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7 Derek Beckman

At Princeton

Career: Completed Princeton career ranked 16th in games played (152), 15th in career at-bats (510) and sixth in stolen bases (36).

2009: Appeared in and started all 37 games in the outfield ... batted a career-high .294 with 42 hits in 143 at-bats ... had a .371 on base percentage ... led team with 10 stolen bases, ranked second on team with 24 runs scored and 42 hits ... added five doubles and drove in 14 runs ... opened season with a five-game hit streak and hit safely in 16 of the first 18 games of the season ... had two hits in the season opener at UNC Greensboro ... drove in two with a double in a win at William & Mary ... had two hits, drove in three runs and scored three times in a win at North Carolina A&T ... had seven hits in a four-game series at Navy ... singled twice and scored three runs in a loss to Rutgers ... had two hits and scored two runs against Brown ... had three hits and two RBIs at Harvard ... added three hits in a win over Columbia ... had three hits, drove in three runs and scored twice in a win at Seton Hall ... doubled in a run and scored two in a win over Cornell.

2008: Played in and started all 42 games in the outfield ... batted .266 with 42 hits in 158 at-bats ... led team with 14 stolen bases and ranked second on the team with 33 runs scored ... drove in 11 runs ... had 10 doubles and a home run ... opened season with a nine-game hitting streak including back-to-back three-hit games at Delaware in the season-opening doubleheader ... reached base five times with three hits and two walks in a win at Navy ... had two hits and drove in a run against Dartmouth ... doubled in a run and scored twice in a win at Brown ... had two hits and matched a Princeton record with four stolen bases against Monmouth ... had six hits, including four doubles and a home run, and scored six runs, in a four-game series at Columbia ... closed the season with hits in seven of eight games, including two-hit performances against Penn, St. John's and Cornell.

2007: Appeared in 30 games, making 16 starts ... hit .271 with 19 hits in 70 at-bats ... drove in seven runs and scored 10 times ... drove in three runs with a double in Princeton’s season-opener at Elon ... had three hits and an RBI the following day at Elon ... drove in five runs in his first three games ... had two hits at Longwood ... finished the season with back-to-back two-hit performances at Cornell and at home against Rider ... added RBIs at St. John’s and against Rider.

2006: Played in 43 games, mostly patrolling centerfield ... started in 39 games ... batted .188 with 29 hits in 154 at-bats ... had 12 RBIs and scored 20 runs ... recorded back-to-back two-RBI games at Columbia and Seton Hall ... also plated runs against Western Carolina, Rutgers, St. John’s and Cornell ... scored two runs in games at Navy and Rider ... tied for the team-lead with 10 stolen bases ... recorded a season-high six putouts in Princeton’s tie at Rutgers.

At Wall

Earned three varsity letters in baseball and two in indoor track ... had a .430 batting average during the 2005 season ... team won state championship in 2004 with a 28-7 record ... was an Edward Bloustein Scholar as a senior ... a member of the National Honor Society and World Language Honor Society.


Son of Greg and Daryl Beckman ... father attended Rider and is a financial advisor ... mother attended Northeastern and is a dental hygienist ... majoring in economics ... born Sept. 17, 1986.

Career Stats



Position: Outfield
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wall, N.J.
High School: Wall