Dock Spiders Add Three More Players
FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are excited to announce three more additions to the 2019 roster. Nathan Thomas (Northern Illinois), Tate Kolwyck (Vanderbilt), and Cam McMillan (Vanderbilt) will all be joining the Dock Spiders this summer.
Thomas, a junior right-handed pitcher, is currently in his third season with the Huskies and will coming back to Fond du Lac for his second stint with the Dock Spiders. Thomas appeared in seven games for the Dock Spiders during the 2018 season recording two saves and posting a 0.00 ERA during eight innings pitched.
Kolwyck, a 6’0” freshman middle infielder from Vanderbilt, is currently in his first spring season with the team. Originally from Memphis, TN, he was ranked as Tennessee’s No. 2 shortstop and 10th overall player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game. He was a first-team all-state player in both baseball and football as well as a team captain for both teams as a junior and senior.
McMillan is a 6’5” redshirt freshman infielder from Vanderbilt University. Originally from Kansas City, MO, he was ranked as Missouri’s top overall player and the nation’s No. 38 shortstop in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game. He also lettered two years in baseball at St. Thomas Aquinas under coach Lorne Parks.
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.