Berg joins Greater Green Bay natives Max Wagner, Ryan Stefiuk, Ben Hampton, & Connor Langreder on roster
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah are pleased to announce the signing of University of Jacksonville catcher Jake Berg and outfielder Elias Flowers for the 2021 season. Berg becomes the fifth player on the 2021 roster with area ties, joining Max Wagner (Clemson), Ryan Stefiuk (Vanderbilt), Ben Hampton (West Virginia), and Connor Langreder (Northern Illinois).
Berg, a native of Green Bay, is a true freshman hitting .250 in ten games for the Dolphins. Berg has also scored four runs, drawn four walks and has stolen two bases. Berg was ranked as the No. 18 overall prospect and No. 4 catcher in the state of Wisconsin in the Class of 2020. The 5-11 Berg was a three-time All-Conference selection when he donned the Bay Port Pirates colors. He was also a two-time All-Conference selection in football as a safety.
Joining Berg will be outfielder Elias Flowers. The 5-7 Flowers is in his redshirt freshman season at Jacksonville. So far this spring, Flowers is hitting .286 with two doubles and three RBIs in 13 games. Flowers has also scored twice and has drawn three walks. In his true freshman season, Flowers started in seven of the 12 games he played in and was hitting .270 when the season came to an abrupt end. The ambidextrous Montgomery, Illinois native played football and basketball as well as baseball while at Yorkville High School.
Opening Day at Capital Credit Union Park is slated for Tuesday, June 1st as the Booyah host the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders at 6:35. Single game, group tickets and the all-new Fleet Farm Flex Packs are on sale now. The Fleet Farm Flex Pack includes six tickets that can also be used for any games this summer along with a $50 Capital Credit Union Park gift card, $10 Fleet Farm gift card and much more. Visit www.booyahbaseball.com or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Booyah front office at Capital Credit Union Park is located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.
The Green Bay Booyah 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 245 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including 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 (MIL). 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.booyahbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Booyah as your favorite team.