|Kevin Gausman: 12-2 with a 2.77 ERA and 135 strikeouts in 2012|
Rhymes leads the country with a .431 batting average and was LSU’s RBI leader with 53. He spent three weeks midseason hovering around .500 before a late swoon.
Gausman finished 12-2 with 135 strikeouts and a 2.77 ERA as the Tigers’ ace. He led the SEC in wins and Ks.
Rhymes is a finalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, one of the major national awards. The winner will be revealed at 11 a.m. Friday.