Cards will host two weekend tournaments along with an Alumnae Game on Sept. 26
Cards place 17 players on 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
Cards fall 8-3 to Boston in an elimination game
Cards overcomes a 7-1 deficit to tie the game at 7-7 in the fifth, but LSU prevails 13-9 in slugfest in Tucson Regional opener
Maryssa Becker becomes the first freshman to earn all-region honors since 2000
Louisville Softball v Boston | NCAA Regional
Louisville Softball v Temple | Senior Day
Louisville Softball v Temple | Game 1 |
Louisville Softball v UCONN | Game 1
Louisville Softball v Wisconsin
High School/Travel: Lettered four years for coach Mike Mayben...Finalist for 2013 Oregon State Prep Softball Player of the Year... Helped her team to the 2012 Oregon High School State Championship... 2012 Oregon Sports Award Prep Softball Player of the Year...Two-time Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year...Two-time 6A State Pitcher of the Year...Two-time first team all-state selection...Three-time first team All-Conference...Three-time Conference Pitcher of the Year...Played for the Washington Ladyhawks...Also lettered three years in basketball for coach Tim Karrick... Two-time Southern Oregon Hybrid League Player of the Year and all-conference first team selection... In addition to her softball accolades, she was also a two-time all-conference selection in basketball...Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Maryssa Leighanne Becker...Daughter of Ron and Carrie Becker...Birthdate is February 4, 1995...Major is biology (pre-med)...Post college ambition is to attend medical school and become a doctor...Chose UofL because she wanted to surround herself with great people while getting a great education and playing softball at a high level...Best moment of her athletic career is winning back-to-back state championships...Greatest accomplishment is winning the Oregon Sports Awards Prep Softball Player of the Year...Greatest challenge overcome is completing AP Chemistry...Favorite pregame meal is a turkey sandwich...Inspiration is her mom, dad and family...Most people don't know that she has never owned any pets...In her free time she enjoys cooking, hanging out with friends and watching Castle.