The George Washington University: Water Polo

Duke Becker
Duke  Becker


La Jolla, CA

High School:
La Jolla

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185


Business Administration


#16 GW Men’s Water Polo Tops #9 Bucknell, 10-9

Braun scores the game-winner with three seconds to play


#16 GW Men’s Water Polo Falls to #13 Bucknell, 16-11

Destici scores five goals; Colonials finish the weekend 2-1


GW Men's Water Polo Sweeps Matches with Wagner, Fordham

Colonials start league play 2-0 with pair of wins on Saturday


GW Men's Water Polo Wins Twice at Princeton Invitational

Colonials record first win over a ranked team in two years with 12-11 victory over No. 15 Air Force


GW Men’s Water Polo Opens 2016 Season at Bruno Classic

Colonials take victory over MIT, drop two games to ranked opponents


MWP at Brown

George Washington v Brown


MWP vs Navy

George Washington v Navy


MWP vs Hopkins

George Washington v Johns Hopkins


MWP vs. Bucknell

GW vs. Bucknell 9/20/14

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 ... Intends to major in business.

Goals 4 vs. Iona (10/24/15)
Assists 3 vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/9/14)
Points 6 vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/9/14)
Shots 8 vs. Iona (10/24/15)
Steals 4 vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/9/14)
Blocks 2 at Cal Baptist (10/2/14)
Swimoffs 2 vs. Johns Hopkins (11/7/14)
Ejections Drawn 3 vs. Brown (11/21/14)
Ejection Goals 2 3x, Last vs. Gannon (11/7/15)
Penalty Goals 1 vs. #17 St. Francis Brooklyn (9/5/15)

Year GP Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2014 28 19 10 29 48 .396 26 15 10
2015 NA 28 14 42 72 .389 28 9 5
TOTAL NA 47 24 71 120 .392 54 24 15
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