Accolades continue for Fresno State outfielder Jordan Luplow

FresnoMay 30, 2014 

Fresno State outfielder Jordan Luplow's big offensive numbers continue to attract attention from postseason award committees.

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Fresno State outfielder Jordan Luplow picked up another postseason honor, with the junior named a semifinalist for the 2014 Gregg Olson Award that recognizes college baseball's "Breakout Player of the Year."

Luplow was one of 36 semifinalists named Friday, narrowed down from the initial 83-man watch list announced May 13. The award is presented by Toolshed Sports.

Finalists are to be announced June 6 at the beginning of Super Regional action. The winner will be named during the College World Series, June 15-26 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.

Th 2014 Mountain West Player of the Year hit .377 with 48 RBIs, 21 doubles, nine home runs and 10 steals, slugged .609 and had a .475 on-base percentage — leading the Bulldogs in every statistical category.

Luplow on Thursday was named to Collegiate Baseball magazine's All-America third team. Earlier in the week, he made the semifinal cut for the 37th annual Golden Spikes Award for amateur baseball's best player.

 

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