On Wendler: A versatile pitcher who has been used in multiple roles ... Has had success as a midweek starter and situational relief pitcher ... Power pitcher with a plus fastball ... Will be counted on to lend his experience in a variety of roles this season.
Career: Has had success as both a starter and relief pitcher ... Appeared in 37 games with 13 career starts ... 6-5 record and 6.21 ERA ... Allowed 108 and 71 runs (60 earned) in 87.0 innings pitched ... Walked 50 and struck out 66 while allowing a .302 opponent batting average.
2007: Pitched in 14 games with six starts, going 2-2 with an 8.33 ERA ... Logged 31.1 innings pitched with 46 hits and 29 earned runs allowed ... Issued 23 walks and struck out 25 ... Went 2-2 with a 6.38 ERA in his six starts ... Allowed two earned runs in five innings of conference start against USF ... Went five innings and allowed two earned runs against New Jersey Tech to pick up his first win of the season ... Also pitched four perfect innings with six strikeouts of 10-1 win over St. Peter's.
2006: Used early in the season as a mid-week starter to get innings under his belt and flourished in that role ... Highlight of the season was a 25-inning scoreless streak that stretched over three starts and a relief appearance ... Lowered his season ERA by more than four runs during the scoreless streak ... Diamond Five Pitcher of the Week on April 24 after throwing seven scoreless innings in a win over La Salle ... Earned innings out of the bullpen in Big East games with his success ... Made 16 appearances overall and started seven ... Went 4-2 with a 3.81 ERA for the season ... Pitched in three combined team shutouts, all coming in starts he made during the 25-inning scoreless streak ... In 49.2 innings pitched, struck out 33 with only 16 walks ... Allowed 55 hits and 21 earned runs.
2005: Made seven relief appearances and pitched a total of six innings ... Struck out eight batters while surrendering seven hits, 10 earned runs and 11 walks ... Pitched a scoreless inning against Norfolk State on February 26 in an 11-0 victory.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School: Earned four varsity letters in baseball and one each in football and basketball; All-League and All-Area player who was his team's MVP.
Personal: Communications major; Older of two children of Carl and Renee Wendler; Has a younger sister Maddie (18); Born 1/23/85 in Conshohocken, Pa.