Senior Kylan Becker Joins USA Softball in Japan All-Star Series

Kylan Becker slaps a pitch down the first base line. Photo courtesy of Cameron Brooks / Ole Miss Athletics.

By Adam Brown
Sports Editor

Ole Miss senior Kylan Becker joins the USA Softball team as they play today in the Japan All-Star series in Tokyo. Becker is the first Rebel in program history to represent Ole Miss on the national team.

The Miami, Florida native is among 17 athletes, including four other Team USA rookies, who will represent the Stars and Stripes at the USA vs. Japan All-Star Series. Becker and her team will also compete as a second national team at the 2018 World Cup of Softball.

In her junior season, Becker had a .329 batting average with 12 RBIs and 50 base hits at the dish for the Rebels.

The series between USA and Japan begins Wednesday. Japan took the first game, 4-0, and the two teams will continue the series on Thursday (4 a.m.) and Friday (11 p.m.). All game times are set for CST.

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