Northwoods League Announces 2020 Postseason All-Star Team
September 8, 2020 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) News Release
Rochester, Minn. - The Northwoods League announced the 2020 Postseason All-Star Team on Tuesday, September 9. In a season where 22 teams participated in 15 ballparks playing in almost 500 games across six different pods in front of over 214,000 fans the League members have selected a postseason All-Star team of 39 players.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders, who won the WI/IL pod, had five selections as did the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters who had a 35-11 record in the West Division of that same pod. The Waterloo Bucks who won the MN/IA pod with a 28-13 record had four selections.
Jayson Newman of the Willmar Stingers was selected as a postseason All-Star after leading the league in hitting with a .405 average. Newman, who played collegiately at Cal State, Northridge, also had five home runs, nine doubles and one triple.
Peyton Williams of the Waterloo Bucks was also selected as a postseason All-Star after leading the league in home runs with 13. Williams, who attends the University of Iowa, hit .304 for the season with 36 RBI and 26 runs scored over 33 games.
Nate Madej of the Wisconsin Woodchucks led the league in strikeouts with 52 in 41.0 innings pitched on his way to a postseason All-Star selection. Madej won three games and had a 3.95 ERA.
Spencer Arrighetti of the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters was one of four Rafters pitchers that was selected for the postseason All-Star Team. Arrighetti appeared in seven games and was 4-0 with a 0.00 ERA. He struck out 37 batters in 24.0 innings pitched while walking 10. Arrighetti attends the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
The 2020 Northwoods League Postseason All-Star team was selected by a vote of team on-field staff and media.
NAME POS TEAM YR COLLEGE
Chase Adkison C Bismarck Larks RS FR Boise State University
Chase Stanke C Willmar Stingers SO University of Minnesota
Ryan Hampe C Rockford Rivets SO University of Illinois
Tim Elko 1B Fond du Lac Dock Spiders JR University of Mississippi
Peyton Williams 1B Waterloo Bucks FR University of Iowa
Jalen Smith 2B Waterloo Bucks SO University of California, Davis
Sam Novitske 2B Fond du Lac Dock Spiders SO University of Oregon
Parker Noland 3B Fond du Lac Dock Spiders FR Vanderbilt University
Jordan Barth 3B St. Cloud Rox JR Augustana University
Robert Moore SS Rochester Honkers SO University of Arkansas
Spencer Schwellenbach SS Traverse City Pit Spitters SO University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Kobe Kato INF La Crosse Loggers RS SO University of Arizona
Mitch Bubban INF Kenosha Kingfish JR University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Wyatt Ulrich OF Bismarck Larks SR University of Richmond
John Rhodes OF Fond du Lac Dock Spiders FR University of Kentucky
Zach Gilles OF Mankato MoonDogs SR Central Michigan University
Andy Garriola OF Wisconsin Rapids Rafters RS SO Old Dominion University
Oraj Anu OF Waterloo Bucks JR University of Kentucky
Nadir Lewis OF Green Bay Booyah SO Princeton University
Kyle Hess OF Wisconsin Woodchucks SO University of Pittsburgh
Callen Schwabe OF Bismarck Bull Moose JR North Dakota State University
Chritian Garcia OF Great Lakes Resorters FR South Eastern Louisiana University
Justice Bigbie DH K-Town Bobbers JR Western Carolina University
Jayson Newman DH Willmar Stingers RS SR California State University, Northridge
Xane Washington DH Waterloo Bucks RS SO Nicholls State University
Spencer Arrighetti RHP Wisconsin Rapids Rafters SO University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Glen Albanese RHP Wisconsin Rapids Rafters JR University of Louisville
Chris McElvain RHP Wisconsin Rapids Rafters FR Vanderbilt University
Travis Adams RHP Wisconsin Rapids Rafters SO California State University, Sacramento
Nate Madej LHP Wisconsin Woodchucks RS SO University of South Alabama
John Bezdicek LHP Willmar Stingers JR Southwest Minnesota State University
Chad Patrick RHP Traverse City Pit Spitters RS JR Purdue University Northwest
Larson Kindreich LHP Rochester Honkers SO Biola University
Shane Barringer LHP Mankato MoonDogs SR Bellarmine University
Adam Wheaton RHP Kalamazoo Growlers JR Trine University
Christian Grigsby LHP Battle Creek Bombers JR Lamar University
Drew Irvine RHP Fond du Lac Dock Spiders SO University of Iowa
John Wilson LHP Mandan Flickertails RS JR Old Dominion University
Dane Armbrustmacher LHP Kalamazoo Mac Daddies SO Western Michigan University
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