Laguna Beach Community Spotlight on Lexi McKeown

Laguna Beach Community Spotlight on Lexi McKeown

Laguna Beach Community
Spotlight on
Lexi McKeown
GOLDEN TORCH RECIPIENT 2019
HONORS BIOLOGY 4.0 GPA

Meet 4th generation Laguna Beach Local, Lexi McKeown
We are honored to learn about Lexi and all her accomplishments. Lexi McKeown excels in both academics and athletics.

Born and raised here in Laguna Beach, Lexi now attends Florida State University.

Academics:

High School Honors

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.58 GPA
  • Superintendent’s Honor Roll Award 2014-2018, all semesters
  • Orange Coast League Academic Achievement Award 2014-2017
  • Excellence Award in AP Calculus 2017-2018
  • Excellence Award in US History 2016-2017
  • Athletic Leadership Team 2016-2017 and 2017-2018
Athletics:

Beach Volleyball

  • 2018 AVCA High School Beach All-American Second Team
  • 1st Place Gold Medalist in the IBVL Southern California Pairs Championships
  • 3rd Place Bronze Medalist of 150 teams at the BVCA’s National Club Championships U18 Gold Division
  • 3rd place Bronze Medalist in the AVP First U18 National Championships
  • 1st Place Gold Medalist in the AVP First U18 Gold Event Qualification Tournament
  • 3rd Place at the AVP Next Women’s Open
  • 5th Place of 125 teams at the U18 Gold Division AAU Junior Nationals

Indoor Volleyball

  • Female Athlete of the Year 2018 at Laguna Beach High School
  • Most Valuable Player of the Orange Coast League 2017-2018 and 2016-2017 seasons
  • Most Valuable Player and Captain’s Award on Laguna Beach Varsity Volleyball Team 2017-2018 and 2016-2017
  • All CIF Division 3 First Team 2017-2018
  • All County Second Team 2017-2018
  • Named as one of Laguna Beach High School’s Indoor All Time Career Top 10 Players 2003-2017

BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL

Academics:
  • Sophomore majoring in Biology in the Honors College Florida State University
  • Currently has a 4.0 GPA
  • President’s List for fall 2018 and spring 2019
  • 2019 Golden Torch Award recipient
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2018-2019 recipient
  • Research Assistant in a molecular neurobiology lab
Athletics:

Beach Volleyball

  • CCSA Conference Champions 4th year in a row 2018-19
  • FSU finished 4th at the NCAA Division 1 National Beach Volleyball Championships 2018-19
  • The AVP Gold Series in Manhattan Beach Pro Open Tournament, Lexi and her partner Piper Heidrich-Monk (UCLA) played in the qualifier 8th out of 74 teams.

Summer 2019

  • AAA California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA)/P1440 ranking and is ranked 11 overall in CBVA women
  • Won her first CBVA Women’s Open Tournament ever at Will Rogers State Beach with Nikki Reinking who plays at Long Beach State
  • Played in 10 CBVA women’s tournaments and placed in the top 5 in 7 of the tourneys
  • Placed 5th in the BVCA College National Championships with partner Ashlyn Rasnick-Pope from LSU
  • Placed 5th in the Relentless/So Cal AVP America Series Women’s Open
  • Also placed 9th in the AVP America Huntington Beach June Open Championship

Laguna Beach Community Spotlight on Lexi McKeown
Lexi McKeown
Laguna Beach Community Spotlight

Congratulations
Golden Torch Award 2019 Receipient
Lexi McKeown!!


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