Finalists Announced for the 2024 Ferriss Trophy presented by MBCI and Pearl River Resort

Posted on: May 07,2024

Jackson, Miss. (May 7, 2024) The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is proud to announce the finalists for the 2024 Ferriss Trophy presented by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and Pearl River Resort. The Ferriss Trophy is awarded annually to the most outstanding college baseball player in the state of Mississippi. The trophy was named for Dave “Boo” Ferriss, long-time Delta State baseball coach.

The finalists for the Ferriss Trophy are Brett Sanchez of Belhaven, Dakota Jordan of Mississippi State, Ethan Lege of Ole Miss, Dalton McIntyre of Southern Miss, and RJ Stinson of William Carey.

The five finalists and their coaches will be recognized at a luncheon and program on Monday, May 20th at the Golden Moon Casino. Former Southern Miss Baseball Coach Scott Berry will be the featured speaker for the event. The luncheon is open to the public, but tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are on sale now below or by calling the Hall of Fame offices at 601-982-8264. If you cannot attend in person, the event will be live-streamed on the Hall of Fame website.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Ferriss Trophy is a part of the Outstanding Player Awards Series which also recognizes the top college athlete in football with the C Spire Conerly Trophy and the top college men’s and women’s basketball players with the Howell and Gillom Trophies presented by MBCI and Pearl River Resort.

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