Woodchucks Continue To Add To Their 2014 Roster
Woodchucks Sign Three From Florida Atlantic University
Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks are excited to announce the addition of three players from Florida Atlantic University; infielder, CJ Chatham, catcher, Kevin Abraham, and right handed pitcher, Kyle Miller.
Chatham is a 6-foot, 4-inch, 170 lb. infielder from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. As a freshman at Florida Atlantic University, Chatham has started every game for the Owls and is currently hitting .277 with three home runs and 19 RBIs. Chatham attended American Heritage High School where he was named First Team All-County during his senior season after batting an impressive .416 with eight home runs, 32 RBIs and seven stolen bases.
At 6-feet, 2-inches, Abraham is 205 lb catcher from Miramar, Florida. He attended Mater Academy where he was named All-Dade County. As a freshman at FAU, Abraham is batting .219 with five RBIs. Kevin is currently playing behind senior catcher and Woodchucks alumni, Levi Meyer.
A right handed pitcher from Fort Meyers, Florida, Miller stands at 6-feet, 2-inches, 170 lbs. Last season, as a freshman, Miller began the season strong with six starts and a total of 15 appearances. He helped the team secure a big win against Florida Gulf Coast University by pitching three shutout innings with four strikeouts. Miller finished the season with a total of 32 strikeouts and three wins. He attended Estero High School, where he was named to the Florida State All-Star Game.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks Home Opener, presented by The Samuels Group, is Friday, May 30th in the newly renovated Athletic Park. Single game tickets will go on sale Tuesday, April 22nd for the 2014 season.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwood’s League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, 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 115 Northwood’s League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwood’s League YouTube channel. For more information, visit woodchcuks.com.