In an announcement that was released today, both Josh Phegley and Eric Arnett were tabbed as semifinalists for a pair of national awards. Phegley was named one of 13 semifinalists for the Coleman Company Johnny Bench Award, presented to the nation's top catcher. Arnett was selected as one of 15 semifinalists for the College Baseball Foundation's National Pitcher of the Year. Congrats to both players. Both are more than deserving of the recognition. Click here for the release on IUHoosiers.com.
After his strong performance against Michigan State last weekend, Junior Matt Bashore was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week. Check out the Big Ten release here.
**Check out a recent article on Eric Arnett's success and his upcoming trip to Columbus, OH (about 30 min from his home town of Pataskala) for the Big Ten tournament here.