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Peyton in final 10 for Olerud Award

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

 Iowa junior Tyler Peyton made the cut. Peyton's been named one of 10 finalist's for the Olerud Award, given to the top pitcher/position player in college baseball.

The Hawkeye pitcher/first baseman leads the Hawkeyes with a .352 batting average - the third best average in the Big Ten.  On the mound, Peyton went 6-4 prior to the NCAA tournament. On Friday, he picked up the win in Iowa's 3-1 victory over Oregon, the team's first NCAA tournament win in 43 years.

The Olerud Award will be presented in late June.

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