Each week, the UTA Athletic Department spotlights a Texas Trust Scholar-Athlete of the Week to showcase the excellence in academic achievement of its student-athletes.
This week's honoree is redshirt freshman Cody Wernli, a right-handed pitcher on the UTA baseball team who sports a 3.917 cumulative GPA. Wernli, a native of Allen, Texas, redshirted the 2017 season while recovering from injury and returned over the summer to pitch for the Liberal BeeJays in the Kansas Jayhawk League. Over the summer, Wernli went 2-1 with a 2.62 ERA in five starts, fanning 23 in 24 innings.
About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union was created in 1936 by a small group of Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation employees. Today, more than 84,500 members are served through checking and savings accounts; loans (personal, mortgage, auto, and small business); credit cards; insurance products; and investment services. Texas Trust Credit Union supports UTA through its "Spirit Debit Rewards" program. With every purchase made with a Spirit Debit Card, funds are donated to the general athletic scholarship fund. To date, Texas Trust has donated over $50,000. Residents of Dallas, Ellis, Henderson, Johnson, and Tarrant counties are served through 16 locations in Mansfield, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Cedar Hill, Midlothian, DeSoto, Hurst, and Athens. Texas Trust is the 18th largest credit union in Texas. For more information, visit TexasTrustCU.org or follow us on facebook.com/texastrustcu or Twitter at @texastrustcu.
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