Buck-ing the trend - Duhawks pitcher joins Northwoods League
Tue, Aug. 10, 2010 - [Baseball]
Loras College sophomore and Dubuque native Ben Cottrell made his first appearance for the Waterloo Bucks on August 6.
Cottrell, a freshman for the Duhawks baseball team in 2010 and graduate of Hempstead High School in Dubuque took the mound for the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League recently. After spending his summer with Key West in the local semi-pro league, going 9-2 and earning an All-Star bid, Cottrell will spend the remainder of the season with the Bucks.
 
For the Duhawks in 2010, he threw 24 and one third innings, striking out 23 and posting a 4.81 ERA. He started two games and made relief appearances in 10 more.
 
Read the Telegraph Herald story about Ben learning of his opportunity to pitch for the Bucks and former Loras College assistant coach Jason Nell HERE.