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Ole Miss’ Turner Honored as Best Collegiate Catcher

(OleMissSports.com)

OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI Sports) - Ole Miss junior Stuart Turner is the recipient of the Johnny Bench Award Thursday, given annually to the nation’s top catcher. Turner threw out 51 percent of baserunners this year, hitting .374 and driving in 51 runs. He also earned All-SEC and All-American honors.

Turner signed signed with the Twins after being drafted in the 78th pick by Minnesota.