The Southeastern Conference on Monday announced its 2016 Baseball Awards and All-SEC Teams, recognizing standout performances from this season. The 2016 SEC Baseball Tournament will be played Tuesday through Sunday at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
Mississippi State freshman outfielder Jake Mangum has been named the recipient of the 2016 C Spire Ferriss Trophy, presented annually to the top collegiate baseball player in Mississippi. The Pearl native becomes the first freshman to take home the award in its 12-year history.
AUBURN-- Behind his second complete game of the year, Mississippi State junior right-hander Dakota Hudson sparkled again Friday night in the Southeastern Conference, throwing a six-hit shutout as the fourth-ranked Bulldogs beat Auburn 4-0 at Plainsman Park.
STARKVILLE-- No. 4 Mississippi State erased a late two-run deficit to take down Missouri 4-2 Friday night at Dudy Noble Field.MSU clinched its seventh conference series win in eight weekends. Ironically, the Bulldogs will still be looking for their first sweep of the season when the teams meet at 4 p.m. in the series finale.
A five-hit night by Nathaniel Lowe and a four-hit night by Jake Mangum led the way as No. 4 Mississippi State beat Missouri 8-2 in the opening game of a three-game Southeastern Conference baseball series Thursday night at Dudy Noble Field.