Husker baseball’s Max Anderson named semifinalist for Golden Spikes Award

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nebraska baseball’s Max Anderson is a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award.

On Monday, USA Baseball announced the 25 semifinalists for the award, which honors the top amateur baseball player in the nation.

Anderson is joined by two other Big Ten players on the list: Maryland’s Matt Shaw and Michigan State’s Brock Vradenburg.

As the Huskers head into the Big Ten tournament, Anderson has a .407 batting average, along with 69 RBIs and 21 home runs.

In the series finale at Purdue on Saturday, the Omaha native became the first Big Ten player with 15 home runs against conference opponents.

Fans can vote for their favorite player on USA Baseball’s website.  The finalists will be announced on June 7.

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