A right-hander who transferred to Tech following one season of action at the University of Texas-Pan American ... Was a good surprise for the coaches after having an outstanding fall ... Has thrown a lot of innings at the Division I level and is battle tested ... Has shown command of three pitches, including a "plus" breaking ball, and can locate his fastball on both halves of the plate ... Works at a great pace and a great tempo ... Will challenge to be a weekend starter ... Pitched six scoreless innings in game one of the Hokie Fall World Series.
Texas Pan-Am: Spent his freshman season in Edinburg, Texas, where he earned all-independent team accolades after going 5-7 with a 3.74 ERA and 65 strikeouts in 110.2 innings ... Tossed four complete games, and was once named the independent pitcher of the week.
High School: Enjoyed an impressive career at Fossil Ridge High School, where he was a two-time team captain and Cy Young award winner ... As a senior, earned first-team all-district honors after going 8-3 with a 2.51 earned run average and 69 strikeouts in 53 innings, recording five complete games in the process ... Also batted .315 and tied for the team lead in RBIs ... Was the MVP of a team that went 23-10, the best record in school history ... Earned an all-district honorable mention following his junior season ... Was named to the National Honor Roll and was a Texas Scholar.
Personal: Josh Blake Wymer ... Born 7/14/87 in Fort Worth, TX ... Son of Tim and Erin Wymer ... Enrolled in history.