Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award
Honors: 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 (Redshirt Freshman) • Played in 19 sets over 14 matches • Ended the year with 14 kills on a .462 attack percentage, five digs and one block • Notched a season-high three kills against South Dakota State (9/19) in her lone starting assignment • Went 2-for-2 attacking versus Drake (11/7) and Evansville (11/20)
2014 (Freshman) • Redshirt season at Missouri State
Background • Three-year varsity starter at Marquette High School outside St. Louis • Earned second-team all-state recognition her junior season to go with first-team all-district, all-region and all-conference honors • A first-team all-district and all-conference pick as a sophomore, earning team MVP honors • Played in just 27 sets as a senior, but piled up 33 blocks for a 1.22 average, including four in the Class 4 semifinal match with Ozark, as the Mustangs finished 25-11 while advancing deep into the state tournament • Participated in the USA Volleyball High Performance Program for three years, with her teams finishing third and fifth in the High Performance Championships.
Personal • Born April 16, 1996, in Creve Coeur, Mo. • Daughter of Carter and Marcia Finnell • Undecided on an academic major