Five Dock Spiders Selected to Play in Dreams Showcase
FOND DU LAC, WI – Five Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are scheduled to participate in the 2019 Northwoods League Major League Dreams Showcase on Tuesday, August 6. Tate Kolwyck, Sam Novitske, Kellen Sarver, Aaron Funk, and Aaron Ball will all be a part of the squad for the game to be played at Warner Park in Madison, Wisconsin. The annual Showcase will consist of a double-header featuring the top players from the Northwoods League who were selected by a panel of Major League Baseball Scouts. The players will participate in a day of workouts in front of scouts which will be followed by the double-header. The Dock Spiders are set to play in the second game which is scheduled for 7:35 PM.
Kolwyck, a freshman second basemen from Vanderbilt, is batting.296 with 4 HR and 14 RBI for the 2019 season.
Novitske, a freshman infielder from Oregon, is batting.308 with 5 Doubles and 7 RBI for the 2019 season.
Sarver, a freshman catcher from Illinois, is batting.330 with 8 Doubles and 17 RBI for the 2019 season.
Funk, a sophomore pitcher from Arkansas-Little Rock, has a 4.11 ERA in seven starts this season. Funk has 48 strikeouts in 39 1/3 innings pitched in 2019.
Ball, a freshman pitcher from Kankakee Community College, has a 3.40 ERA in eight starts this season. Ball has 26 strikeouts in 34 1/3 innings pitched in 2019.
Single game tickets for all games during the 2019 season 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 or order online 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.