SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Played in 13 matches this season with one start… Registered a season-high six kills on two occasions against UAPB (Aug. 25) and Ole Miss (Oct. 18)… Had a total of 10 blocks on the year… Averaged 1.00 kills per set and 1.19 points per set when she is in the match… Had two key kills which helped the Tigers to a five-set in win over Tennessee (Nov. 24)… Finished the year with three kills in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against San Diego.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Provided a strong showing in LSU’s lineup as an outside hitter with appearances in 28 matches as well as nine starts ... Played in 92 sets and totaled 186 kills at 2.02 per set for third on the team ... Totaled 10 kills and a career-high six digs in the second match of the season against UNCG ... Finished with seven kills in the opening tournament against Eastern Kentucky and Duke ... Notched 11 kills in LSU’s win over Seattle ... Ended with nine kills and dug four balls against Southern Miss ... Against UCF, finished with seven kills a career-high six blocks ... Totaled 13 kills in her first conference match, on the road at Auburn ... Finished with seven kills for the Tigers against Missouri ... Neared her career best in kills against Ole Miss with 12 to help lead the Tigers to a five-set win over the Rebels ... Knocked in eight kills in the Tigers' sweep over Georgia ... Fired off 11 kills at home against South Carolina ... Totaled double-digit kills for the fourth time in conference with 10 at South Carolina ... Tallied a .333 hitting percentage against the Gamecocks ... Finished with eight kills and two blocks in the win against Georgia ... Totaled a career-high 14 kills and .520 hitting percentage at Tennessee ... Ended with eight kills and a pair of blocks at Texas A&M ... Ended the season with her eighth double-digit kill performance (11) at home against Alabama.
Was a four-year letter winner at Mount Notre Dame High School, winning over 90 games during her prep career with over 800 kills, 180 blocks and 240 digs to her credit ... Won a state championship as a sophomore, junior and a senior, while winning the Girls Greater Catholic League every season ... Was named as one of PrepVolleyball.com’s Senior Aces, as she had over 300 kills, 30 blocks, 100 digs and eight aces in her final season, earning the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Co-Player of the Year Award, all-state honors and being named a PrepVolleyball.com All-American ... As a junior had over 270 kills, 90 digs and 60 blocks as Mount Notre Dame was 27-2 while being named second team all-GGCL and third team all-state ... As a sophomore was a second team all-GGCL, earned the team’s top offensive player award and was named to the PrepVolleyball.com Soph 79 list as the team finished with a 26-3 record with over 280 kills, 50 blocks and 28 digs ... Was named to PrepVolleyball.com’s Top Frosh list and a GGCL Honorable Mention, as Mount Notre Dame was 26-1 as she added over 90 kills, 20 blocks and 20 digs ... Was an honor roll student all four years, a member of student government, the Girls Athletic Association, science club, fibers club and was a Cougar spirit leader.
Full name is Sydney Mukes, born July 22 in Arizona ... Daughter of Wendell and Sharon Mukes ... Has a younger brother, Donovan ... Majoring in Child and Family Studies.