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2014 Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalists Announced

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25th Howserlogo-finalartMORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has released the list of semifinalists for the 2014 Dick Howser Trophy, presented by Easton Foundations. The award, given to the top player in collegiate baseball, is based on two rounds of national voting.

This is the 28th year of the Dick Howser Trophy presented by Easton Foundations. The finalists will be announced on Thursday, June 5. The 2014 award will be presented at TD Ameritrade Stadium in downtown Omaha, the home of the College World Series for the fourth year. The winner will be unveiled on Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m. CT, the opening day of the 2014 CWS. Continue reading 2014 Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalists Announced

USA Baseball releases Midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List

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GoldenSpikesAward_thumb.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released its 30-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, bringing the organization one step closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country.

The watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until the semifinalists for the award are announced on May 27, ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award. The Golden Spikes Award trophy will be awarded live in Los Angeles on July 17. Continue reading USA Baseball releases Midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List

2014 Lowe’s Senior Class Award Finalists

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LowesSeniorClassAwardOVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 30, 2014) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the diamond were selected as finalists today for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate baseball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of finalists follows this release. Continue reading 2014 Lowe’s Senior Class Award Finalists

2014 Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

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GoldenSpikesAward_thumb.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released its 50-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, bringing the organization one step closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country.

The watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until May 27 — when the semifinalists for the award are announced — ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award. The Golden Spikes Award trophy will be awarded live in Los Angeles on July 17. Continue reading 2014 Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

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

2013 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Finalists

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GoldenSpikesAward.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the three finalists for the 2013 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. This summer marks the 36th consecutive year that the GSA will be presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player.

Tyler Beede, a sophomore right-handed pitcher from Vanderbilt; Kris Bryant a junior infielder from San Diego; and Colin Moran, a junior infielder out of North Carolina, received the most votes among 30 semifinalists last week, as voted on by a committee of more than 200 members. Continue reading 2013 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Finalists

2012 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Watch List

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LUBBOCK, Texas — As conference play comes to an end and teams prepare for conference tournaments, the College Baseball Hall of Fame released the top 25 players for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award on Tuesday.

The award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation’s top shortstop and will be presented June 30 in Lubbock, Texas, as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Continue reading 2012 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Watch List

South Carolina’s Chad Holbrook named the 2011 ABCA/Baseball America Assistant Coach of the Year

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Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina associate head baseball coach Chad Holbrook has been named the 2011 American Baseball Coaches Association/Baseball America Assistant Coach of the Year. Now in his fourth season as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator for the baseball program, Holbrook serves as hitting instructor, oversees the Gamecock offense, including base running and the short game, and is the third base coach. He also works with the outfielders. Continue reading South Carolina’s Chad Holbrook named the 2011 ABCA/Baseball America Assistant Coach of the Year

CBI Unveils Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award

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RICHMOND, Va. – Before the first pitch of the 2011 college baseball season, Wake Forest coach Tom Walter registered a save.

After an early-season practice, Walter surprised his team when he told his Demon Deacons that he was going to donate a kidney to freshman outfielder Kevin Jordan. A week later, Walter underwent surgery to remove his kidney, which was transplanted to Jordan. Continue reading CBI Unveils Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award