John Olerud Award

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John Olerud Award
John Olerud Award logo.jpg
Logo for the John Olerud Award
Given for Best two-way player in college baseball
Country United States
Presented by College Baseball Foundation
History
First award 2010
Most recent Brooks Wilson, Stetson Hatters
Website John 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 Brooks Wilson of the Stetson Hatters.

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]

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. ^ http://www.newschief.com/sports/20180615/lcs-grad-wilson-named-john-olerud-award-winner

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