Hendrixson Named Post-Season All-Star
Waterloo, Iowa – The Northwoods League has announced their 2016 Post-Season All-Star Team and the Waterloo Bucks were represented by right-handed pitcher Derek Hendrixson. The Wright State University product finished the season with a 5-1 record and a 1.36 ERA. Tied for fourth in the NWL in strikeouts with 70, Hendrixson made his only start of the season on Sunday, throwing six innings, giving up two runs on four hits while striking out eight. A native of Centerville, Ohio, Hendrixson has appeared in 28 games this season for Waterloo which is tied for fourth in the league and is tied for the fifth most in a single season in team history. In 53 innings, Hendrixson is holding opponents to a .158 average.
Bucks 2017 Season Tickets are now on sale. Fans are encouraged to call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633 to order. Keep in touch with the Bucks during the off-season by utilizing the team’s website at www.waterloobucks.com.
The Bucks play at Riverfront Stadium where the team welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association. Team ownership has invested more than $170,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, and concessions equipment. Season tickets, individual game tickets, and group outings are currently on sale by calling the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch during the season with the Bucks by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com or utilizing the Waterloo Bucks app.
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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 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, visit http://www.waterloobucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Bucks as your favorite team.