Arkansas outfielder Andrew Benintendi was named the 2015 Golden Spikes Award winner on Tuesday afternoon. Per

Benintendi is the first player from Arkansas to win the Golden Spikes Award. The Cincinnati native led the Razorback's offense all season long providing power at the plate and speed on the base paths. Benintendi finished his breakout season hitting .376 and ranked third in the nation in slugging percentage (.717). He currently leads the country in home runs and is the only college baseball player to record 20 home runs and 20-plus stolen bases this year. In the clean-up spot, he generated 85 hits, 57 RBIs and places third in total bases (162) among college baseball's best.
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