Wausau, WIS- The Wisconsin Woodchucks have announced the addition of two more players for the 2016 season. George Janca and Tristan Metta are both right-handed infielders at Texas A&M.
IF – George Janca, 6’2” (R/R) Freshman, Texas A & M University
Janca is from Georgetown, Texas and attended Georgetown High School. He earned the title of All-District 17 – 4A First Team as a junior and senior. As a junior he batted .370 with 6 home runs, 34 RBI and 33 stolen bases. He played summer baseball for the Austin Wings and was named to the All-Tournament team. He helped lead his team to the playoffs every year that he was on varsity, making it to the State Championships his senior year.
IF – Tristan Metten, 6’1” (R/R) Freshman, Texas A & M University
Metten is from Dallas, Texas and attended Prestonwood Christian Academy. He was a 3 year team captain. He earned the title of First Team All-District, Second Team All-State and Defensive player all in the year of 2014. His team made the playoffs every year he attended the academy making it as far as the state semi-finals his sophomore and senior year.
The WISCONSIN WOODCHUCKS 2016 home opener is Friday, June 3rd. Stay after the game for post-game fireworks. Group tickets and ticket packages are on sale now. Visit woodchucks.com or call 715.845.5055 for more information.
The WISCONSIN WOODCHUCKS are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwood’s League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwood’s League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 140 Northwood’s League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com.