Ivan Melendez produced one of the greatest offensive seasons in the history of Texas Longhorns baseball, batting .421 with 32 home runs and 94 RBIs.
Golden Spikes Award 2022 Semifinalists
Ivan MelendezWINNERInfielder, Texas
Cooper HjerpeFINALISTPitcher, Oregon State
Cooper Hjerpe is enjoying one of the most dominant seasons in Oregon State baseball history, finishing with seven or more strikeouts in all but one of his starts.
Kevin ParadaFINALISTCatcher, Georgia Tech
Kevin Parada has set the catching world on fire as he battles for the nation’s home run crown, currently at 26 -- the program’s single-season record.
Chris AlleyneOutfielder, Maryland
Chris "Bubba" Alleyne is one of the defining players in Maryland Baseball history, producing a season nothing short of remarkable for the Terrapins.
Jacob BerryInfielder, LSU
A hitting machine, Louisiana State’s Jacob Berry has been dangerous in the middle of the Tigers’ lineup, earning a second-team All-SEC selection in 2022.
Chase BurnsPitcher, Tennessee
The regular Friday night starter for the Vols, Chase Burns has been electric on the hill in his first year of collegiate baseball with the lowest ERA in the SEC.
Justin CampbellPitcher, Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State’s Justin Campbell has continued his dominance on the mound, piling wins and strikeouts at an impressive rate for the second straight season.
Carlos ContrerasOutfielder, Sam Houston
Carlos Contreras has pushed his way onto the list of Golden Spikes semifinalists in resounding fashion, leading the nation with 89 RBI on the season.
Dylan CrewsOutfielder, LSU
As one of the most dynamic players in the SEC, Louisiana State outfielder Dylan Crews is at the top in the conference’s major offensive categories.
Gavin CrossOutfielder, Virginia Tech
Third-year outfielder Gavin Cross entered the collegiate season as a five-time Preseason All-American after leading USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team.
Sonny DiChiaraInfielder, Auburn
A big player with as big of a personality, Senior slugger Sonny DiChiara has taken the SEC by storm in his first season in an Auburn uniform.
Kendal EwellOutfielder, Eastern Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky University outfielder Kendal Ewell is a multi-dimensional offensive threat, fifth in Division I in on-base percentage and 17th in average.
Jake GelofInfielder, Virginia
Jake Gelof anchors one of the most dangerous offenses in college baseball, producing one of the best seasons seen in Charlottesville.
Peyton GrahamInfielder, Oklahoma
Oklahoma third-year sophomore Peyton Graham has only built on his standout true freshman campaign, showcasing all five tools.
Tanner HallPitcher, Southern Miss.
One of the top strikeout performers in the country, Southern Miss right-hander Tanner Hall enjoys a 12-to-1 K-BB ratio as the top pitcher on the roster.
Thomas HarringtonPitcher, Campbell
Thomas Harrington has been dominant every time he’s taken the mound this season as a true sophomore, turning in 11 quality starts.
Gabriel HughesPitcher, Gonzaga
Gabriel Hughes has been one of the most dominant righties in the nation for a resurgent GU team reaching new historic heights this season.
Jace JungInfielder, Texas Tech
Texas Tech sophomore second baseman Jace Jung has continued right where he left off after his impressive 2021 All-American season.
Dominic KeeganUtilityman, Vanderbilt
Dominic Keegan is one of the nation’s most dominant hitters, boasting a .366 average with 12 home runs, 57 RBIs and 16 doubles for the Commodores.
Ryan LaskoOutfielder, Rutgers
The essence of a five-tool player, Ryan Lasko built on a Freshman All-America season and is now one of the premier players in all of baseball.
Brooks LeeShortstop, Cal Poly
In his second full season at Cal Poly, playing for his father, head coach Larry Lee, Brooks Lee has hit above .360 all year with 15 home runs and 54 RBI.
Trey LipscombInfielder, Tennessee
Trey Lipscomb has emerged as a star for the Tennessee Volunteers in 2022, hitting over .340 and crushing 21 home runs with 74 RBI this season.
Ryan McCartyInfielder, Penn State Abington
Penn State Abington’s Ryan McCarty put together a historic season as he was named the United East Conference Player of the Year.
Jacob MeltonOutfielder/Infielder, Oregon State
Jacob Melton is having one of the finest seasons in Oregon State history, ranking among the Pac-12's leaders in many categories.
Parker MessickPitcher, Florida State
Parker Messick, the 2021 ACC Freshman and Pitcher of the Year, has picked up where he left off a season ago.
Tanner SchobelInfielder, Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech sophomore Tanner Schobel has broken out into one of the most electrifying shortstops in college baseball.
Daniel SusacCatcher, Arizona
Arizona backstop Daniel Susac is one of the most prolific hitters in America while playing a premium defensive position.
Drew ThorpePitcher, Cal Poly
Cal Poly redshirt sophomore righty Drew Thorpe has shattered the school record for double-digit strikeouts in a game.
Max WagnerInfielder, Clemson
Clemson sophomore third baseman Max Wagner has burst onto the scene to be one of the nation's top hitters in 2022.
Tommy WhiteInfielder, NC State
Tommy White started his collegiate career with five home runs on opening weekend and hasn’t looked back since.
Jacob WilsonInfielder, Grand Canyon
After bursting onto the scene as a Freshman All-American in 2021, Jacob Wilson has raised the bar even higher in 2022.