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2014 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced the official watch list for the 2014 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com. Forty-three catchers were nominated for the award by their coaches. Because the award is given annually to the top division one collegiate catcher, the list will be updated to include other candidates until May 5, 2014. Continue reading 2014 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

JMU’S Lowery Receives 2011 Coleman Company Johnny Bench Award

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WICHITA, Kan., June 30, 2011 – James Madison junior catcher Jake Lowery (Midlothian, Va./Cosby) was selected as the recipient of the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza on Thursday night at a banquet hosted by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.

The award is handed out annually to the top catcher in all of college baseball and is named in honor of former Major League All-Star, MVP, World Series champion and Hall of Famer Johnny Bench, who was on hand to present the award. Continue reading JMU’S Lowery Receives 2011 Coleman Company Johnny Bench Award

2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

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WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the thirteen semifinalists for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order): Continue reading 2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

2011 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

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March 10, 2011- The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission released the Watch List for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

Forty-two catchers were nominated for the award by their coaches. Because the award is given annually to the top division one catcher, the list will be updated to include other candidates until May 6, 2011.  Continue reading 2011 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

TCU’s Bryan Holaday Wins 2010 Johnny Bench Award

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BryanHoladayTCU FORT WORTH, Texas – TCU senior catcher Bryan Holaday was named the 2010 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award recipient. The award is given to the top catcher in collegiate baseball. Holaday is the 11th player to win the award since its inception in 2000. It is the first major award won by a TCU baseball player in school history.

A first-team all-conference member, Holaday adds to his list of accolades, which also include second-team All-America honors. He is a three-time MWC Hitter of the Week winner and was also named MVP of both the Houston College Classic and the Mountain West Conference Tournament. He earned a spot on the 11-man College World Series all-tournament team.

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Johnny Bench Award Finalists Announced

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JohnnyBench The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the three finalists for the 2010 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award finalists are (in alphabetical order):
Yasmani Grandal, University of Miami;
Bryan Holaday, Texas Christian University and
Jose Iglesias, Coastal Carolina University.

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2010 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

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JohnnyBenchAwardLogo WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced the official watch list for the 2010 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza. Fifty-three catchers were nominated for the award by their coaches. Because the award is given annually to the top division one collegiate catcher, the list will be updated to include other candidates until May 5, 2010.

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J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award

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J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award (Courtesy of Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission)
J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award (Courtesy of Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission)

WICHITA, KANSAS – Another successful Greater Wichita Sports Banquet has come to a close for the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The 12th annual event featured Johnny Bench, former Cincinnati Reds catcher and Hall of Famer, as he presented the Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award to University of Oklahoma catcher, J.T. Wise. Continue reading J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award

2009 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists Announced

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WICHITA, KS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the list of thirteen semifinalists for the 2009 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order):

Buck Afenir, University of Kansas;
Billy Alvino, High Point University;
Griffin Benedict, Georgia Southern University;
Dan Burkhart, Ohio State University;
Jeffrey Farnham, New Mexico State University;

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2009 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

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The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced the official watch list for the 2009 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza. Forty-four catchers were nominated for the award by their coaches. Because the award is given annually to the top division one collegiate catcher, the list will be updated to include other candidates until May 4, 2009. Continue reading 2009 Johnny Bench Award Watch List