Three Bucks Named to NWL Postseason All-Star Team
Waterloo, IA – The Northwoods League announced the 2021 Postseason All-Star Team today which included three Waterloo Bucks players. Max Jung-Goldberg, Joshua Kasevich, and Garrett McGowan were among 31 players named to the Postseason All-Star Team for their efforts during Waterloo’s most recent run to the playoffs.
Max Jung-Goldberg, a redshirt sophomore from the University of San Diego, was named to the team as an outfielder. Jung-Goldberg is currently hitting .344, which is tied for seventh best in the NWL. Originally from Palo Alto, California, Jung-Goldberg has four home runs, 40 RBI, and 12 stolen bases on the season for the Bucks. Jung-Goldberg was also named a mid-season All-Star.
Shortstop Joshua Kasevich, a sophomore from the University of Oregon and originally from Eugene, Oregon, is third in the NWL in hitting with a .374 average. Kasevich has two home runs, 39 RBI, and five stolen bases on the year for Waterloo. The infielder participated in the Major League Dreams Showcase earlier this season.
Garrett McGowan, a junior from Pittsburg State University and originally from Blue Springs, Missouri, was named to the team as a designated hitter. McGowan sits fourth in the NWL in hitting with a .351 average and is tied for seventh in RBI with 43. The first baseman has hit four home runs with 10 stolen bases and was also named a mid-season All-Star.
Single-game tickets for both regular season and playoff games are currently on sale by calling the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633 or available online at www.waterloobucks.com. Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium 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 nearly $400,000 in stadium improvements since the end of the 2014 season including group outing areas, painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, kids zone inflatables, wiffle ball field, and concessions equipment. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com or utilizing the Northwoods League Mobile App.
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.