Mike Zunino wins Howser Trophy

Updated: June 15, 2012, 5:50 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- Florida catcher Mike Zunino has been chosen the winner of the Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball's player of the year.

Zunino is the first Florida player to win the award in its 26-year history. He was presented the award Friday at a news conference at TD Ameritrade Park.

The two-time All-American was the No. 3 overall pick by the Seattle Mariners in the first-year player draft, the Gators' highest pick. He's Florida's first first-round draft pick since 2007.

Zunino, ...

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