Mississippi State's David Mershon becomes a finalist for the Brooks Wallace Award, recognizing the top college baseball shortstop.

By the Numbers
  • Mershon led in stolen bases with 27, second-most in the Southeastern Conference.
  • Had 77 hits and 41 RBIs, boasting a .347 batting average, and scored 60 runs.
Yes, But

Mershon's offensive performance was a standout factor for his inclusion among elite shortstops.

State of Play
  • Mershon's solid defense with a .979 fielding percentage and impressive offensive stats led Mississippi State to the NCAA Tournament.
  • He was named First Team All-SEC Shortstop and excelled in the postseason, earning a spot on the Charlottesville All-Regional Team.
What's Next

The College Baseball Foundation will present the Brooks Wallace Award later this year, honoring the best collegiate shortstop.

Bottom Line

David Mershon's exceptional performance on both defense and offense has rightfully placed him among the top shortstops in college baseball, setting the stage for a potential prestigious accolade with the Brooks Wallace Award.