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Honkers Go Whistling Dixie, Signing Conquy From Dixie State


(Rochester, Minn)The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher, John Conquy from Dixie State College in St. George, Utah.

Conquy is a 6-foot-3, 190-pound junior from Las Vegas, Nev.  He is currently 4-1 with a 2.83 ERA, and has collected 28 strikeouts in 35.0 innings of work.  He’s made eight appearances on the season, five of them starts, allowing only 11 earned runs and walking six.

Conquy came to Dixie State after two years at the College of Southern Nevada.  He went 5-3 with a 3.44 ERA as a sophomore, striking out 54 in 55.0 innings pitched.  As a freshman he posted a 2-4 record, collecting 49 strikeouts in 48.2 innings.

The Rochester Honkers 21st season begins on May 27th when the Waterloo Bucks prance into Mayo Field for a 7:05pm first pitch.  The Honkers will play 72 games in 2014 (36 home, 36 away).  Season Tickets, Bonus Books, Suites and Patios are now available. Call the Rochester Honkers office at 507-289-1170 for more information.  The Honkers are also looking for host families for the 2014 season and ask all interested parties to call the business office for more information.

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The Rochester Honkers 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 (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com.