Big 12 Conference Baseball Player of the Year

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Big 12 Player of the Year
Awarded for the most outstanding baseball player in the Big 12 Conference
Country United States
Presented by Phillips 66
First awarded 1997
Currently held by Ross Kivett, Kansas State

The Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year is a baseball award given to the Big 12 Conference's most outstanding player. The award was first given following the 1997 season, with both pitchers and position players eligible. After the 2001 season, the Big 12 Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Year award was created to honor the most outstanding pitcher. It is selected by the league's head coaches, who are not allowed to vote for their own players.[1]

Key[edit]

Co-Players of the Year
* Awarded a national Player of the Year award:
the Dick Howser Trophy or the Golden Spikes Award
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player had been awarded the Player of the Year award at that point

Winners[edit]

Season Player School Position Class Reference
1997 Dillon, JoeJoe Dillon Texas Tech First Base Senior [2]
1998 Jennings, JasonJason Jennings Baylor Pitcher Sophomore [2]
1998 Tyner, JasonJason Tyner Texas A&M Outfield Junior [2]
1999 Jennings, JasonJason Jennings*(2) Baylor Pitcher/DH Junior [2]
2000 Komine, ShaneShane Komine Nebraska Pitcher Sophomore [2]
2001 Shoppach, KellyKelly Shoppach Baylor Catcher Sophomore [2]
2002 Morris, JedJed Morris Nebraska Catcher Junior [2]
2003 Hopper, MattMatt Hopper Nebraska Infield Senior [2]
2004 Gordon, AlexAlex Gordon Nebraska Third Base Sophomore [2]
2005 Gordon, AlexAlex Gordon*(2) Nebraska Third Base Junior [2]
2006 Mach, TylerTyler Mach Oklahoma State Third Base Junior [2]
2006 Stubbs, DrewDrew Stubbs Texas Outfield Junior [2]
2007 Russell, KyleKyle Russell Texas Outfield Sophomore [2]
2008 Duran, JoseJose Duran Texas A&M Shortstop Junior [2]
2009 Wise, J. T.J. T. Wise Oklahoma Catcher Senior [2]
2010 Martini, NickNick Martini Kansas State Outfield Sophomore [2]
2010 Senne, AaronAaron Senne Missouri Infield Senior [2]
2011 Naquin, TylerTyler Naquin Texas A&M Outfield Sophomore [2]
2012 Ludy, JoshJosh Ludy Baylor Catcher Senior [3]
2013 Kivett, RossRoss Kivett Kansas State Infield Junior [4]

Winners by school[edit]

School (year joined) Winners Years
Nebraska (1996)a 5 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Baylor (1996) 4 1998, 1999, 2001, 2012
Texas A&M (1996)c 3 1998, 2008, 2011
Kansas State (1996) 2 2010, 2013
Texas (1996) 2 2006, 2007
Missouri (1996)c 1 2010
Oklahoma (1996) 1 2009
Oklahoma State (1996) 1 2006
Texas Tech (1996) 1 1997
Kansas (1996) 0
Iowa State (1996)b 0

Footnotes[edit]

  • a Nebraska left in 2011 to join the Big Ten.
  • b Iowa State discontinued its baseball program after the 2001 season.
  • c Missouri and Texas A&M will leave in July 2012 to join the SEC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 All-Big 12 Baseball Awards Announced". Big12Sports.com. May 24, 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r 2012 Big 12 Baseball Media Guide http://www.big12sports.com/fls/10410/pdfs/baseball/12guide/record-book.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=10410 |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 All-Big 12 Baseball Teams & Postseason Awards Unveiled". Big 12 Conference. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Robinett, Kellis (21 May 2013). "Kansas State corrals Big 12 baseball awards Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/05/21/4247697/kansas-state-corrals-big-12-baseball.html#storylink=cpy". Kansas City Star. Retrieved 3 June 2013.