Woodchucks Hire New Radio Voice for 2016
The Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League are pleased to announce the addition of Nate Gatter as the team’s new radio voice for the 2016 season. Nate is a sophomore at the University of Missouri majoring in broadcast journalism with an emphasis in radio/television sports.
Gatter will call all 72 Woodchucks’ games on WRIG (1390 AM), with all games simulcast on 93.9 FM and Sunday games tri-cast on 550 AM. Gatter will also assist in multimedia projects and team communications.
Gatter has extensive broadcasting experience, especially in summer collegiate baseball. Last summer, he called games for the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Before that, in the summer of 2014, Nate worked for the Lewis & Clark Baseball League in St. Louis.
In addition, Gatter calls select Missouri Tigers football, basketball, baseball, and women's soccer games for KCOU, the University of Missouri's student radio station. A lifelong baseball devotee, Nate can't wait to describe the 2016 season to all the terrific Woodchucks fans.
"Having spent the past two years in summer collegiate baseball, I know what a terrific reputation the Northwoods League has, and I'm overjoyed to be working for the Woodchucks this summer,” said Nate.
Information about the WISCOSIN WOODCHUCKS 2016 season will be starting to become available shortly. Stay up to date by checking woodchucks.com and connecting with the Woodchucks on Facebook (facebook.com/WisconsinWoodchucks) and Twitter (@chucksbaseball).
The WISCONSIN WOODCHUCKS are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwood’s League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwood’s League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwood’s League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (KC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com.