Bucks Sign Infielder for Upcoming Season
Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have announced that infielder Nick Senzel has signed to play with Waterloo for the 2014 season. Senzel, a freshman at the University of Tennessee, is the ninth player to be named to the Bucks’ roster for the team’s 20th season.
“I’m excited to play for the Waterloo Bucks in the Northwoods League this summer,” said Senzel. “It looks to be a team with great tradition and an excellent fan base. I can't wait to be a part of it all.”
The 6’1”, 205-pounder graduated from Farragut High School in Knoxville, Tennessee where he was ranked by Perfect Game as the number 11 prospect in the state and the number 17 second baseman in the nation. Senzel hit .386 with 42 RBI, 14 doubles, five home runs, and four triples as a senior.
“Nick really swings the bat well,” said Bucks general manager Dan Corbin. “He’s an athletic kid and he’s motivated. Nick will be a great addition to our team.”
Born June 25, 1995, Senzel is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee. Nick is the son of Jeff and Janice Senzel.
The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus Rochester on May 28. Season tickets and group outings are currently on sale. For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
The Waterloo Bucks 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 MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), 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.waterloobucks.com.
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