Duluth Huskies Steal All-Star Player From Thunder Bay
The Duluth Huskies have signed Sophomore Billy Cook from the Pepperdine University. Cook has played two seasons for the Thunder Bay Border Cats.
Cook built up a .300 batting average, four home runs, and 39 RBIs in the 62 games he played. He also played in last year's All-Star Star Game and the 2018 Major League Dreams Showcase.
According to a press release from the Duluth Huskies, Cook was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and comes from a family of athletes as his father played basketball in the Air Force Academy, Mother, volleyball and basketball at the Air force Academy and Grandpa played baseball at Wyoming.
Cook's freshman year at Pepperdine, he had a batting average of .248 in 44 games which included 29 hits and 13 RBIs. Cook mostly played third and first base and made a .962 fielding percentage. He finished the year will a mountain of awards.
After signing 8 really good players the momentum is building for the Duluth Huskies. Cook built up a .300 batting average, four home runs, and 39 RBIs in the 62 games he played. He comes to the Huskies after a heartbreaking loss in the Northwoods Championship.
The Duluth Huskies open up their 2019 season at home on Sunday, June 2nd, against the Eau Claire Express at historic Wade Stadium in West Duluth.