Stanford’s Alex Williams Named Pac-12 Baseball Scholar Athlete of the Year

Former Scholar-Athletes of the Year Pac-12

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -STANFORD Alex Williams has been named the 2022 Pac-12 Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced on Wednesday — the opening day of the first Pac-12 baseball tournament. The award, which is given in each of the 24 Pac-12 sponsored sports, was created to honor collegiate student-athletes who excel both academically and in their sport.

The senior from Castro Valley, Calif., has a 3.42 GPA in management science and engineering at The Farm and was named to the Spring Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll twice (2020, 2021 ).

He is currently one of 10 finalists, including four from the Pac-12, for the Senior CLASS Award for Baseball which recognizes senior student-athletes with notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, class, character and competition.

The 2022 Pac-12 pitcher of the year, Williams enters the Pac-12 tournament atop the conference with a 1.67 ERA, allowing just 16 runs on a league-high 86.1 innings pitched. He also ranks second in the Pac-12 in wins (8) and opposing batting average (.192).

For his career, Williams holds a 23-5 record with a 2.26 ERA in 38 starts in 43 appearances, helping the Cardinal to the 2022 Pac-12 Regular Season Championship, 2021 College World Series and NCAA Super Regionals. 2019.

In order to be eligible for the Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, student-athletes must be senior (in athletics eligibility) on track to graduate, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher , participate in at least 50% of the competitions scheduled in the sport and have at least one year of residence at the institution. Each Pac-12 institution can nominate one person per sport, and winners are selected by a committee of Pac-12 staff members at the end of each sport’s regular season. The sports achievements of the nominees are taken into account in the voting for the award.

A Scholar-Athlete of the Year will be named in each of the 24 Pac-12 sponsored sports: Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Men’s Cross Country, Women’s Cross Country, Soccer, Men’s Golf, Golf female, women’s gymnastics. , women’s lacrosse, men’s rowing, women’s rowing, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, softball, men’s swimming and diving, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, men’s track and field, women’s track and field, women’s volleyball and wrestling. The award was first established in the 2007-2008 academic year.

ALSO NOMINEES: Quinn Flanagan, Arizona; Boyd Vander Kooi, Arizona State; Nick Proctor, California; Kolby Somers, Oregon; Mitchell Verburg, Oregon State; Daniel Colwell, UCLA; Dusty Schramm, Utah; Jack Smith, Washington State.

Pac-12 Baseball Scholar-Athletes of the Year
2022 – Alex Williams, Stanford
2021 – Zach Grech, Stanford
2020 – No prize
2019 – Mason Cerillo, Washington
2018 – Jack Anderson, Oregon State
2017 – Max Engelbrekt, Oregon State
2016 – Nick Halamandaris, California
2015 – Tyler Davis, Washington
2014 – Collin Slaybaugh, Washington State
2013 – Mark Appel, Stanford
2012 – Andrew Triggs, Stanford
2011 – Chris Metzger, USC
2010 – Matt Fanelli, Washington State
2009 – Greg Lagreid, Washington State
2008 – Jasyon Miller, Washington State

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