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Published On: February 8th, 2022

ROCHESTER, MINN – The Rochester Honkers, five-time champions of the Northwoods
League, are thrilled to announce their first roster signings in anticipation of their 29th season
this summer.

A pair of power bats are set to launch baseballs in Rochester once again. Outfielder Jack
Colette and catcher Carson Stevens will rock the black and teal for the second consecutive

Colette, a senior out of San Jose State, was a mainstay in the Honkers lineup last year. The
Torrance, Calif native led the Honkers in homeruns and runs scored, while finishing second in
hits and runs batted in. The left-handed hitting outfielder enjoyed a strong 2021 campaign at
San Jose State, leading the Spartans in starts and finishing second in homeruns while posting
a .755 OPS.

“Jack Colette is going to be an absolute gamer for us this summer,” Honkers manager Andrew
Urbistondo said. “He brings intensity and grit to the field every time he takes it.”
Stevens, a native of Elk Grove, Calif joined the Honkers after an eight game stint with the St.
Cloud Rox last year. In 25 games with Rochester he posted a .299/.453/.478/.931 slash line
and was top five on the team in AVG, HR, OBP, SLG, and OPS. The right-handed hitting
catcher enters his first season with the Cal Poly Mustangs in 2022, he hit .280 in 12 games at
San Joaquin Delta Community College in 2020.

“I am very excited for Carson Stevens to come in and lead our guys on the field again this
summer,” said Urbistondo. “He has great knowledge of the game accompanied by above
average tools behind the dish and at the plate. There’s no doubt we will see him in pro ball

The Rochester Honkers begin their 29th season of play on May 30th when they host the Willmar Stingers at Mayo Field. Keep up with the team on social media by following them on Twitter (@RochHonkers) and Instagram (@honkersbaseball) and like the Honkers on Facebook at Rochester Honkers Baseball Club. Interact on social by using the hashtag #FunForTheWholeFlock!