Elvis Named To Buster Posey Award Watch List
BERKELEY – California senior Cole Elvis was named last week to the watch list for the 2022 Buster Posey Award, earned annually by the top catcher in college baseball. Elvis is one of 76 catchers to be named to the initial watch list, which was released Thursday, March 10.
The award is given annually by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. To view the full 76-person watch list, visit wichitasports.com.
A senior from Vacaville, California, Elvis is slashing .306/.362/.435 to go along with 13 RBI and six extra-base hits in 16 starts this season. He's with an error defensively so far in 2022 and has throw out four baserunners. Elvis has slugged 15 home runs in his career while making 85 starts, primarily at catcher.
The list will be updated to include other candidates until May 4 before being narrowed down to the semifinalists on May 19. Ballots will be sent to the national voting committee at the end of May for a vote to determine the three finalists. The finalists will be announced June 7, 2022. A final vote among the national committee will occur during the College World Series. All finalists will be brought to Wichita and the winner will be announced on June 29, 2022.
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