LUBBOCK, Texas--CSU Bakersfield shortstop Tyler Shryock (Jr., Tehachapi, Calif., Desert Christian HS) has been selected to the first Brooks Wallace Award Watch List. The Brooks Wallace Award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation's top shortstop and will be presented during the College Baseball Hall of Fame's Night of Champions on June 29 in Lubbock, Texas.

Shyrock is the lone Western Athletic Conference representative and is 1-of-25 members of the first Brooks Wallace Award Watch List. Shryock is among the league leaders in hits with 56 and is among the top 50 in Division I in the category. He has been among the top three in the WAC in batting average and leads the 'Runners in the category.

"Each of these shortstops have some impressive statistics -- whether it's batting averages or fielding percentages," said Darby Brown, Wallace Award co-chair. "We look forward to seeing what they do during the upcoming weeks.

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