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Eau Claire with 12 players in NWL Top 200 Prospects

The Northwoods League announced the top 200 prospects from the 2013 season on Wednesday afternoon. The Express had 12 players represented on the list, spanning 10 different institutions.

Express players who were ranked (stats are from summer season):

4. Paul Voelker (Dallas Baptist) – 4-1, 3.10 ERA

13. Matt Trowbridge (Central Michigan) – 2-2, 3.00, 43 K in 22 IP

59. Blake Schmit (Maryland) – .304 avg., 13 doubles, 31 RBI's

65. Tyler Sparger (Minn. St-Mankato/Seattle Mariners) – 0-2, 1.68 ERA, 6 saves

74. Charlie White (Maryland) – .304 avg., 25 stolen bases

87. Taylor Lehnert (Central Michigan) – 7-3, 3.39 ERA

139. Tim Zier (San Diego State) – .287 avg., 7 HR, 27 RBI's

157. Jake Cole (Pima CC) – 1-2, 3.14 ERA

159. Anthony Andres (N. Illinois) – 3-0, 2.53 ERA

195. Greg Harisis (Santa Clara) – .260 avg., 5 HR, 29 RBI's

197. Sam Haggerty (New Mexico) – .317 avg., 23 RBI's

199. Mike Porcaro (UW-Milwaukee) – .242 avg., 29 R

 
Rochester, Minn. – The Northwoods League today announced their top 200 prospects from the 2013 season. The list was compiled by Bradley Smart from Smart on Sports after discussions with all 16 Field Managers in the Northwoods League.
 
The first 100 prospects are listed along with a short summary of their 2013 season in the Northwoods League. A complete listing is attached and can also be downloaded by clicking the below link.
2013 Northwoods League Top 200 Prospects
 
The top 10 prospects from the 2013 season are as follows:
 
1. Adam Martin, c, St. Cloud Rox (Western Carolina U)
 
2. Marc Flores, 1b, Willmar Stingers (Hawaii)
 
3. Cam Gibson, of, Battle Creek Bombers (Michigan State)
 
4. Paul Voelker, rhp, Eau Claire Express (Dallas Baptist)
 
5. Donnie Dewees, of, Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (North Florida)
 
6. Adam Dian, rhp, Waterloo Bucks (Temple)
 
7. Michael Suchy, of/if, Willmar Stingers (Florida Gulf Coast)
 
8. Mike Papi, 1b/of, Lakeshore Chinooks (Virginia)
 
9. Georgie Salem, of, Alexandria Blue Anchors (Alabama)
 
10. Colin Poche, lhp, Willmar Stingers (Arkansas)
 
Bradley Smart (@bradleysmart15) is a freshman in high school who is an avid sports fan who also writes about sports. He also has a blog, Smart On Sports where he writes about all kind of sporting news, from baseball to the Super Bowl.
 
The Northwoods League has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other Summer Collegiate League in North America. The 2013 season marked the 20th season of Northwoods League baseball. 116 former players have gone on to play Major League baseball. Notable alumni of the league include Curtis Granderson (Yankees), Chris Sale (White Sox), Max Scherzer (Tigers), Josh Willingham (Twins) and Jordan Zimmermann (Nationals).