JACKSON, Miss., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Three slugging outfielders, one pitcher and another player who pitches, hits and plays a number of positions are among the five finalists for the 2016 C Spire Ferriss Trophy, which honors the top college baseball player in Mississippi. The award will be presented at a luncheon Monday at the Cleveland Country Club.
Chosen by Major League Baseball scouts, who cover Mississippi, and by Mississippi's college baseball coaches, the finalists include three Mississippi State players and one each from Ole Miss and Delta State. The finalist include Delta State's Will Robertson, Ole Miss's J.B. Woodman and Dakota Hudson, Reid Humphreys and Jake Mangum, all of Mississippi State.
The scouts and coaches, whose votes count for 90 percent of the total, will make their choice this week from among the five finalists. Fan voting, which begins tomorrow at www.csopavoting.com and concludes on Sunday, will account for a weighted 10 percent of the final tally. The winner will be announced at the luncheon.
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