Chucks Roster Continues to Grow
Wausau, WIS –The Wisconsin Woodchucks are announcing the addition of two outstanding players for the 2016 season. Junior, Jeff Bohling (OF) at Gonzaga University and sophomore, Chad Fleischman (INF/RHP) at Ranger College will be joining the Woodchucks in the upcoming season.
OF – Jeff Bohling, 5'10", 185 lbs, (R/R) Junior, Gonzaga University
Bohling is originally from Bellevue, WA and attended Eastside Catholic High School. He played baseball for three years at the shortstop position for the Crusaders. Bohling earned All-League honors all three years; while having a batting average of .405 as a sophomore. In 2016, with the Zags he had a batting average of .354, 31 RBIs, and .408 OBP.
INF/RHP – Chad Fleischman, 6'3", 210 Ibs, (R/R) Sophomore, Ranger College
Fleischman is originally from St. Paul, MN and attended Cretin-Derham High School. During his senior year, he compiled a 5-2 record with a 1.81 ERA and 47 strikeouts playing under coach Paul Weinberg. In 2015 at Ranger College, he had 7 saves, a batting average of .414, 11 RBIs, and 16 runs. Fleischman has recently signed for next year with Lamar University Cardinals in Beaumont, TX.
The WISCONSIN WOODCHUCKS 2016 home opener is Friday, June 3rd. Stay after the game for post-game fireworks presented by Cellcom. Group tickets and ticket packages are on sale now. Single game tickets will go on sale Friday, April 22 at 9am. 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.