ROCHESTER, MN – The Northwoods League office announced the 2022 All-Northwoods League team earlier today in a press release from the head office in Rochester, Minn. and Loggers second baseman Aidan Sweatt (North Florida) was named to the post-season team.
Sweatt, who’s in his second season with the Lumbermen, leads the club in games played (51), at-bats (193) and hits (56). He ranks second in batting average (.290) and runs scored (34) and also ranks third in stolen bases (11).
Mankato’s Sean Ross (Indiana State) was named the league’s Most Valuable Player and Willmar’s Jack Habeck (St. Cloud State) was named the 2022 Pitcher of the Year.
Wisconsin Rapids Field Manager Kirk Schrider, who’s club has won a league-record 56 games, was named the Field Manager of the Year.
The entire All-NWL team can be found HERE.
The La Crosse Loggers 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. Now in its’ 29th 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, 300 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 (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at watchnwl.com and on ESPN+. For more information, visit www.lacrosseloggers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Loggers as your favorite team.