Hittner is involved around the Drake campus and community. She has volunteered with many community service efforts around Des Moines, including Meals from the Heartland, Habitat for Humanity, Marshalltown Tornado Relief, the Courage League and local Girl Scouts. On campus, she is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Hittner, the reigning Jackie Stiles MVC Player of the Year, is also a two-time All-MVC First Team selection and the 2017 MVC Freshman of the Year. Hittner, who has scored 1,240 career points surpassing 1,000 earlier in the season, is narrowly behind teammate Sara Rhine in scoring average in the MVC at 18.2 points per game, shooting 47.1 percent from the floor (4th, MVC) and a league-high 44.8 from behind the behind the three-point line. ST. LOUIS – Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) of the Drake University women’s basketball team is one of this week’s featured student-athletes in the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Enterprise Bank and Trust Company, the MVC announced Wednesday, Jan. 30. Hittner is joined by Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye of the Bradley University men’s basketball team being recognized by The Valley. Hittner and the Bulldogs host Missouri State Friday night at 6 p.m. Print Friendly Version She is Drake’s all-time leader in career three-point percentage at 46.5 and ranks third all-time in free throw percentage at 83.7. Her career three-point mark is the best in the nation among active players. An excellent student, Hittner, holds a 3.96 cumulative grade point average in marketing and was selected to the 2018 MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team. She has also been named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week four times. To qualify for the MVC Scholar-Athlete Spotlight, student-athletes must carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.20, have completed at least one academic year at a Valley institution and must be at least a sophomore in academic standing. Redshirt freshmen and first-year junior college transfers are not eligible. In addition to the academic qualifications, student-athletes are evaluated on their campus involvement and community service.