Published On: March 22nd, 2011

The Waterloo Bucks have announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Chase Stevens to their roster for the 2011 season. Stevens is a sophomore at Seminole State College of the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference.  He will join fellow Trojan teammate Shane Broyles in Waterloo this summer.   

Stevens was recently selected as the Division I Co-Pitcher of the Week by the NJCAA after throwing his first collegiate no-hitter on Sunday, March 13 versus Butler County Community College in a 12-0 win.  Stevens struck out 12 batters and walked only one opponent, nearly missing a perfect game.   

Last season, Stevens appeared in 13 games for Seminole State, finishing with a 5-3 record in 63.1 innings pitched.  Broyles struck out 45 with 22 walks and ended the year with a 5.40 ERA.  

"Chase is a pitcher that we are going to rely on coming out of the bullpen for us," said Bucks Coach Travis Kiewiet. "He has a plus breaking ball to go along with a good fastball and is a great competitor on the mound." 
During the summer of 2010, Stevens played in the Prospect League for the Springfield Sliders. At 5’10" and 180 pounds, Stevens went 6-1 with a 1.50 ERA, striking out 48 strikeouts in 42 innings pitched.  This season for the Trojans, Stevens has seen action in six games.  In 25.2 innings pitched, the Blanchard, Oklahoma native owns a 3-0 record with 33 strikeouts, seven walks, and a 2.10 ERA. 

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