Two gamers at Indiana State College’s Woodchucks

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Wausau – The Woodchucks announce the addition of two players from Indiana State University to further round off their list for the upcoming 2021 season.

IF – Jordan Schaffer | 5’11 | R / R | Jr. | Indiana State University
Jordan got off to a great start this spring, beating 19 hits, eight RBI and two doubles .260. Schaffer has a career average of .280 for Indiana State, including a that led .339 during the shortened 2020 season, where he also started all 14 games at Shortstop. In 2019 he was perfectly in the field with an assist and a putout in two chances. He also finished that year with a batting average of 0.333 after scoring five hits in 15 on bats.

RHP – Cole Gilley | 6’1 | R / R | Fr. | Indiana State University
Originally from Columbus, IN, Gilley wrote baseball at Columbus East High School. During his senior year at Columbus East, Gilley went 7-1 with 2.13 ERA, which helped the team make their first appearance in a state championship game. He also hit .336 and was second on the team with 26 RBIs.

The 2021 Wisconsin Woodchucks home opener is Tuesday, June 1st. The Wisconsin Woodchucks have many great ticket options for the upcoming 2021 season. Group tickets and ticket packages are available now. Order your tickets today by calling the Woodchucks Ticket Sales Team at 715.845.5055 or dropping by the Woodchucks Front Office at 2401 N. 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403. Single playing cards will go on sale on Friday April 23rd.

The Wisconsin Woodchucks are members of the premier development league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League has a proven record of leading the development of elite college baseball players. After the end of the 26th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams. In a friendly ballpark it attracts significantly more fans than any other league of its kind. Over 230 players in the Northwoods League, a valuable training ground for coaches, referees and front office staff, have advanced to major league baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winners and two-time World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS) Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) as well as World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league matches can be viewed live on the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App from the Apple App Store or Google Play and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.

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