West Virginia University's left-handed pitcher Ross Vance has mastered his mental game through his journeys as a baseball player.
Big 12 teams enter week 10 with just over one month remaining in the regular season.
Max Brown (K-State) and Preston Morrison (TCU), along with Tyler Wolfe (K-State) and KC Huth (West Virginia) have been tabbed Big 12 baseball weekly award winners for games played April 6-13.
Texas Tech outfielder Anthony Lyons attended the historic NCAA Convention earlier this year as one of three student-athlete representatives from the Big 12.
Five Big 12 baseball student-athletes have been named to the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award 60-man Midseason Watch List.
Oklahoma State sits alone atop the Big 12 standings as teams embark on week nine of the regular season.
Anthony Hermelyn (Oklahoma) and Cameron Smith have earned Big 12 baseball Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively, while Matt McLaughlin (Kansas) and Blake Smith (West Virginia) share the Newcomer of the Week accolade.
Coming out of high school in 2012, right handed-starter Mitchell Traver was a highly recruited prospect. Decorated with accolades Traver signed with TCU hoping to continue his successes at the next level. These dreams however had to be put on hold.
Big 12 baseball teams are at the halfway point of the regular season.
Oklahoma State's Ryan Sluder and Michael Freeman, along with Texas Tech's Quinn Carpenter have been named Big 12 baseball weekly award recipients for games played March 24-29.
The Big 12 Conference leads all leagues with five baseball student-athletes on the Senior Class Award 30-man candidate list.
This week marks the third week of conference play. Four league teams remain ranked in the top 25 nationally.