Woodchucks Add Three More to Pitching Staff
Wausau, WI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks continue to build their 2019 roster with their newest additions, Brady Devereux from the University of Pittsburgh, Colson Geisler from Texas A&M University, and Beau Nicholas from Hillsborough Community College.
Brady Devereux, a 6’2”, 200 lb. freshman from the University of Pittsburgh joins the Woodchucks for the 2019 season as a pitcher. So far in his first season with the Panthers, he has a 3.48 ERA and 17 strikeouts through 10.1 innings of work. In high school, Devereux played at Malvern Preparatory School in Malvern, Pennsylvania and helped his team to three State Title Championships in 2015, 2016 and 2018. He finished 17th overall by Baseball America for his senior season.
Colson Geisler, a 6’0”, 175 lb. freshman from Columbus, Texas is in his first season with the Aggies. He was named an All-District 25-4A First Team designated hitter in 2017 and was selected as All-District 25-4A First Team as a pitcher in 2016 as a high schooler. Geisler has made two relief appearances for the Aggies so far in 2019. He will bolster the Woodchucks bullpen.
Beau Nichols, a 5’11”, 190 lb. sophomore is in his first season at Hillsborough Community College. In 2018, he played for the University of North Carolina-Asheville where he pitched 26.2 innings with 22 K’s. Originally from Lithia, Florida, Nichols will join the Woodchucks as a pitcher. He’s appeared in 10 games and pitched 19 innings with 19 strikeouts and a 1.89 ERA at Hillsborough Community College.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks 2019 home opener is Saturday, June 1st. Stay after the game for post-game fireworks presented by Wipfli CPAs and Consultants. The Wisconsin Woodchucks have many great ticket options for the upcoming 2019 season. Group tickets and tickets packages are now on sale. Order yours today by calling the Woodchucks Ticket Sales team at 715.845.5055 or stopping by the Woodchucks Front Office at 2401 N. 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403. Single game tickets will go on sale in April.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.