Meet The Huskies

Meet the Huskies: Max Guzman

For the last Meet the Huskies of the segment, we feature infielder/catcher Max Guzman.

DULUTH, Minn. – Max Guzman came to Duluth a month into the Northwoods League season, looking forward to getting this opportunity. “I got a call from Marcus telling me to come play summer ball. I thought it was a good opportunity, better than staying home, and could come out here, get some live at–bats and just getting ready for the…

Meet the Huskies: Joey Zwak

For this week's segment, we feature a new addition to the Huskies, who grew up and has played his entire baseball career in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn. – As a Duluth native and Duluth East grad, joining the huskies was a surreal moment for infielder Joey Zwak. “It’s always in the back of your mind, when you come here as a little kid, when you’re 5 or 6 years old, you watch a game with your parents, have a hot dog. It’s like, oh, maybe…

Meet the Huskies: Kyle Jacobsen

For this week's segment, we meet the Huskies' outfielder from Hillsborough Community College.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies’ play as of late has reminded a lot of people of last year’s team. One of those people is outfielder Kyle Jacobsen, who has re–joined the Huskies in the second half of the season after playing in 31 games last year. “There’s a little bit of de ja vu there. This team is really…

Meet the Huskies: Alex Tappen

For this week's segment, we introduce you to the Huskies' outfielder/third baseman from the University of Virginia.

DULUTH, Minn. – Outfielder Alex Tappen just wrapped up his sophomore season at the University of Virginia, a team that’s become a premiere program in Division I over the past two decades. “They’re a great baseball program and everything the coaches have done there is incredible and that was probably one of the main draws. And also the academic side…

Meet the Huskies: Xavier Bussey

For this week's segment, we feature the Huskies's outfielder from Pensacola State College.

DULUTH, Minn. -Xavier Bussey is a long way from home, coming to Duluth from Pensacola State College and is originally a North Carolina native. “The landscape is a lot different. There’s like a mountain over here in the backview so it’s a really beautiful place. I heard it’s a lot colder in the May time,” Bussey said. Bussey transferred from…

Meet the Huskies: Danny Zimmerman

For this week's segment, we feature a Duluth infielder who's using his experience cheering on his team in Omaha as motivation for this season.

DULUTH, Minn. – After not playing for the Michigan Wolverines last season, Danny Zimmerman is looking forward to more playing time and more at-bats with the huskies this summer. “For me, it was all about playing in all of these games, playing every day, and just getting a lot of at bats and a lot of defensive reps and getting…

Meet the Huskies: Tyler Lozano

Lozano is a rising sophomore catcher out of the University of Southern California.

DULUTH, Minn. – Tyler Lozano is a rising sophomore at the University of Southern California who is a catcher for the Duluth Huskies. He is excited to be in the Northwoods League to see how he plays against the country’s other elite players. “Definitely just playing with a good group of guys who are all DI definitely who I am…

Meet the Huskies: Nic Kent

For this week's segment, we feature the starting shortstop from the University of Virginia.

DULUTH, Minn. – University of Virginia shortstop Nic Kent just wrapped up a successful first year with the Cavaliers and is now following in the footsteps of the rest of his team. “Our coach sends pretty much all of the freshman position players after their first year,” Kent said. And Kent is picking up right where he left off in…

Meet The Huskies: Troy Newell

For the first Meet The Huskies of the summer, we feature one of the returning pitchers from last year's squad.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies are coming off of a huge season last summer, playing in game three of the Summer Collegiate World Series. Part of the reason for that success was pitcher Troy Newel, who’s back for another year with the Huskies. “Tyger asked me earlier last year if I wanted to come back and I said yeah, if…

Meet the Huskies: Andrew Stout

We caught up with pitcher Andrew Stout for this week's segment.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Meet the Huskies, we talked to Liberty University pitcher Andrew Stout. Stout, a Chicago native, loves pizza, even though no pizza here in Duluth can compare to his hometown favorite. His favorite MLB player is Clayton Kershaw and he is extremely excited about the opportunity to pitch in the Northwoods league. Categories: Meet The…

Meet The Huskies: Head Coach Tyger Pederson

For our first "Meet The Huskies" segment, we talk with head coach Tyger Pederson.

DULUTH, Minn. – He’s the California guy with an eye for talent. Tyger Pederson was introduced back in September as the Huskies’ new field manager and he wants to have a good first impression in the Northwoods League. “It’s been great, man. Just getting everybody out here and getting to work with all these guys. There’s a lot of excitement…

3rd Huskies Hot Stove Of 2018

Huskies front office invites community to talk baseball over beer and food.

DULUTH, Minn.- Summer may not be here just yet, but the Duluth Huskies sure know how to stay relevant in the off season. The organization hosted its third “Huskies Hot Stove” event of the year at Carmody Irish Pub to talk all things baseball all to get baseball fans excited for the upcoming season. “Fans get to ask me questions on…