Dock Spiders Add Four Players to Roster
FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are excited to announce the signings of four players from the Division II & Division III ranks. Aaron Anderson (Flagler College), Aaron Ball (Kankakee Community College), Ryan Miller (Benedictine University), and Thomas Paulich (Stevens Institute of Technology) will all be joining the Dock Spiders’ squad this summer.
Anderson, a redshirt sophomore first baseman, is currently playing his second season at Flagler College in Florida. He started all 52 games he played in and batted .330 with 65 hits, including seven doubles and three home runs. Last summer, Anderson set a new record for the Florida College Summer League by recording a .434 batting average while playing for the Winter Garden Squeeze. He was also voted as the Florida Collegiate Summer League’s Most Valuable Player last year as well.
Ball, a right handed pitcher, is a currently a freshman at Kankakee Community College. Originally from Commerce, MI, he starred at Lakeland High School.
Miller, a 6’4” junior pitcher, has been a staple in Benedictine’s starting rotation. In 2018, he pitched 56.2 innings, went 6-2 overall in eight starts and was named to the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) 1st team. He had the 7th best ERA in the NACC at 2.54. Last summer he went 3-0 overall and had a 3.61 ERA while pitching for the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs.
Paulich, a 6’0” sophomore infielder at Stevens Institute of Technology, was Rookie of the Year in the Empire 8 Athletic Conference during the 2018 season. He appeared in 39 games and started 38 while posting a .257 batting average. He possessed a stellar .980 fielding percentage and committed only two errors at third base. Last summer he had 11 hits and 4 RBIs for the Long Island NorEasters.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders have several great ticket options for our fans for the upcoming 2019 season. Ticket packages and group tickets are now on sale. Order yours today by calling the Dock Spiders Ticket Office at 920-907-9833 or by stopping by the Dock Spiders Front Office at 980 E Division St. Check out all of our ticket information any time of the day at www.dockspiders.com.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Dock Spiders as your favorite team.