Varitek is the sixth Yellow Jackets player to be named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy and the fourth for the Buster Posey Award. Two Tech legends, Jason Varitek (1994) and Mark Teixeira (2000), won the Howser award. Joey Bart won the Posey honor in 2018.
With 24 home runs, Parada is one home run away from tying the school record for home runs in a season, set by Anthony Maisano in 1990.
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