Category Archives: Transfers

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NCAA declares Miami catcher Peter O’Brien Eligible for 2012 Season

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Senior catcher Peter O’Brien has been approved by the NCAA to compete for the Hurricanes during the upcoming 2012 baseball season.

“Needless to say, Peter is very excited, the players are excited, and the coaching staff is excited to have a guy of his quality,” Head Coach Jim Morris said. Continue reading

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Tyler Shreve leaves Utah Football program to purse Baseball Career

Utah quarterback and RHP Tyler Shreve has left the Utah football program to transfer to Riverside (CA) Community College where he will play both football and baseball. Shreve was a highly regarded baseball recruit out of high school but only pitched 0.2 innings as a freshman in 2011. He was drafted in the tenth round by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2010. It should be interesting to see if Shreve ends up transferring to a Division 1 baseball program after the 2012 season.  Continue reading

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Jake Watson leaves South Carolina Program

South Carolina backup sophomore infielder Jake Watson has decided to transfer to Louisburg Junior College to continue his baseball career. He  joins infielder Mikal Hill (Miami-Dade JC) and outfielder Reid Moman to leave the program at the end of the semester. Watson appeared in 10 games during 2011 going 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. He walked once, struck out once, stole a base, and without making an error in the field. Continue reading

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URI’s Peterson Silencing A-10 Batters After Two Years Away

When a student-athlete makes the difficult decision to transfer to another program, they must mentally prepare for having to sit out a season. University of Rhode Island starting pitcher Stephen Peterson prepared to sit out a year after leaving Marist, but then found himself out longer than he ever expected. Continue reading

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Dillon Hazlett transfers to Emporia State

UPDATED AT JAN. 25th at 12:00PM
UNC infielder Dillon Hazlett has transferred to Emporia (KS) State as he is now listed on the roster of the Hornets for the upcoming season. Hazlett started the 2010 season as the starting first baseman but ended up losing his starting job around the midseason. In sixty games last season, he had a .324 batting average (third best on the team) while hitting four homers and driving in 54 runs. (second highest total on team). Continue reading

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Eric Jaffe ruled Eligible at UCLA

We reported back in November that Cal freshman Eric Jaffe was looking into transferring to UCLA if he could get a waiver to be eligible for the 2011 season. According to Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt, he has been able to secure that waiver and will join the Bruins this spring. Jaffe decided to look into transferring to the Bruins at semester break after Cal announced it was dropping baseball at the end of the 2011 season.

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