OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nationwide residence run chief Ivan Melendez of Texas gained the Dick Howser Trophy on Friday because the excellent participant in school baseball.
Melendez’s 32 residence runs are most in Division I since 2003. He leads the nation with 94 RBIs and an .886 slugging share.
The junior from El Paso, Texas, is the fourth Longhorn to win the Howser Trophy. Different Texas gamers to win it have been Brooks Kieschnick (1992-93), Scott Bryant (1989) and Taylor Jungmann (2011).
Melendez ranked first within the Large 12 Convention in batting common (.432), homers (14) and RBIs (32).
Melendez additionally has been named nationwide participant of the 12 months by Collegiate Baseball newspaper and Good Sport and is a consensus All-American.
Different Howser Trophy finalists have been Oregon State pitcher Connor Hjerpe, Tennessee third baseman Trey Lipscomb, Georgia Tech catcher Kevin Parada and Clemson third baseman Max Wagner.
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