2018 Schedule Announced
Wausau, Wis. — The Northwoods League schedule for the 2018 season was released today. The Wisconsin Woodchucks will open their 25th season at Athletic Park against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders on Tuesday, May 29 followed with two more home games on May 30 and 31.
The Woodchucks have a 72 game schedule with 36 home games, spread out evenly throughout the summer. The longest stretch of games at Athletic Park occur at the end of June from Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, June 24 and in mid-July from Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20. A fun and exciting promotional schedule for fans of all ages is being planned and will be released in the spring.
The League, which plays two halves to determine playoff participants, will end the first half of play on July 3 with the second half beginning the following day. Beginning on August 13 the first and second half divisional champions will have home field advantage on the first day of the one-game elimination divisional playoffs. Their opponents will be determined by the two divisional teams remaining with the best overall records. The winners of those games will play against each other the following day in another one-game elimination division championship. With no off-day in between, the North and South Division Champions will then meet in a best-of-three series for the Summer Collegiate World Series from August 15-17. Find the full schedule here: 2018 Printable Schedule
The Wisconsin Woodchucks are excited to offer many great ticket options for our fans for the upcoming 2018 season. The Kwik Trip 5-Game Packs will be available again this year, with some small adjustments, as well as Flex Plans and options for groups. Season Tickets and ½ Season Tickets are now on sale. Order yours today by calling the Woodchucks Ticket Sales team at 715.845.5055 or stopping by the Woodchucks Front Office at 2401 N. 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403. 5-Game Packs and Group tickets will be going on sale in the coming weeks. Single game tickets will go on sale in April of 2018.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th season, the summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 185 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.