Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award
Honors: MVC Elite 18 Award (2015)...Athletics Director’s Honor Roll (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016)...MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award (2014-15, 2015-16)...MVC Honor Roll (2014-15, 2015-16).
2015 (Sophomore) • Appeared in all but one match, making six starts and playing in 117 sets • Had 14 digs in the MVC Tournament semifinal against Southern Illinois (11/27) and in the championship match versus Wichita State (11/28) • Scooped 15 digs against Drake (11/7) and Loyola (11/15) • Finished the year with 135 digs, including 75 in the final nine matches of the season • Earned the MVC Elite 18 Award, given to the player with the highest GPA in the conference tournament title match
2014 (Freshman) • Played in 18 matches and 25 sets as a true freshman • Finished the season with 17 digs, with a high of six at Drake (11/1) • Had exactly two digs in five additional matches, including at fourth-ranked Wisconsin (9/13)
Background • Member of three Ozark Conference championship teams at Kickapoo High in Springfield • Totaled 822 digs and a 4.40 per set average over her three seasons on the varsity • Scooped 298 digs as a sophomore, 254 as a junior and 270 as a senior, averaging as many as 4.58 per set during both her sophomore and senior seasons • Earned second-team all-conference and all-district honors as a junior • Multiple time academic all-conference first team member • Spent three years with the USA Volleyball High Performance Program
Personal • Born May 13, 1996, in Waterloo, Iowa • Daughter of Brian and Jennifer Dixon • Studying Cell and Molecular Biology