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The Duluth Huskies add a Familiar Face to the 2020 roster

 

Lance Ford returns to the Huskies for another great season

Rachel Hills rhills7145@gmail.com

Duluth, Minn — The Duluth Huskies Baseball Club is excited to announce the return of second basemen and shortstop Lance Ford. Ford had a great first season with the Huskies in 2019 and looks forward to coming back with an even stronger 2020 season.

Lance Ford is a 5’9” second baseman and Junior at the University of Texas. His high school career speaks for itself as he’s a four-year letter winning and was named a Rawlings Perfect Game Preseason All-American as a senior. On top of the national recognition, he was also named All-District and All-State as a senior.

In his lone season with the Huskies, the Texan finished with a batting average of .240 over 44 games. He did produce 19 RBIs on nine extra-base hits with seven stolen bases. Ford dealt with injuries during his entire tenure in Duluth. He missed time with both an ankle injury and with an illness.

Huskies Fans’ this hard-working, team player is ready to redeem himself in the 2020 season. Until then make sure to stay in touch with all things Huskies by following the team on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook along with getting all the gear to be ready to cheer your 2020 Duluth Huskies on by checking out duluthhuskies.com.

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The Duluth Huskies are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26​ seasons, the Northwoods 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 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit w​ ww.northwoodsleague.com​ or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.