FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are excited to welcome back three players from last year’s inaugural squad who will be returning in 2018. Thomas Luevano, Ryan Connolly, and Houston Glad will all be back with the Dock Spiders this summer.
Glad, a 5’10” junior right-handed pitcher, pitched in eight games for the Dock Spiders last season. He pitched 13 innings finishing with a 1.39 ERA.
Luevano, a 6’0” infielder from Creighton, played in 47 games for the Dock Spiders last season. He batted .294 with 24 RBI and 28 runs scored. Last year at Creighton, Luevano started and played in 49 games batting .247 and leading his team in runs scored with 29.
Connolly, a 6’4” left-handed pitcher from Creighton is playing his first season with Creighton. He played last spring at Iowa Western Community College. Connolly started a team-high 10 games for the Dock Spiders last season finishing with a 3-3 record. He ended the season with a 5.40 ERA and led the team in strikeouts with 51.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders have several great ticket options for our fans for the upcoming 2018 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. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 185 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 (TOR). 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.