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Huisman Named 20th Season Fan Favorite Team Shortstop; This Week’s Vote: LHP Starter

The fans have spoken and have voted Jason Huisman as the Shortstop for Waterloo's 20th Season Fan Favorite Team.  Huisman won voting totals, tallied from Facebook, Twitter, and e-mails. Totals are listed below:  Huisman was the 1996 NWL MVP, hitting .342 with six home runs, 36 RBI, and slugging .493.  In addition, he was a 2010 Bucks Baseball Hall of Fame inductee.

Shortstop Votes:

  • Jason Huisman – 14%
  • Josh Arteaga – 12%
  • Chris Curry – 12%
  • Michael Giller – 12%
  • Kyle Haines – 12%
  • John Shelby – 12%

This week's vote:  Left-Handed Starting Pitcher

Choose from the following selections to pick your favorite Bucks Left-Handed Starting Pitcher over the past 20 years:

  • Lance Beus (2002-‘03/Cochise CC) – 7-4, 3.35, 73 K, 2 CG
  • Andy Dickinson (1999-’01/Illinois) – 10-10, 3.20, 166 K, 5 CG
  • Jason Faust (1996/New Orleans) – 1996 NWL Postseason All-Star; 7-2, 2.19, 50 K, 11 GS
  • Josh Habel (2000-‘01/N. Iowa) – 12-9, 3.05, 97 K, 4 CG
  • Dan Jennings (2006-‘07/Nebraska) – MLB Debut with Miami Marlins on 4/30/12; 2007 NWL Postseason All-Star; 6-7, 2.59, 99 K, 15 GS
  • Zach Minor (2002-’03/N. Illinois) – 1-6, 4.35, 102 K, 12 GS
  • John Sterling (2002/George Mason) – 4-3, 4.23, 59 K, 11 GS
  • Mike Wisecarver (2011/Nicholls St.) – 2011 NWL Postseason All-Star; 6-0, 1.91, 44 K, 9 GS

Let your voice be heard and vote on the Bucks’ Facebook or Twitter page, or e-mail the Bucks at fanfavorite@waterloobucks.com.  Voting ends 11:59 pm CT on Tuesday, May 13.

Each Wednesday, between now and Waterloo’s Home Opener on May 28, the Bucks are allowing fans to vote for their favorite players or managers in the efforts to create the “Bucks 20th Season Fan Favorite Team.”  Using their Facebook, Twitter, and website platforms, the Bucks will announce a list of nominees at a certain position.  Fans will have until 11:59 pm CT each Tuesday to vote for their choice.  After voting is complete, the Bucks will announce the fan favorite at that position.

The 20-person Fan Favorite team will consist of the following:

  • Field Manager:  Travis Kiewiet (2012-current)
  • Catcher:  Austin Barrett (2012/Mercer)
  • First Baseman:  David Kerian (2013/Illinois)
  • Second Baseman: Dan DeMent (1998-’99/UAB)
  • Third Baseman: Chad Frk (2000-‘03/Illinois)
  • Shortstop:  Jason Huisman (1996/Mississippi)
  • Outfielder: Shayne Carnes (1995-97/UAB)
  • Outfielder: Matt Cepicky (1997/Southwest Missouri St.)
  • Outfielder: Adam Boeve (2002-‘03/N. Iowa)
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher: Nic Ungs (2000-‘01/N.Iowa)
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher: Jared Wagoner (2009-’10/Butler)
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher:  Jim Magrane (1997-’99/Iowa)
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher: Aaron Jenkins (2004 & ‘06/N.Iowa)
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher:  Tim Lavery (1998-‘99/Illinois)
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Closer: Steve Hecker (1999-2000/Illinois St.)
  • Closer:  Chad Epperson (2004 & ’06/Iowa Western CC & N. Iowa)
  • Extra Infielder
  • Extra Outfielder
  • Extra Player