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Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Mike Pelfrey won this award in 2003
Recent history of winners for Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

Years Available1997-2017

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Historical Winners - Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Brendan DoughertyIF16-2 185 L-R 1998-05-12 19Snellville,Georgia NCAA2017-2018-   Bradley U.  
2016Jameson HannahOF25-9 184 L-L 1997-08-10 18Flower Mound,Texas NCAA2016-2018-   Dallas Baptist U.  
2016Greyson JenistaIF26-4 240 L-R 1996-12-07 19Eudora,Kansas NCAA2016-2018-   Wichita St  
2015Jake BurgerIF96-2 210 R-R 1996-04-10 19St. Louis,Missouri A2015-2017-
2017- 1-  11-CHA
Missouri StMinorsChicago White Sox (A)
2014Ryan KeaffaberP26-0 180 L-L 1995-02-03 19Noblesville,Indiana NCAA2014-2017-   Indiana St  
2013Tate MathenyOF 56-0 175 R-R 1994-02-09 19St. Louis,Missouri A+2013-2017-
2015- 4- 111-BOS
Missouri StMinorsBoston Red Sox (A+)
2012Tyler BurgessP25-11 185 L-L 1993-03-30 19Joplin,Missouri NCAA2012-2015-   Missouri St, Missouri So.State U.  
2011Nick PetreeP66-0 185 R-R 1990-07-16 20Sedalia,Missouri AA2011-2015-
2013- 9- 275-SLN
Missouri StRetired  
2009Kevin Medrano2B-3B56-0 150 L-R 1990-05-21 19West Covina,California AAA2009-2017-
2012-18- 573-ARI
Missouri StMinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AAA)
2007Brad AltbachP16-4 210 R-R 1988-05-21 19Northbrook,Illinois NCAA2007-2010-   Bradley U.  
2006Aaron ShaferP46-5 195 L-R 1986-12-02 19St. Louis,Missouri AA2006-2012-
2008- 2-  65-CHN
Wichita St  
2004Brett Sinkbell   - -          
2003Mike PelfreyP116-7 190 R-R 1984-01-14 19Wichita,Kansas MLB2003-20172006-2017
2005- 1-   9-NYN
Wichita StFree Agent  
2002Tony Roth3B46-0 175 R-R 1982-10-20 19Omaha,Nebraska AAA2002-2009-   Creighton U.  
2000Mitch StetterP36-4 195 L-L 1981-01-16 19Huntingburg,Indiana MLB2000-20132007-2011
2003-16- 459-MIL
Indiana StMinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
1999Ryan Howard1B326-4 230 L-L 1979-11-19 19St. Louis,Missouri MLB2001-20172004-2016
2001- 5- 140-PHI
Missouri StFree Agent  
1998Ryan BrunnerOF56-0 220 L-L 1979-01-20 19Charles City,Iowa A1998-2002-
2001-12- 363-BOS
1997jim pecoraro   - -