Update on Jan. 29th: Steve has transferred to Louisburg JC in North Carolina according to Aaron Fitt of Baseball America.
College Baseball Daily has learned that Rutgers infielder Steve Nyisztor has been declared academically ineligible and has left the university.
Rutgers athletic department spokesperson James Gill released the following statement about Steve Nyisztor’s status
“Steve Nyisztor has been declared academically ineligible and is no longer enrolled at Rutgers or a member of our baseball program.”
Nyisztor was rated by College Baseball Daily as the 55th best player in the country heading into the 2012 season. He missed the majority of the 2011 season with an undisclosed injury.
He had a solid freshman season .410 with four homers and 51 RBI while stealing eleven bases in 14 attempts. He played solid defense making only three errors and accumulating a .989 fielding percentage. He was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American while being named Second Team All-Big East.