More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence
157 Student-Athletes Honored at 3rd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony
More than 200 Missouri State student-athletes earn academic distinction
More than 200 student-athletes achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher during fall 2012 semester
A total of 109 Bears Receive Conference Academic Honors
Background: Becker was a four-year starting shortstop at Shawnee Mission East High outside Kansas City...Earned first-team all-state recognition as a senior after batting .612 with 18 extra-base hits, 22 RBIs, 26 runs scored and nine steals in 25 games...Also named the Sunflower League Player of the Year, first-team all-conference, first-team all-metro by the Kansas City Star, and selected to play in the KCK All-Star Game...Picked up Shawnee Mission East team and defensive MVP winner all four seasons...Named all-confeerence following his junior and sophomore years...Batted .375 in the Ban Johnson League in the summer of 2011, dirving in 17 runs and scoring 19 en route to being selected to play in the All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium.
Personal: Dylan Tyler Becker is the son of Robert and Melinda Becker...Born January 6, 1993, in Kansas City, Mo...Plans to major in general business.