Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Kellen Camus to their roster for the 2012 season. Camus (pronounced CAM-us), a sophomore at Washington State University, is the eighth player to be named to Waterloo’s roster for the team’s 18th season.
Last year, Camus finished with a 3-1 record and a 5.47 ERA in 10 games for Washington State. The Olympia, Washington native struck out 16 in 24.2 innings pitched for the Cougars.
"I’ve heard great things about playing in the Northwoods League," said Camus. "I look forward to a great experience with the Waterloo Bucks this summer. I can’t wait to get to Iowa."
Last summer, Camus played for the Winchester Royals of the Valley Baseball League where he went 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA. In seven appearances (all starts) Camus struck out 22 while holding batters to a .236 average. The 5’9", 185-pounder held right-handed batters to a .210 average over the season.
Born July 12, 1991, Camus attended Capital High School in Olympia where he was named second team all-league for baseball and football. Kellen is the son of Damon and Teri Camus.