16 - Jacqueline Becker
Jacqueline Becker
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: S

2005: Followed up a stellar junior season with an equally impressive senior season. A first team All-Ivy selection, Becker led the conference in assists per game (13.22) for the second consecutive season. Becker also finished second in the Ivy League service aces per game (0.47). She collected 1,005 assists making her the only player in school history to have three seasons with at least 1,000 assists. She moved into first in school history in assists on Oct. 1 against Providence, moving past Leigh Brezler's '96 mark of 3,451. She was named Ivy League Player of the Week and ECAC Player of the week after breaking the record. Eclipsed the 4,000 assist plateau on Nov. 7 at Dartmouth, part of a 57 assist performance. Her 116 career aces tie her for fifth in school history.

2004: Becker had one of the best individual seasons in Yale history, racking up 1,231 assists, the second-highest total ever recorded by a Bulldog. She earned All-Northeast Region honorable mention, made the All-Ivy first team and shared team MVP honors with Shannon Farrell after leading the Ivy League in assists per game (12.31). Becker became the first Bulldog to record two 1,000-assist seasons and ranks second on Yale's career assists list with 3,217. Becker set a career high with 80 assists in Yale's comeback win at Princeton on Oct. 29. She posted 54 assists the following day against Penn and was named Ivy League Player of the Week. She also recorded a triple-double of 11 kills, 53 assists and 13 digs at Dartmouth. Along with Farrell, she was one of two Bulldogs to play in all 100 of Yale's games. Becker was the MVP of the Courtyard by Marriott at Yale Classic and made the Penn State Classic All-Tournament Team.

2003: Named second-team All-Ivy and the team's most valuable player in 2003, Becker finished fourth in the conference in assists with 1,024, becoming the first Yale player to reach 1,000 since Aileen Daly in 1999. She dished out 60 assists twice. Becker had 51 assists, 22 digs and six kills in a win at Maine to make the Maine Classic All-Tournament Team.

2002: Becker was the Ivy League Rookie of the Year as a freshman. In 88 games, she recorded 962 assists and earned a spot on the All-Ivy second team. In addition, she was a two-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week selection. Her 218 kills were second on the squad.

Before Yale: Becker starred at Corona del Mar High School, where she played with Eli teammate Valery Westhart. She also played for Laguna Beach Volleyball Club, which was the 2002 Volleyball Festival champion.

Personal: Becker's sister Marissa played volleyball at Princeton.