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Height: 5' 10" Weight: 200 lbs
College Experience: University of Illinois Springfield
Resides: Mason, Wisconsin
2021 is John Sechen's first year with the ThunderBolts and second as a professional. He originally signed with the Bolts on April 25, 2020 after appearing in two games and getting two at bats for the Utica Unicorns of the USPBL in 2019. After not playing a game in his first stint with the team, he rejoined the Bolts on July 2, 2021. He had previously signed a contract with the Colorado Rockies in 2020 but did not appear in a game.
John played for four years at the University of Illinois-Springfield, where he was named Second Team All-GLVC three times. He finished his collegiate career with a .338 batting average, 17 homers, 108 RBIs and a .524 slugging percentage. He graduated as UIS's all-time leader in runs (156), walks (115), stolen bases (40) and on-base percentage (.485). Sechen attended Ashland High School in Ashland, Wisconsin.