Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Border Cats split their series with the Waterloo Buck losing their game Saturday night 5-2.

Cameron Churchill (Nova Southeastern) was handed his first loss of the season going five innings striking out three and allowing 10 hits. Shane Shepard (North Carolina) notched his fourth home run of the season putting Thunder Bay on the board while Andy Weber (Virginia) was the other Border Cat to earn a run.

The Border Cats start a new series against the Wisconsin Woodchucks Sunday night at 5:05pm at TbayTel Park.


The Thunder Bay Border Cats are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd 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 150 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 (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Border Cats as your favourite team.