Get to Know: Eric Becker

TJ Hunt
Director, PBR New Jersey

As the new year has come and gone, it's time to delve into the annual "Get to Know" segment. Each year prior to the season, we interview several of the state's top ranked seniors to get a look at the behind the scenes preparation for the spring. To keep us going, we sit down with Virginia commit, SS Eric Becker.

Eric Becker

Class of 2023 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: SS
  • High School: Don Bosco Prep
    State: NJ
  • Summer Team: Northeast Supreme
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Get to Know: Eric Becker

Tell us about the decision-making process for your commitment? How excited are you to play there?
Coaches at UVA are awesome and want the best for their players. Great academics along with great program. They are winners.
If you were a baseball scout and just watched yourself play, what would that scouting report look like?
5 tool player who is very competitive. Tough out and wants to win. Gap to gap hitter, makes tough plays in the field look easy.
We are knee-deep into the off-season schedule. Tell us about your training, and spring preparation.
Workout and train 6 days a week. Everyday after school head over to the gym and hit and workout with the guys. Stay at the facility for about 4-5 hours and also field on the weekends.
Name three goals for the upcoming season.
Win State Championship
Win County Championship
Be a better player than previous year
Do you have any pregame superstitions?
Park in the same spot, listen to the same music in same order every gameday.
Who is the best player you have played against in your high school career so far? What makes that player so good?
Anthony Solometo. Great pitcher with a lot of movement coming in hard. Threw the ball wherever he wanted and threw whatever pitch he wanted in any count.

Who would you say your baseball role model is? Why?
Corey Seager. Started liking him a few years ago and his work ethic and the way he carries himself is next level. Great player who can play against anybody and likes to win.






2023 Northeast ProCase NJ 02/12 The Liberty Arena / Williamsport, PA
Central New Jersey Preseason ID NJ 02/20 Iron Peak Sports - Hillsborough, NJ
2023 NJ Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only) NJ 03/04 Top Corner Sports - Bridgewater, NJ
2023 NJ Preseason All State: Underclass (Invite-Only) - *Date Recently Changed* NJ 03/12 Sportika - Manalapan, NJ
Northern New Jersey Preseason ID NJ 03/12 Sports Domain Academy - Clifton, NJ
2023 NJ Rising Stars ID NJ 03/19 Sports Domain Academy (Clifton, NJ)