In 2014, Big 12 baseball had four teams finish in the top 10 of the final national rankings for the first time in conference history, while three teams advanced to the College World Series.
Texas catcher Tres Barrera captured the 2014 College Home Run Derby championship by blasting a total of 41 homers Thursday night at TD Ameritrade Park.
Texas Tech head coach Tim Tadlock has been named the 2014 American Baseball Coaches Association Midwest Region Coach of the Year.
Hunter Haley (Oklahoma), Tres Barrera (Texas) and Eric Gutierrez (Texas Tech) are among eight sluggers who will vie for the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby title on Thursday, July 3, at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.
Sheldon Neuse (Oklahoma), Tyler Alexander (TCU) and Tres Barrera (Texas) have earned spots on the 2014 Baseball America Freshman All-America team.
Texas had its season come to an end with a 4-3 loss to Vanderbilt in 10 innings on Saturday night.
Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss pitched Texas' second straight shutout at the College World Series, and the Longhorns forced a second bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday.
Will Allen drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh, Mississippi relievers held TCU without a hit after Kevin Cron's homer in the fifth, and the Rebels stayed alive in the CWS with a 6-4 victory Thursday night.
C.J Hinojosa broke the CWS home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas won an elimination game, 1-0, Wednesday night.
The American Baseball Coaches Association honored six Big 12 student-athletes for performances during the 2014 season.
Daniel Pinero's sacrifice fly scored Thomas Woodruff in the bottom of the 15th to give Virginia a 3-2 victory Tuesday night in a game that matched the longest in the College World Series' history.
Pinch hitter John Gatlin's single into short right field over a pulled-in, five-man infield in the bottom of the ninth gave Ole Miss a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech in a CWS elimination game Tuesday.