Bren Spillane named Collegiate Baseball Newspaper National Player of the Year
It's been a record setting season full of awards, honors, and accolades for Illinois first baseman Bren Spillane.
Today the junior receiving more national recognition becoming the first Illini to be named National Player of the Year.
Spillane joins a prestigious group of Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Player of the Year winners including Kris Bryant, Chris Sale, and Buster Posey. Along with Player of the Year, Spillane was named a First Team All-American by Baseball America.
Spillane was unavailable for comment as he was in Chicago working out for the Cubs and White Sox ahead of Monday's MLB Draft