’Dogs could be in line for honors
Rike, earlier tagged as the Most Valuable Player in the Western Athletic Conference, is in the running for the state’s Hitter of the Year.
Simoneaux, who earned the top coaching award for the league, is on the list of prospects for the Coach of the Year.
Also nominated for one of the team’s top awards is Dennis Winn, a senior shortstop who is one of nine individuals on the ballot for Newcomer of the Year.
Overall, Tech has a total of eight players on the nomination charts for the squad which is voted on by members of the LSWA.