Three pitchers join Woodchucks from Pepperdine University
For the Wausau Times
WAUSAU – The Wisconsin Woodchucks have added a trio of pitchers from Pepperdine University to their 2021 roster.
Tyler Murrah is originally from Dallas, TX, where he played varsity baseball for Jesuit College Prep. He threw 112.2 innings with a 15-2 record, earning a 1.62 ERA during his high school career. As a senior he led the Texas 6A division, earned All- State Honors and was the 9-6A District Pitcher of the Year. As a redshirt freshman during the 2020 season, he appeared in one game for Pepperdine and gave up no base runners.
Shane Telfer is a sophomore originally from San Diego, CA. In the shortened 2020 season Shane appeared in six games with two saves. In high school he had a career ERA of 1.3 over 54 innings pitched and was named to the All-Western League first time as a senior.
Dylan MacCallum is starting his freshman season at Pepperdine and is originally from Portland, OR, where he attended Grant High School. As a sophomore Dylan finished 7-1 with a .7 ERA and was named 2nd Team All State.
“I am very excited to have these 3 Pepperdine arms for this summer,” says Woodchucks Head Coach Corey Thompson, “all three guys will play a huge role in our success on the field as well as in the clubhouse. They are coming from a highly respected program in Pepperdine that handles their business the right way. Tyler Murrah, Shane Telfer, and Dylan MaCallum are all guys who love this game and will compete every time they take the ball! I am really looking forward to having these guys up this summer.”
The Wisconsin Woodchucks’ 2021 home opener is June 1.