Feb. 27, 2013

Getting to Know: Kelsey Becker

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Kelsey Becker, a two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree, was the recipient of the 2012 Coaches’ award after securing an 8-5 doubles record during her sophomore season.

During the fall 2012 campaign, the junior from Granite Bay, Calif.,, collected a team-high eight doubles wins. Partnered with classmate Noelle Malley and freshman Nicole Flower, she notched doubles wins over University of Cincinnati and Eastern Kentucky University in September, claimed two doubles victories at the Lady Vols Classic in October, and defeated both Brown and Albany to go 3-0 in doubles at the Brown Classic in November. In the spring season, Becker saw action in doubles play alongside Nicole Flower. The duo dropped their match against Toledo, 8-6.




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Favorite place on campus?

North Market

Favorite Ohio State memory?

Hanging out on the Oval with friends on a sunny day

Favorite Ohio State tradition?

Michigan week

Role model?

My grandma

Dream job?

Marketer for a company in the Bay Area, Calif.

Favorite movie?

Wedding Crashers

Favorite book?

The Tao of Pooh

Favorite food?


Favorite place to visit?