June 5, 2007 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Rockford RiverHawks announced today that they have signed rookie pitcher Gerad Bryan to a contract.
Bryan, 23, is a native of Wilmington. This spring, he was 6-1 with a 1.32 earned-run average in nine games for NCAA Division II Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. The right-hander struck out 30 and walked 15 in 41 innings.
The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 12-team independent professional baseball league in its 15th season. Advertising and ticket information is available by calling the box office at (815) 885-2255. Most games are broadcast live on WNTA (1330 AM) and the internet. Fans can also visit the RiverHawks online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.