Michael Mommersteeg

#40 Michael Mommersteeg

Pos. LHP
Ht. 5-11
Wt. 165
Yr. Jr.
Hometown St. Thomas, Ont., Canada
High School (Prev. School) St. Joseph's

2018: Worked 32 1/3 innings while making five starts and seven relief appearances for the 2018 Crusaders… Best performance of the year came on May 13 at Illinois State, when he did not allow a run and permitted only one hit in three innings out of the bullpen.

2017: Worked in 11 games and started seven times during his rookie campaign... Finished with a 3.29 ERA and 1-2 record while walking 21 and striking out 18 in 27 1/3 innings... Pitched a scoreless inning in his collegiate debut on March 3 at Jacksonville, picking up his first career strikeout... Made his first career start on March 7 vs. Penn and did not allow a run over six innings while striking out four, but received no decision... Ran his scoreless innings streak to 10 1/3 after shutout relief performances on March 11 at USF and March 19 at Wright State... Allowed just an unearned tally in a four-inning start on March 21 at Chicago State. Had worked 14 1/3 collegiate innings and still held a 0.00 ERA at that point... Notched his first career victory on April 18 vs. Chicago State.

Prep: Four-year letter winner at St. Joseph’s… Won 19 high school letters, four in baseball, four in volleyball, four in golf and three in badminton… Academic honors all four years of high school… Was his school’s Athlete of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior… Played travel ball for the Great Lake Canadians.

Personal: Son of Laurie and Richard Mommersteeg…Has one sister, Maureen (26)... First Canadian baseball player in Valpo history… Interests include hockey, basketball and traveling… Favorite food is Canadian Bacon… Favorite movie is Dazed & Confused… Favorite professional baseball team is the Toronto Blue Jays… Favorite MLB player is Marcus Stroman… Favorite musical group is Marlin Garrix… Born on March 3, 1998… Majoring in criminology/sociology.