No. 1 Nittany Lions claim showdown vs. No. 2 Michigan by winning five of the six event titles
at West Point Open
Springfield College Dual
at Ohio State Dual
2012 (Junior Year)
Competed in all nine of the team's meets...Made touches on the floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and high bar...Ranked second on the team on the pommel horse...Competed on the pommel horse in all nine meets...Set a career-best score of 15.300 to win the pommel horse event at the West Point Open (1/27)...Also won the pommel horse event against Army (1/14)...Claimed a career-best score of 14.700 on the parallel bars to earn runner-up honors at Springfield College (2/12)...Finished second on the parallel bars vs. Army (1/14) and in the individual finals at the West Point Open (1/28)...Boasted a third place finish with a career-best score of 14.700 at Ohio State (2/25).
2011 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in three events (pommel horse, parallel bars, high bar)...Performed well at the National Collegiate Championships, earning a season-high score in the pommel horse (14.500) in the national qualifier and a career-high mark in the parallel bars (14.650) during the team finals...Recorded a career-best score in the high bar (14.400) in a tri-meet at Oklahoma.
2010 (Freshman Year)
A steady contributor throughout his freshman season, he competed in four events (pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars, and high bar)...Placed second in the pommel horse at the West Point Open with a score of 14.750, a personal season high and third best on the team in 2010...Had his best showing of the year on the still rings (14.550), parallel bars (14.550) and high bar (14.350) against Oklahoma...Finished in third place in the parallel bars and high bar versus William & Mary.
Trained at the Lehigh Valley Sports Academy...Five-time national qualifier and two-time regional team member...Team placed second at the 2008 regional championships...Earned a fifth place finish in the floor exercise at the Junior Olympic championships...A 2007 VISA Championships qualifier...The 2008 Pennsylvania most outstanding senior award winner.
Full name is Anthony Richard Beck...Born in Allentown, Pa. on Feb. 21, 1990...Son of Dale Beck and Camille Napier...Has two brothers, Dale and Dustin, and one sister, Brittany.