Brylie Ware of Oklahoma has captured this week’s Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Player of the Week Award. Ware was 8-for-13 at the plate (a .615 average). He belted two homers, drove in three runs and scored six times. This past week the Sooners faced Texas. Continue reading
The Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award (BBCSA) announced today that 18 players have been added to the midseason Watch List for the 2019 award. The BBCSA, created by the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation, was open to nominations from all Division I baseball programs in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. The award is based on performance at the plate, academics and personal integrity.
The Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award (BBCSA) presented by SR Bats announced on Monday the players on its watch list for the 2019 college baseball season.
The award, created by the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation, was open to nominations from all Division I baseball programs in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. This year’s watch list consists of 30 players representing 26 programs in the five states. The BBCSA is based on performance at the plate, academics and personal integrity.
The BBCSA will announce finalists for the award in May. The winner of the third annual Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award presented by SR Bats will be announced in June and honored at a gala in the fall.
Baylor’s Richard Cunningham, Texas A&M’s Braden Shewmake and Houston’s Joe Davis are the only players who have been on the BBCSA watch list for all three years of the award’s existence. Two players on this year’s watch list, Texas Tech’s Josh Jung (2018) and A&M’s Shewmake (2017), were finalists for the award in the past.
The Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award (BBCSA) announced today that it has partnered with SR Bats in which the baseball bat company, based out of Keller, Texas, will become the presenter of the award. Moving forward, the award will be known as the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award presented by SR Bats.
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“We are very excited about our partnership with SR Bats, one of the premier bat makers in the country,” said Tracy Taylor, Executive Director of the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation and the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award. “SR Bats is a great fit with the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award, not only from a baseball and strategic standpoint but also in sharing the same values as our founder and the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation. Scott and Tony Rodges have put SR Bats on a great trajectory for success that is very similar to the growth and acceptance of Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award. We have a great opportunity to continue to grow together.”
“We are thrilled to partner with the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award,” said Tony Rodges, CEO of SR Bats. “We’ve already done some things together and I feel like we can help each other out quite a bit moving forward. The slogan at SR Bats is – Skillfully Crafted Designed For Glory. That really sums up what we are all about. We feel good about our future as well as the future of the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award.”
The second recipient of the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award was honored on Thursday night, Nov. 1 at the annual Bobby Bragan Gala at the Fort Worth Club.
Devlin Granberg, who won the award in his senior season with Dallas Baptist, received the trophy from Tracy Taylor, executive director of the Bragan Slugger Award and Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation.
Granberg was drafted by the World Series champion Boston Red Sox in the June MLB draft.
The Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award was established in 2017.
The Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation has announced the finalists for the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award for the 2018 season.
“We are extremely excited to name these outstanding young men as finalists,” said Tracy Taylor, Executive Director of the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation and Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award. “Each of these student-athletes had a great year at the plate and are even better representatives of their programs and schools.”
Kody Clemens, Jr. – University of Texas. Kody was named the Big 12 Player Of The Year while leading the league in homers (19, 7th nationally), total bases and slugging percentage. UT will host an NCAA Regional this weekend. Kody is a Communications major who is described as “a fierce competitor who takes pride in his leadership both on and off the field”.
Devlin Granberg, Sr – Dallas Baptist University. Devlin was named the Missouri Valley Conference Hitter of the year after leading the league in virtually every offensive category. His .426 average led the MVC and ranked him third nationally. Delvin will lead the Patriots into the Arkansas Regional in Fayetteville. Devlin is a Kinesiology major who carries a 4.0 GPA.
Josh Jung, Soph. – Texas Tech University. Josh led the Big 12 in batting average (.381), runs (63) and RBI (73, 5th nationally). He was a first team, All-Big 12 performer following a freshman of the year campaign in 2017. Tech will host an NCAA Regional. Josh is a Communications major who was on the Dean’s List in the fall.