n With the three finalists for the Ferriss Trophy now known, fans can weight in on their choice for the state’s best college baseball player.
Cellular South customers can vote through Monday for their favorite finalist by sending a text message to 2868 (BUNT):
Scott Bittle, Ole Miss pitcher (ID#1). The senior, who won the award a year ago, is 5-2 with three saves and a 2.17 ERA
Brian Dozier, Southern Miss infielder (ID#2). The senior from Fulton, who recently saw his season ended by an injury led the Golden Eagles in batting average (.394) and doubles (13).
Craig Wescott, Belhaven pitcher (ID#3). The senior went 11-3 with seven complete games and five shutouts for a Blazers team that has reached the NAIA national playoffs.
A panel of experts will vote on the Ferris Trophy winner; The winner of the fans’ vote receives the Cellular South Fans’ Choice Award and that player’s school will get a $2,500 check from Cellular South.
The winners will be announced on Monday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame amp& Museum in Jackson.
Also Monday night at the Ferriss presentation, retiring Southern Miss head coach Corky Palmer will be recognized for his contributions to baseball in the state.
Daily Journal reports