John Olerud Award

John Olerud Award

Logo for the John Olerud Award
Awarded for Best two-way player in college baseball
Country United States
Presented by College Baseball Foundation
First awarded 2010
Currently held by Brendan McKay, Louisville
Official website John Olerud Award

The John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award (known colloquially as the John Olerud Award) is a college baseball award given to the best two-way player of the season. The award is named after former Washington State Cougars All-American pitcher and first baseman John Olerud.


double-dagger Denotes player also won the Golden Spikes Award and/or Dick Howser Trophy in the same year
Brendan McKay (left) with Frank Thomas receiving the 2015 John Olerud Award
Year Winner School Class Ref
2010 McGee, MikeMike McGee Florida StateJunior [1]
2011 Hultzen, DannyDanny Hultzen VirginiaJunior [2]
2012 Johnson, BrianBrian Johnson FloridaJunior [3]
2013 Gonzales, MarcoMarco Gonzales GonzagaJunior [4]
2014 Reed, A. J.A. J. Reeddouble-dagger KentuckyJunior [5]
2015 McKay, BrendanBrendan McKay LouisvilleFreshman [6]
2016 McKay, BrendanBrendan McKay LouisvilleSophomore [7]

See also


  1. "McGee Wins Olerud Award". July 5, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  2. "Hultzen wins Olerud Award". Augusta Free Press. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  3. "Brian Johnson John Olerud Award: UF's Brian Johnson wins John Olerud Award - Orlando Sentinel". July 1, 2012. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  4. O'Brien, Patrick. "Marco Gonzales Named John Olerud Two-Way Player Of Year - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather". Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  5. "UK's Reed adds Olerud Award to collection of hardware". Louisville Courier-Journal. June 28, 2014. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
  6. "Brendan McKay named John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year". June 29, 2015. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  7. "Brendan McKay repeats as John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award winner". July 1, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
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