DICKINSON, ND- Dickinson State University Head Baseball Coach, Jason Watson, is pleased to announce the signing of Karson Backer from Center, ND.
Backer is a senior at Center-Stanton High School and was named All-Region Honorable Mention in his Junior year. Karson is a two time four sport letterman and a two time three sport letterman.
"I chose DSU because I like the environment at Dickinson State University and I also like what Coach Watson values for his players on and off the field," stated Backer.
Backer plays football, basketball, baseball and golf in high school and was also named the 2016 Homecoming King.
Karson is a four year Honor Roll member with a 3.5+ GPA and plans to major in Business Management at Dickinson State University.
"Karson is a very gifted athlete," said Watson. "He has a great work ethic and has the opportunity to have an outstanding career in a Blue Hawk uniform. Karson is a shortstop with very good range and a very good arm to go with it. Karson is also very smart in the classroom which shows he is dedicated to academics just as much as he is to athletics."
Karson is the son of Dusty and Pat Backer.