NCBWA Awards Articles
Texas State's Stivors tabbed 2022 NCBWA Stopper of the Year
Texas State’s Tristan Stivors was named the 2022 Stopper of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the organization announced Friday, becoming the first player from the Sun Belt to win the honor since the award’s inception in 2005. Stivors, a right-handed pitcher from Castroville, Texas, boasted a 7-1 record with a nation-leading 18 saves. He allowed just 18 runs, 15 earned, in 61 innings pitched while holding opponents to a .210 batting average. The senior allowed multiple runs in just four of his 32 appearances.
NCBWA announces 2022 Mike Martin National Coach of the Year
After leading Notre Dame back to the NCAA College World Series for the first time since 2002, head coach Link Jarrett has been named the 2022 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Mike Martin National Coach of the Year.Jarrett led the Irish to their first 40-win mark since 2006 and back to Omaha for the third time in program history. Jarrett is one of two coaches (Mike Bianco, OIe Miss) in the eight-team field to reach the College World Series as a player and coach after going three times as a player at Florida State.
Texas' Melendez captures 35th Dick Howser Trophy
Texas first baseman Ivan Melendez, the Longhorns’ all-time seasonal home run leader and Big 12 Conference Player of the Year, is the 35th recipient of the 2022 Dick Howser Trophy presented by The Game Headwear. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound redshirt junior from El Paso (Texas) Coronado High School, also is the fourth Longhorn (five times) to nab this national honor since 1992. The El Paso resident also is first in NCAA Division I runs-batted-in with 94, first in slugging percentage at .886, first in total bases with 209, fourth in on-base percentage at .518, 13th in runs with 75, 12th in total hits with 94, and 14th in batting average at .396.
Video: NCBWA Awards News Conference
The NCBWA presented its annual national awards in a news conference at the College World Series in Omaha.
NCBWA announces 2022 All-America Team
After two rounds of voting by the organization, 78 baseball student-athletes comprise the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s 23rd Annual All-America first, second and third teams, as announced on Wednesday. Twenty-three different conferences and 14 conference championships teams are represented. The three All-America squads are also made up of 13 conference players or co-players of the year, 11 conference pitchers of the year winners and one relief pitcher of the year.
Dick Howser Trophy Media Conference
The Dick Howser Trophy and its executive director David Feaster invite all media to attend the 35th Dick Howser Trophy presented by The Game Headwear award ceremony with a national news conference Friday, June 17, 2022, at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m., CDT at the Charles Schwab Park Media Room in Omaha, Nebraska.
Five finalists named for 2022 Dick Howser Trophy
Five future 2022 consensus All-America selections who led their respective schools this spring are finalists for the 35th Dick Howser Trophy presented by The Game Headwear in balloting by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in conjunction with the Dick Howser Trophy Committee and the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Oregon State starting pitcher Cooper Hjerpe, Tennessee third baseman Trey Lipscomb, Texas first baseman Ivan Melendez, Georgia Tech catcher Kevin Parada and Clemson third baseman Max Wagner are the five finalists for the prestigious Howser Trophy.
NCBWA unveils 2022 Stopper of the Year Finalists
Ten relievers have been named finliasts for the 17th NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award, which is given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I Baseball. Four hail from the Southeastern Conference, while the other six are from the American Athletic, Atlantic Coast, ASUN, Colonial, Southern and Sun Belt. Eight of the 10 finalists received all-conference accolades. Charleston’s William Privette (3-1, 0.91 ERA and 12 saves) and East Carolina’s Carter Spivey (8-0, 2.43, 5 saves) were named pitcher of the year from their respective conference.
NCBWA names 2022 Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalists
The Dick Howser Trophy Committee, in conjunction with the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has released the list of semifinalists for the 2022 Dick Howser Trophy. The most prestigious award in college baseball is given to the top player based on two rounds of national voting.
Charlotte's McCabe, Rutgers' Lasko and Maryland's Ramsey 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 1. Charlotte's sophomore infielder David McCabe and Rutgers sophomore outfielder Ryan Lasko were named National Co-Hitters of the Week, while Maryland junior left-hander Ryan Ramsey was named National Pitcher of the Week.
NCBWA announces 2022 Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List
With the final month of the 2022 collegiate baseball season looming, 62 of the sport’s top relief pitchers were named to the Midseason Watch List for the 17th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year award, members of the association announced Wednesday. Relievers who are not on the midseason list still have an opportunity to be named a finalist for the award.
NCBWA announces 2022 Stopper of the Year Preseason Watch List
Sixty-six players have been named to the initial watch list for the 17th Annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I Baseball, the association announced Thursday. Nominees were submitted by institution and conference publicity directors.
NCBWA ANNOUNCES 2022 PRESEASON DIVISION I ALL-AMERICA TEAM
With a solid group of super seniors and youngsters who decided to stay with their 2022 squads in hopes of gaining the coveted NCAA Championship in Omaha, Neb., the 21st Annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Preseason All-America teams bring ample all-star talent into the 164th season of intercollegiate baseball.
ARKANSAS' KOPPS WINS 34TH DICK HOWSER TROPHY
Arkansas closer is first reliever to earn NCBWA honor
ARKANSAS' KOPPS WINS 2021 STOPPER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dick Howser Trophy winner is the game's top relief pitcher
NCBWA NAMES 2021 DICK HOWSER TROPHY FINALISTS
Vanderbilt teammates highlights quintet of lauded players
NCBWA ANNOUNCES 2021 STOPPER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Ten bullpen aces are vying for nation's top relief pitcher honor
NCBWA NAMES 2021 DICK HOWSER TROPHY SEMIFINALISTS
42 standouts up for college baseball's top honor; SEC boasts 14 honored players
NCBWA ANNOUNCES 2021 STOPPER OF THE YEAR MIDSEASON WATCH LIST
65 bullpen aces touted for 16th annual relief pitcher award
NCBWA ANNOUNCES 2021 STOPPER OF THE YEAR PRESEASON WATCH LIST
SEC leads list of 45 with 10 nominees