Nagle Named NWL Player of the Night

Waterloo, Iowa – The Northwoods League has named Waterloo Bucks designated hitter Ryan Nagle the NWL Player of the Night for his efforts in Waterloo’s 12-0 win over the Duluth Huskies on Wednesday.  The junior from the University of Illinois went 3 for 5 with two runs scored, four RBI, and a home run.

This season for the Bucks, Nagle OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAis hitting .266 with 17 hits, seven RBI, and a .391 slugging percentage.  A native of Streator, Illinois, Nagle is hitting .333 in the month of July.

The Bucks begin a six-game homestand today, facing the Alexandria Blue Anchors in a 7:05 pm tilt.  Tonight’s game can be heard on 1650 The Fan – KCNZ and online at with play-by-play announcer Matt Gruemmer.  Tickets are currently available.  Fans are encouraged to call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633 or order online at

The Bucks play at Riverfront Stadium where team ownership has invested more than $70,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, and concessions equipment.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks 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 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 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 (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit