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Published On: April 23rd, 2014
Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have announced that renovated Riverfront Stadium will play host to the 2014 Midwest Collegiate Conference Baseball Tournament May 3 through May 6.  Five teams from the MCC will play in the event which will feature eight to nine games.
The opening game of the tournament is set to begin at 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 3, followed by two more games that day.  Three games are scheduled to be played on Sunday, May 4, starting at noon, while two games are set to be played on Monday, May 5 beginning at noon.  The tournament championship will be played at 3:30 pm on Monday, or at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 6, if a double-elimination game is required.
“The Bucks are thrilled to have the MCC Tournament return to Waterloo for their second year in a row and sixth time in the last eight years,” said Bucks General Manager Dan Corbin.  “This year’s weather hasn’t exactly been baseball weather, so it’s great to finally have the opportunity to have competitive baseball being played at Riverfront Stadium again.”
Ticket pricing is as follows:
  • All-Day Passes
    • $6 for adults
    • $5 for students
    • Ages 5 and under are free
Fans can go to the MCC website at to visit the MCC baseball standings.  Fans may download the tournament bracket at MCC Tournament Bracket – 2014.
The Midwest Collegiate Conference links seven private universities and colleges in an athletic affiliation featuring 17 varsity level sports for men and women.  MCC sports compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and routinely send qualifying teams and individuals to NAIA national tournaments.  MCC schools are located in a few of the best locations in America's Heartland; cities ranging from the metropolitan Des Moines and Quad Cities to the quaint Oskaloosa.  All schools in the conference are four-year institutions with enrollments ranging from 600 to 3,200.
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
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21stseason 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) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit