Sunday, March 4, 2007


Waterloo is undertaking a five year stadium renovation project. The first phase includes a new entrance and a new restroom building. The team will again have a local connection with players from Northern Iowa.

LHP Dan Jennings has made 5 appearances out of the Nebraska bullpen this spring. He is one of four returning Bucks announced so far.

RHP Scott Shaw is 1-1 with 5 strikeouts in two starts this spring for Illinois. Last summer for Waterloo he was 4-3, 2.40 with 45 strikeouts in 71.1 innings.

RHP Chris Pack has made two appearances for Villanova as a freshman this spring.

RHP Brandon Hennessey has 5 strikeouts in 7.1 innings this spring for San Jose State.

RHP Joshua Schneider is 2-1, 1.95 this spring for Hawaii. Earned all-state honors in high school in three sports.

RHP Brenden Stines has struck out 15 and only walked 5 in three starts this year for Ball State.

C Scott Dunwoody leads Dayton with a .400 OBP and 2 steals.

C Brent Milleville was selected in the 39th round in 05 draft by Angels. Two-time high school player of the year in Kansas. Brent has also played 1B this spring for Stanford.

OF Jeff Whitlow was selected in 50th round of 05 draft by Detroit. Jeff had 10 steals last summer for Waterloo, and is hitting .308 with one steal this spring for Stanford.

OF Deric Manrique had 11 steals for the Bucks last summer. Deric has not committed an error in centerfield this spring at Northern Iowa.

IF Travis Hendrix was selected as a California Community College all-American as a sophomore before transferring this season to Northern Iowa.

IF Tim McCann has one homerun this spring for Seton Hall. Tim was a BIG EAST Academic All-Star in 06.

OF Mark Pappas was third on Seton Hall last year with a .294 average and is hitting .333 this spring