(Rochester, Minn.)—The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today the signing of 6-foot-3, 195-pound outfielder and first baseman Cole Krzmarzick (Kra-mar-Chick) from the University of Nevada for the 2015 season.
Krzmarzick, a native of Las Vegas, Nev. enters his freshman season as a member of the Wolfpack.In 2014 he graduated from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nev. and committed to play baseball for Nevada the summer before his senior season. Krzmarzick also was recruited by BYU, San Francisco, UC Santa Barbara and Utah.
In his senior season at Bishop Gorman, he batted a team-best .590 with 46 hits, 58 runs scored, and 41 RBIs in 78 at bats. His 58 runs scored led the state of Nevada. Krzmarzick was selected as an All-Sunset Region player, a member of the ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America Team, and was among the top two in most offensive categories his final high school season.
The Rochester Honkers 22nd season begins on May 26th when the Mankato MoonDogs bark into Mayo Field for a 7:05pm first pitch. 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 2015 season and ask all interested parties to call the business office for more information.
The are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 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), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com