Colonials closed a memorable fall with Saturday's loss at Harvard
Senior class has seen it all on GW's rise to NCAA Tournament
Colonials picked up a pair of MAWPC wins Saturday
GW sophomore sparked two home wins last weekend
GW closed strong to finish weekend sweep
Posted 15 goals (seventh on team) and 13 assists (tied for seventh) for 28 points (eighth) to help Colonials capture first MAWPC title and NCAA Tournament berth in program history...Grabbed 45 steals to rank third among Colonials and also added a career-high 12 field blocks...Scored a goal in the season-opening win at Navy (9/2)...Set a career-high with five steals against Washington & Jefferson (9/3)...Posted a season-high three goals, plus one assist, five steals and two field blocks, in win over Mercyhurst (9/17)...Recorded five steals again in the home meeting with Fordham (9/24)...Finished with a goal and two assists at Harvard (10/15)...Notched a goal, an assist and three steals in a Senior Day win over Navy (10/21)...Scored a goal in the NCAA Tournament matchup with Harvard (11/25).
Ranked third on the team with 20 assists, fifth with 33 points and sixth with 13 goals ... converted his 13 goals on 59 shots for a 0.22 shot percentage ... recorded 45 steals which ranked third on the team ... had a pair of goals in a win over Fordham (Sept. 24) ... had a team-high four steals vs. No. 13 Bucknell (Sept. 25) ... scored two goals and added two assists in a 10-9 win over No. 9 Bucknell (Oct. 8) ... had four steals and a goal vs. No. 13 Princeton (Oct. 9) ... had a team-high three steals at No. 4 Pacific (Oct. 20) ... had a team-high four steals in a win at Fresno Pacific (Oct. 21) ... had two assists, a goal and a steal in a 12-11 win over Johns Hopkins (Oct. 28) ... had two goals and an assist at Johns Hopkins (11/4) ... had three steals and a goal in a MAWPC quarterfinal win over Mercyhurst (11/18) ... tallied a goal, two assists and two steals in the MAWPC Championship game vs. Bucknell (Nov. 20).
Tied for fourth on the team with 28 goals ... Ranked third with 14 assists and 42 points ... Also recorded 28 steals, five field blocks and nine ejections drawn ... Took 72 shots on the year and posted a .389 shot percentage, which ranked fourth on the team ... Opened the season with two goals and an assist against Occidental at the Bruno Classic (Sept. 5) ... Had two goals, three steals and a field block later that day against No. 17 St. Francis-Brooklyn ... Totaled four points on two goals and two assists plus three steals at No. 13 Bucknell (Oct. 10) ... Scored a career-high four goals and added an assist for five points plus a steal, a field block and an ejection draw against Iona (Oct. 24) ... Tallied five points on three goals and two assists and added a steal and a field block against Gannon at the CWPA Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7) ... Also notched a hat trick plus two steals and an ejection drawn the next day against Washington & Jefferson to help the Colonials take fifth place at Southerns (Nov. 8) ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... An Emerging Leader in GW's Leadership Academy.
Played in all 28 games during his rookie campaign ... Ranked fifth on the team with 19 goals and added 10 assists for 29 points ... Ranked fourth on the team with 26 steals, 10 field blocks and 15 ejections drawn ... Recorded first career goal, assist, steal and ejection drawn in collegiate debut against MIT at the Princeton Invitational (Sept. 6) ... Scored what proved to be the game-winner in overtime against No. 12 St. Francis-Brooklyn (Sept. 7) ... Notched first career hat trick against Caltech at the Gary Troyer Tournament (Oct. 4) ... Scored three goals in four attempts against Salem International at the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7) ... Tallied a career-high six points on three goals and three assists and added a career-best four steals against Washington & Jefferson in the Southern Division fifth-place game (Nov. 9).
2013 Honorable Mention All-America ... Also named to the All-CIF second team and San Diego Union Tribune All-Western League second team and earned All-California & Hawaii honorable mention as a senior ... Captain and Offensive Player of the Year of his Vikings team in 2013 ... Member of the CIF San Diego Section Senior All-Star Team ... Helped La Jolla High School to three straight appearances in the CIF San Diego Section Division III semifinals ... Four-time San Diego Union Tribune Scholar-Athlete ... Three-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American ... Trained in Budapest and Eger, Hungary, in 2013.
Duke Henry Becker ... Born Aug. 2, 1995, in Seattle, Washington ... Son of Kimber Lee and Kent Becker ... Has a younger brother, Maverick ... Majoring in finance.
|Goals||4||vs. Iona (10/24/15)|
|Assists||3||vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/9/14)|
|Points||6||vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/9/14)|
|Steals||5||3x, Last vs. Fordham (9/24/17)|
|Ejections Drawn||3||vs. Brown (11/21/14)|
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