Golden Spikes Spotlight
GSA Spotlight: So. Miss’s Nick Sandlin
Southern Miss righthander Nick Sandlin might be a little unorthodox, but he’s become one of the nation’s premier starting pitchers and a fast-rising prospect. Here’s his story.
GSA Spotlight: Kent State’s Joey Murray
Joey Murray is the latest in a long line of exceptional blue-chip aces for Kent State. Find out what makes Murray so dominant, and why Kent State looks built to make some noise in the postseason.
Golden Spikes Spotlight: Kody Clemens
Kody Clemens has worked his way back from elbow surgery to put up his best season yet as a senior, helping power Texas into contention for the Big 12 title.
GSA Spotlight: FAU’s Tyler Frank
Tyler Frank is the consummate team player for Florida Atlantic. In addition to his prowess in the field and at the plate, he’s developed into a model for the rest of the FAU program.
Golden Spikes Spotlight: Jonathan India
Florida third baseman Jonathan India has turned himself into the best all-around player in college baseball as a junior. Find out the keys to his development into a bona fide superstar.
GSA Spotlight: Texas Tech’s Davis Martin
Texas Tech lost one of the premier pitchers in college baseball in Steven Gingery before the season even started, but they’ve prevailed, thanks in part to Davis Martin (p), another elite arm.
GSA Spotlight: Elon’s Kyle Brnovich
National strikeout leader Kyle Brnovich has helped lead Elon’s resurgence in the CAA thanks largely to his wipeout breaking ball and his fierce competitive streak.
GSA Spotlight: Illinois’ Bren Spillane
Illinois hard-hitting veteran Bren Spillane is having an incredible season and is a big reason why the Fighting Illini are back in the national spotlight.
GSA Spotlight: Stetson’s Logan Gilbert
Logan Gilbert has a rare combination of elite talent and special makeup. He’s also a high-level performer who has helped lead Stetson to a 17-3 start. Find out more about Gilbert, and the Hatters.
GSA Spotlight: Cal’s Andrew Vaughn
When California coach Mike Neu recruited Andrew Vaughn, he didn’t think he’d become a premier power hitter. Vaughn has become that and more for the Bears.
Golden Spikes Spotlight: Brett Kinneman
Brett Kinneman has been a wrecking ball over the first three weeks, leading Division I in homers and total bases — but that’s not why NC State coach Elliott Avent likes to compare him to Mickey Mantle.
GSA Spotlight: Washington’s Joe DeMers
Washington junior righthander Joe DeMers made history with a perfect game this past weekend. Now, he looks to establish himself as one of the nation’s elite.
Golden Spikes Spotlight: Shane McClanahan
South Florida ace Shane McClanahan is the hardest-throwing lefty in college baseball, but he wants to make sure there’s more to his story than velocity.
Meet Brendan McKay: Louisville’s Legend
Louisville’s Brendan McKay has established himself as one of the best two-way players of his generation.
GSA Spotlight: UNC’s J.B. Bukauskas
J.B. Bukauskas arrived at North Carolina with incredibly lofty expectations, and he has lived up to UNC’s high hopes thanks to his talent, aptitude and tenacity.
GSA Spotlight: UVa.’s Pavin Smith
As important as he was for a national title team in 2015, Pavin Smith has managed to get better every year, and he’s doing something very special as a junior.
Magnificent McCaughan Bounces Back
Coming off his worst outing, Long Beach State ace Darren McCaughan bounced back with a gem, shutting out Cal Poly after making some tweaks.
Miss. State’s Rooker Making History
Mississippi State’s Brent Rooker has evolved into one of college baseball’s great stories as he aims for the Triple Crown.
Canning Grasps Destiny As True Ace
UCLA’s coaching staff always knew Griffin Canning would be special. Now, as a junior, he has blossomed into the next great ace in UCLA’s long lineage of pitching stars.
Matijevic Grows Into Arizona’s Energizer
Not only does JJ Matijevic lead the nation in doubles, but he has become an invaluable leader inside the clubhouse for high-flying Arizona.
GSA Spotlight: EKU’s Ben Fisher
Eastern Kentucky’s Ben Fisher made a gargantuan jump as a senior and leads the nation in home runs, RBIs and slugging.
LSU’s Deichmann Earns Elite Status
LSU corner outfielder Greg Deichmann has evolved into one of the nation’s most exciting players in short order. How has it happened?
Rebuilt Thompson Hungry For More
Keegan Thompson has returned from Tommy John surgery better than ever, and he’s played a huge role in Auburn’s strong start.
GSA Spotlight: UNM’s Luis Gonzalez
New Mexico’s Luis Gonzalez ranks among the national leaders in batting and doubles, but his maturation goes far beyond the numbers.
Meet LSU’s Heartbeat: Jared Poche
LSU’s Jared Poche has evolved into one of the great stories in college baseball at the right time and is this week’s GSA Spotlight.
GSA Spotlight: UCI’s Keston Hiura
Aaron Fitt has the scoop on one of college baseball’s most accomplished hitters.