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Published On: March 18th, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are excited to announce the signings of four Big Twelve players!  Carlson Reed (West Virginia), McGwire Holbrook (West Virginia), Seth Sweet-Chick (Kansas), and Tavian Josenberger (Kansas) will all be joining the Dock Spiders’ squad this summer. 

Reed, a 6’ 4” freshman right handed pitcher, from West Virginia University registered a 2.58 ERA in 13 appearances during his junior year of high school. Reed was ranked as the No. 55 overall prospect in Georgia. 

Freshman catcher, McGwire Holbrook is entering his first season at West Virginia University. Holbrook was ranked the No. 6 catcher and No. 53 overall prospect in Florida.   

Seth Sweet-Chick, a freshman, is also entering his first season with the Jayhawks. Coming from Arizona as the No. 9 ranked player in the state. Sweet-Chick finished his junior season with a .386 batting average and seven doubles, six home runs and 34 RBI. Father, Rick Sweet, is the manager of Brewers Triple-A affiliate.  

Josenberger, a freshman, is entering his first season with the Jayhawks. The switch-hitter came to Kansas ranked as the No. 1 player in the state of Missouri.   

The Dock Spiders are set to open their fifth season of baseball with a home game on Monday, May 31 against the Green Bay Booyah at 1:05pm.  Season ticket packages are available from the Dock Spiders ticket office right now over the team’s website or by calling (920) 907-9833. 

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 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’ 27th season, 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 All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, 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-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit 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.