John Olerud Award

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John Olerud Award
John Olerud Award logo.jpg
Logo for the John Olerud Award
Given forBest two-way player in college baseball
CountryUnited States
Presented byCollege Baseball Foundation
History
First award2010
Most recentAaron Schunk, Georgia
WebsiteJohn Olerud Award

The John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award (known colloquially as the John Olerud Award) is a college baseball award given to the best two-way player of the season. The award is named after former Washington State Cougars All-American pitcher and first baseman John Olerud. The current holder of the award is Aaron Schunk of the Georgia Bulldogs.

Winners[edit]

Key
double-dagger Denotes player also won the Golden Spikes Award and/or Dick Howser Trophy in the same year
Brendan McKay (left) with Frank Thomas receiving the 2015 John Olerud Award
Year Winner School Class Ref
2010 Mike McGee Florida State Junior [1]
2011 Danny Hultzen Virginia Junior [2]
2012 Brian Johnson Florida Junior [3]
2013 Marco Gonzales Gonzaga Junior [4]
2014 A. J. Reeddouble-dagger Kentucky Junior [5]
2015 Brendan McKay Louisville Freshman [6]
2016 Brendan McKay (2) Louisville Sophomore [7]
2017 Brendan McKaydouble-dagger (3) Louisville Junior [8]
2018 Brooks Wilson Stetson Senior [9]
2019 Aaron Schunk Georgia Junior [10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McGee Wins Olerud Award". seminoles.com. July 5, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  2. ^ "Hultzen wins Olerud Award". Augusta Free Press. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "Brian Johnson John Olerud Award: UF's Brian Johnson wins John Olerud Award - Orlando Sentinel". Articles.orlandosentinel.com. July 1, 2012. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  4. ^ O'Brien, Patrick. "Marco Gonzales Named John Olerud Two-Way Player Of Year - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather". Khq.com. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  5. ^ "UK's Reed adds Olerud Award to collection of hardware". Louisville Courier-Journal. June 28, 2014. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
  6. ^ "Brendan McKay named John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year". whas11.com. June 29, 2015. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  7. ^ "Brendan McKay repeats as John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award winner". collegebaseballhall.org. July 1, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  8. ^ "College baseball: Louisville's Brendan McKay wins third straight John Olerud Award". ncaa.com. June 12, 2017. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  9. ^ Brady Fredericksen (June 15, 2018). "LCS grad Wilson named John Olerud award winner - Sports - News Chief - Winter Haven, FL". News Chief. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  10. ^ Newman, Kyle (June 13, 2019). "Rockies' draft pick Aaron Schunk wins John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award". Denverpost.com. Retrieved July 26, 2019.

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