Published On: March 23rd, 2012

(Rochester, MN)—The Rochester Honkers have made the signing of Lamar Community College outfielder Ben Lahn official.  Lahn is a 6’3”, 215-pound sophomore from Westminster, Colorado.

In 15 games this season for the Antelopes, Lahn is batting .229 with 1 homerun and 9 RBIs, 16 runs, and 2 stolen bases as the team’s cleanup hitter.  His best game of the young season so far came on February 18th against Miles Community College when Lahn went 3 for 4 with a homerun and 2 RBIs.

Lahn, in his freshman year at Lamar in 2011, hit .385 with 16 homeruns, 10 doubles, and 52 RBIs, with a slugging percentage of .791.  His 16 homeruns were good for 4th in the nation.  Lahn’s solid freshman campaign earned him a spot on the All-Region 9 Team.

Opening day for the 2012 Rochester Honkers is on May 30 when the Honkers travel to Waterloo, IA to take on the Waterloo Bucks.  The home opener is Thursday, May 31st against the same Waterloo Bucks.  Game time is 7:05PM.  Season Tickets, Bonus Books, Suites and Patios are now on sale for the 2012 season.  Call the Rochester Honkers office at 507-289-1170 for more information.

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