals vs. Loyola Marymount (3/1).

2010-11/JUNIOR:: Earned West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... Appeared in 20 games with as many starts ... Averaged 6.5 points per game ... 6.3 rebounds per game ... Blocked a career best 11 shots ... Dished out 22 assists and was credited with 33 steals ... Recorded a double-double in consecutive games vs. Gonzaga (1/13) and Portland (1/15) ... Had 10 points and boards vs. the Bulldogs ... Pulled down 11 rebounds and scored a season-high 13 points vs. the Pilots ... Scored a career best 15 points in second meeting of the season at Gonzaga (2/12) on 7-of-13 shooting ... Produced a 14-point effort the previous night at Portland (2/10) to along with six rebounds ... Pulled down a game high 12 rebounds in the season opener vs. UC Santa Barbara (11/12).

2009-10/SOPHOMORE: Started all 32 games as a sophomore ... Averaged 6.2 points and 4.8 rebounds in 24.1 minutes ... In the WCC, ranked 12th in steals (1.4) and 14th in rebounding ... Shot 72.0% from the foul line ... Scored in double-figures six times ... Scored a season-high 14 points vs. both UC Irvine (12/22) and Loyola Marymount (1/9) ... Other season highs were nine rebounds (twice), five steals (twice), four assists vs. Loyola Marymount (3/6) and 42 minutes at San Diego State (12/8) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.

2008-09/FRESHMAN: Came off the bench in 28 games as a true freshman ... Averaged 3.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 16.1 minutes ... Scored in double-figures three times ... Had 12 points at San Francisco, making eight of 11 free throws ... Posted 10 points along with season highs of nine rebounds and five steals vs. San Diego ... Other season highs were four assists (vs. UC Santa Barbara), two blocked shots (vs. Portland) and 29 minutes (at San Francisco) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cibola High School, located in Albuquerque, N.M., in 2008 ... Played three years on the varsity ... Made the all-state first team as a senior and second team as a junior ... Averaged about 13 points and nine rebounds ... Team won two district championships, including the first-ever at the school ... Also lettered in track and earned New Mexico's Gatorade Athlete of the Year in the sport as a senior after winning four gold medals at the 5A state meet, including the 100 and 200-meter dashes.

CLUB: Played with TC Hoops and Fusion.

PERSONAL: Given name is Skye Chanel Barnett ... Liberal arts major ... Born in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Daughter of Seth and Michelle Barnett ... Sister of Noe and Demarius ... Lists her most thrilling sports moment as making a game-winning shot against Gallup High for the district championship ... Chose Pepperdine because "the campus is beautiful and the teammates and coaches were really nice on my visit. The fact that it is a Christian university lets me know I will be surrounded by like-minded people." ... Spent the summer of 2010 street evangelizing with her college youth group.

FAVORITES: Enjoys reading, dancing, eating and shopping ... Lists her sports hero as Lance Armstrong "because of his character and how he was able to stay strong even though he was dealing with cancer. In my eyes he never gave up and I really look up to him for that" ... Favorite pro athlete is Tim Tebow ... Favorite book is Redeeming Love ... Favorite movie is Passion of the Christ ... Favorite TV shows are Glee and Phineas and Ferb ... Favorite musical artists are Brandon Heath, Coldplay and Francesa Battistelli ... Favorite sports other than basketball are volleyball, gymnastics and ice skating ... Favorite thing about basketball is "the rush I get while playing the game no matter if we are winning or losing. I feel alive when I am out on the court."

Pepperdine Waves
Official online store