Trenton Moses, a redshirt junior third baseman from Southeast Missouri State and Nick Petree, a redshirt sophomore pitcher from Missouri State, were named to the list of 30 finalists for USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes award which goes to the top college baseball player in the country.
Petree, from Clinton, Mo. turned in the nation’s longest scoreless innings streak this season, working a Missouri State-record 38.1 consecutive shutout innings, as well as 73.0 straight innings without giving up an earned run. Moses from Advance, Mo. Led the Redhawks and Ohio Valley Conference by hitting (.408) with 19 home runs. In addition, he led the nation in both on-base (.531) and slugging (.761) percentage.
Fans of both the Bears and Redhawks can vote for their player by visiting the Golden Spikes website.