|Jake Werdesheim 21
GENERAL:Solid pitcher with outstanding changeup and curveball...Comes from a rich pedigree of baseball in the Miami area...Held back by injuries as an underclassmen.
AS A JUNIOR:Made just three appearances due to injury, all at home...Tossed three innings against Fairleigh Dickinson (4/18), allowing just one earned run while striking out four.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Made seven appearances, including five starts...Went 1-2 with a 7.16 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 27 2/3 innings pitched...Threw seven strong innings at Dayton (3/20), allowing two earned runs on just six hits...Earned his first collegiate win over Brown (4/6), hurling five solid innings.
AS A FRESHMAN:Made three appearances out of the bullpen...Had an 0-1 record with an 8.38 ERA and seven strikeouts in 9 2/3 innings pitched...Struck out a season-high five in 4 1/3 innings at Central Florida (2/27).
BEFORE SIENA:Strictly a pitcher at Killian High School...Played several years with the South Florida Bandits summer and fall programs.
ROSSI ON WERDESHEIM: "Jake is a senior pitcher from South Florida who was injured most of last year for the third year in a row. He is currently ready to go. We hope he will stay injury-free and be an asset to the team out of the bullpen this spring."
GETTING TO KNOW JAKE WERDESHEIM:
Twitter Handle: @JakeWerd
Where do you see yourself in another five years? Securing the streets of New York City as a police officer.
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Volleyball
My best Siena baseball moment has been: Going to the MAAC Championship.
What is that one thing you can't do without? Gum
My biggest fear is: Failure
Professional Athlete: Mike Mussina
Animal: Honey badger
Artist: Jack Johnson
Movie: Lord of the Rings
Iphone App: IMDB
Werdesheim Career Bests
Debut: Stetson (2-23-10)
First Win: Brown (4-6-11)
Strikeouts: 5 - Central Florida (2-27-10)