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Santa Clara's Berring, Florida State's Leiter are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending Feb. 18. Santa Clara senior outfielder JonJon Berring was named National Hitter of the Week, while Florida State sophomore right-handed pitcher Cam Leiter named National Pitcher of the Week

LSU (54-17) tops final NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. LSU was selected as preseason No. 1 by NCBWA pollsters and maintained that status for four months before Wake Forest (the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Championship) gained the No. 1 slot on May 8. The Tigers (54-17) overall then outlasted runner-up Florida 4-3 (11 innings) and 18-4 in Games 1 and 3 of the championship round of the NCAA World Series on June 24 and 26, while falling 24-4 in the middle game of that hard-fought trio. The Gators finished with an identical 54-17 overall mark with LSU.

NCBWA announces 2023 Division I All-America Teams

With some of nation’s most talented NCAA Division I players featured, the 2023 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s 23rd Annual All-America first, second and third teams were revealed Wednesday. There are 21 different conferences and 18 conference championship squads represented among the ’23 honorees. The three All-America squads are also made up of 12 conference players or co-players of the year, 14 conference pitchers of the year and two conference relief pitchers of the year.

Wake Forest (50-10) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Wake Forest remained at No. 1 for the fourth week in succession after LSU topped the poll for the first 12 Division I surveys this spring and is seeded No. 1 for the NCAA Championship. 

Rios, Fenlong are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Month

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has named its Dick Howser Trophy Players of the Month for May, presented by The Game Headwear, tabbing Stanford outfielder/catcher Alberto Rios its national player of the month and Indiana State’s Connor Fenlong its national pitcher of the month.

Wake Forest (47-10) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Wake Forest remained at No. 1 for the second week in a row after LSU ruled the roost for the first 12 Division I surveys this spring. Arkansas is ranked second for the first time in ’23.

Pimentel, Hall and Lindsey are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending May 21. UT Rio Grande Valley graduate student first baseman Brandon Pimentel was named National Hitter of the Week, while Southern Miss right-handed pitcher Tanner Hall and  Tennessee junior right-handed pitcher Andrew Lindsey were named Co-National Pitchers of the Week.

Wake Forest (45-9) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Wake Forest remained at No. 1 for the second week in a row after LSU ruled the roost for the first 12 Division I surveys this spring. Arkansas is ranked second for the first time in ’23.

Pyne, Hollan are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending May 14. Indiana sophomore third baseman Josh Pyne was named National Hitter of the Week, while Arkansas junior left-handed pitcher Hunter Hollan was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.

Wake Forest (42-8) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Wake Forest remained at No. 1 for the second week in a row after LSU ruled the roost for the first 12 Division I surveys this spring. Arkansas is ranked second for the first time in ’23.

Harris, Camarda and Skenes are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending May 7. Ole Miss junior catcher/outfielder Calvin Harris was named National Hitter of the Week, while Hofstra graduate student right-handed pitcher Brad Camarda and LSU junior right-handed pitcher Paul Skenes were named National Co-Pitchers of the Week.

Wake Forest (39-7) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Wake Forest displaced preseason-May 1 poll No. 1 choice LSU for the first time this season in the Demon Deacons first No. 1 ranking in the 25-year history of the NCBWA survey. The Tigers are No. 2 nationally this week. 

Kretzschmar, Healy are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Month

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has named its Dick Howser Trophy Players of the Month for April, presented by The Game Headwear, tabbing Cal outfielder Kade Kretzschmar its national player of the month and Duke’s Andrew Healy its national pitcher of the month.

Horvath, Traxel and Wenninger are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending April 30. North Carolina junior third baseman Mac Horvath was named National Hitter of the Week, while West Virginia graduate student right-handed pitcher Blaine Traxel and Illinois junior right-handed pitcher Jack Wenninger were named National Co-Pitchers of the Week.

LSU (35-8) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Preseason No. 1 LSU remains on a roll and is atop the poll for the 12th consecutive time in ‘23. The Tigers are bidding to become the first team in the 25-year history of the survey to run the table at No. 1.

Deming, Fondtain are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending April 23. BYU senior third baseman Austin Deming was named National Hitter of the Week, while San Diego State junior left-handed pitcher TJ Fondtain was named National Pitcher of the Week.

LSU (32-7) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Preseason No. 1 LSU remains on a roll and is atop the poll for the 11th consecutive time in ‘23. 

Kretzschmar, Coppola and Stoffal are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending April 16. California senior outfielder Kade Kretzschmar was named National Hitter of the Week, while Rutgers freshman right-handed pitcher Christian Coppola and Oregon junior right-handed pitcher Jace Stoffal were named National Co-Pitchers of the Week.

LSU (29-6) tops NCBWA Division I Poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys. Preseason No. 1 LSU continues its college dominance and is atop the poll for the 10th consecutive time in ‘23.

Becker, Baumeister are Dick Howser Trophy National Players of the Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its Dick Howser Trophy National Player of the Week awards presented by The Game Headwear for the period ending April 2. Morehead State junior shortstop Colton Becker was named National Hitter of the Week, while Florida State sophomore right-handed pitcher Jackson Baumeister was named National Pitcher of the Week.