LUBBOCK, Texas – Anthony Sequeira has been named one of 10 finalists for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, which honors the nation's top player both on the mound and at the plate.
The dual-threat man has led the team offensively with 10 home runs to go along with a .343 batting average. After proving himself as an offensive threat, the Petaluma, Calif. native has also excelled on the mound for the Golden Eagles, leading the conference with 11 saves. Sequeira boasts an ERA of 1.50 in 30 innings of work. He ranks in the top 10 in hits (73), doubles (20) and walks (29).
He became the first Golden Eagles to earn All-America honors since the 2013 season when Alex Gonzalez earned the award.
Sequeira was also named The Summit League Player of the Year honors while also being name to the all-League First Team as utility player and relief pitcher.
The award is named for the former Washington State University standout who achieved success both as a first baseman and left-handed pitcher during the late 1980s, and who was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007. The award will be presented as part of the Hall of Fame's Night of Champions celebration, June 28-29 in Lubbock.
For more information on the Olerud Award or the College Baseball Hall of Fame's Night of Champions, visit www.collegebaseballhall.org.
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