Kingfish Named #1 Summer Collegiate Team In The Nation By Collegiate Summer Baseball Rankings
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish have been crowned as the #1 Summer Collegiate Team in the nation in 2015. For the first 7 weeks of the Collegiate Summer Baseball Rankings beginning in June, the Kingfish had consistently ranked in the top 30, the highest being seed #6 in week 4.
Collegiate Summer Baseball Rankings (CSB) is the official online summer collegiate baseball ranking database as they look at summer leagues throughout the country including The Northwoods League, Cape Cod Baseball League, Alaska Baseball League, California Collegiate League, Coastal Plain League and more.
The Kingfish went 52-24 in 2015, winning both the first and second halves. The Kingfish swept the Northwoods League Summer Collegiate World Series, ending with a 8-1 victory over the St. Cloud Rox in Game 2 in St. Cloud.
General Manager, Jake McGhee, shares his excitement for the team’s award, “I'm excited that we have earned this honor because it couldn't have happened to a better group of players and coaches. While their on-field achievements are spectacular, these guys couldn't have been better to work with and did a great job representing the Team in the community."
For questions on the Collegiate Summer Baseball Rankings, please contact Kingfish General Manager, Jake McGhee at Jake@KingfishBaseball.com.
Merchandise for your Kenosha Kingfish is on sale now. For more information on 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please visit kingfishbaseball.com or call 262.653.0900. The Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday at Simmons Field, 7817 Sheridan Road in Kenosha.
The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.