WAUSAU — The Wisconsin Woodchucks have added two pitchers from Florida A&M University, the team announced today. Morgan Mendez and Jeremiah McCollum will bring their skills to Wausau this summer.
Mendez is a redshirt junior originally from Wellington, Florida. The right-handed pitcher had 16 strikeouts and one save through 11 innings pitched this 2020 season, according to the Woodchucks. In 2019, he had a 4-1 record on the mound with 52 strikeouts and two saves. During the summer of 2019, he played summer ball with the Ft. Lauderdale Knights.
McCollum is a junior originally from Houston, Texas. He is a right-handed pitcher who pitched 6.1 innings with 11 strikeouts and a 1.42 ERA this 2020 season, the Woodchucks said. In 2019, he posted a 5-2 record with a 3.58 ERA with 33 strikeouts and 11 saves. McCollum also played for the New Market Rebels of the Valley Baseball League last summer.
The Woodchucks’ 2020 home opener is May 30.