April 28, 2016 GSA Spotlight: UNCW's Nick Feight
UNCW coach Mark Scalf was optimistic in the fall that Feight had turned a corner and was ready for a breakout season. But he never could have expected this. Feight hit just .231 in 26 at-bats as a freshman but as a sophomore, he has blossomed into one of college baseball's most dangerous sluggers.
April 20, 2016 GSA midseason watch list announced
USA Baseball released its 60-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday, moving closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country. The 39th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 30 in Los Angeles.
April 21, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Miami's Zack Collins
Miami catcher Zack Collins loves remote-control planes. Remote-control cars and trucks, too. He also took apart and rebuilt a high-performance jet ski with the help of his father. Pretty soon, with the 2016 draft just a couple of months away, Collins will be able to afford even more expensive toys.
April 13, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Missouri's Tanner Houck
Not even Missouri coach Tim Jamieson knew quite what he was getting when he signed Tanner Houck out of high school in Collinsville, Ill. Jamieson never envisioned Houck would turn into one of the best prospects in all of college baseball by the time he was a sophomore.
April 06, 2016 GSA Spotlight: SE Louisiana's Jameson Fisher
Southeastern Louisiana's Jameson Fisher is well on his way to achieving legendary status in the southern part of Louisiana.
Last season, it was Alex Bregman and Kade Scivicique at LSU that earned big bopper status. Fisher is this week's USA Baseball Golden Spikes Spotlight.
March 30, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Navy's Luke Gillingham
It's not that Gillingham was pre-ordained to play for the Midshipmen - he drew some interest from other top academic programs like Cal, San Diego and Duke - but once the Navy coaching staff saw him in the summer after his junior year, it wasn't hard to sell him on the Navy experience.
March 24, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Oregon State's Logan Ice
Logan Ice wasn't supposed to be the best hitter on Oregon State. But the 5-foot-11, 191-pound junior defies conventional wisdom. His hitting tool has taken a massive leap over the past month and has opposing coaches, his own coaches and scouts buzzing about his prospectus the rest of the spring.
March 15, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Virginia's Matt Thaiss
Through hard work, Virginia catcher Matt Thaiss has made himself into one of the best players in all of college baseball. "He's a worker, a guy that pays attention to the details," Virginia associate head coach Kevin McMullan said. "When you do that, you get rewarded."
March 14, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Missouri State's Jake Burger
Keith Guttin knows a budding star when he sees one. He doesn't need a long, drawn out evaluation process when it comes to prep prospects. Simply put, there are some that have it and some that don't. From the first time he saw Jake Burger, he knew the third baseman had it.
March 02, 2016 GSA Spotlight: South Alabama's Kevin Hill
South Alabama signed Kevin Hill out of Seminole (Okla.) State JC sight unseen. Well, sort of. Jaguars pitching coach Bob Keller was planning on seeing Hill pitch in person, but bad weather grounded his flight. So Brady Huston sent him some video.
February 23, 2016 GSA Spotlight: Vanderbilt's Jeren Kendall
Beyond his personality, Kendall, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound sophomore, should also take great pride in being different from a baseball standpoint. Despite having a fraction of the experience playing baseball as many other players on the same field, the elite outfielder is off to an incredible start this spring.
February 16, 2016 2016 GSA preseason watch list released
USA Baseball unveiled its 50-player preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Tuesday, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2016 season.
June 16, 2015 Benintendi wins 2015 Golden Spikes Award
USA Baseball announced Tuesday the selection of Arkansas' Andrew Benintendi as the recipient of the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. It was presented live on ESPN's SportsCenter by current college baseball analyst, Ben McDonald.
June 02, 2015 2015 Golden Spikes Award finalists announced
USA Baseball unveiled on Tuesday the four finalists for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. This year, the award will be presented to the nation's top amateur baseball player for the 38th consecutive season.