Saturday, September 30, 2023

Ole Miss Softball’s Kylan Becker Named SEC Player of the Week


Kylan Becker sends the ball down the first base line. Photo courtesy of Cameron Brooks / Ole Miss Athletics.

Ole Miss senior outfielder Kylan Becker was named SEC Player of the Week on Monday by the league office.

Becker had an explosive week at the dish carrying a .647 batting average with a double, a triple, a home run, seven runs scored and seven more driven in. She also drew a pair of walks and stole five bases, finishing with an OBP of .684 and a 1.000 slugging percentage.

The Miami native got the week started with a bang, torching Central Arkansas in Ole Miss’ 18-3 victory. Becker finished the game 4-for-5 at the dish, scoring and driving home four runs each. 

Becker stayed hot in Ole Miss’ home opener at the Ole Miss Classic against Nicholls, registering a pair of hits and posting three more RBIs. By the time the week was over, the senior tallied multiple hits in four of five games, extending her team-high reached base streak to 18 games.

The Rebels step into conference action against Arkansas this weekend. staff report