Updated: Jun 24
College Baseball Nation announced Texas State as the inaugural winner of the Most Improved Team award.
The Bobcats currently stand at 45-12 overall and 26-4 in Sun Belt play. Texas State won the Sun Belt regular season title and reached the semifinals of the Sun Belt Tournament.
A year ago Texas State finished 21-36 (9-15, last Sun Belt West), meaning the Bobcats notched a 24 game improvement in their overall record from last season.
In addition to regular season success, Texas State was awarded an at-large bid into the Stanford Regional as a two seed. They will start their postseason against UC Santa Barbara on Friday.
The other finalists for the award include Rutgers, Texas A&M, and Virginia Tech.
The award was voted on by College Baseball Nation writers and fans on social media.
Texas A&M earned the online fan vote, tallying 49.1% of the overall vote, followed by Texas State at 34.1%.
The final voting for the awards was:
Texas State: 25 votes (4 first place)
Texas A&M: 24 (2)
Virginia Tech: 21 (2)