Dock Spiders Add Three Locals
FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are excited to announce the signings of three local additions to the 2021 roster. Aaron Chapman (Purdue University Fort-Wayne), Kaden Krueger (Bradley University), and Riley Frey (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) will all be joining the Dock Spiders’ squad this summer.
Chapman a native of Waterford, Wisconsin is a junior attending Purdue University Fort Wayne. He led the Summit League in hitting with a .382 average in 15 games last season. In 2019, he recorded 37 hits, 19 runs, 17 RBIs, and tied for the team lead in stolen bases with 9.
Krueger, a left-handed pitcher from Bradley, is currently a freshman for the Braves. Krueger is native to Appleton, WI and was a two-time all-conference performer on the diamond who helped Appleton West to the 2019 regionals.
Frey, from Oshkosh, is entering his freshman season with the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers. This left-handed pitcher finished his high school career with a 6-4 record with three saves and totaled 81 strikeouts in 66 innings.
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 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.