Golden Eagles News · Big Walnut HS Athletics – Fall College Signing Day 2020


Big Walnut seniors Drew Beckner and Morgan Bodker signed to continue their academic and athletic careers Nov. 11, 2020, during a ceremony in the high school auditorium. Beckner will play baseball at the University of Charleston while Bodker will play girls soccer at Murray State University.

Drew Beckner

Parents – Jay and Julie Beckner

  • Drew is committed to playing baseball at the University of Charleston in West Virginia
  • Drew is planning to study Exercise Science
  • Drew’s current GPA at BWHS is 3.567
  • Played for Ohio Elite and Triple Crown Royals
  • Started playing for Big Walnut in 8th grade
  • 3 year Varsity Letterman
  • 3 year Scholar Athlete
  • In Drew’s first varsity start his sophomore year, Drew threw a 1 hit shutout against Newark
  • Member of Spanish Honor Society and Principals Leadership Team
  • Pre-Season All American by both Baseball Factory and Perfect Game
  • 9th ranked outfielder in Ohio by Prep Baseball Report
  • PBR World Series Champion

Morgan Bodger

Parents – Greg and Karen Bodker

  • Morgan is committed to playing soccer at Murray State University.
  • Morgan is planning to study Biology then attend medical school
  • Morgan’s current GPA at BWHS is 3.751
  • Played for Classics Eagles for 7 years
  • Played for Ohio Premier for 5 years
  • Member of Spanish honors society
  • 3 year Scholar Athlete
  • Member of Eagles First Flight
  • 2016 ODP Regional Team
  • 2017 State Cup runner up
  • 2017 District Champ, Regional Champ, State Semi-Finalist
  • 2017 rookie of the year
  • 2017 OCC Honorable Mention
  • 2018 District Champ, Regional Champ and state semifinalist
  • 2018 First team all OCC
  • 2018 first team all-district 
  • 2018 super 12 honorable mention
  • 2018 defensive MVP 
  • 2019 occ champ
  • 2019 big walnut soccer captain 
  • 2019 first team all occ
  • 2019 first team all-district
  • 2019 defensive MVP
  • 2019 2nd team all-state
  • 2019 qualified for the Big Walnut Wall of Fame Inductee

Brian Shelton

Athletic Director / Big Walnut High School 555 S old 3c Highway / Sunbury, OH 43074740-965-7778 / @bigwalnuteagles
“Communication, Development, Success”