NC State senior catcher Danny Canela has transferred to Lee University according to multiple sources close to the situation. Canela was expected to backstop the Wolfpack this season after leading the team in hitting with a .348 batting average with six homers and 48 RBI.
Georgia freshman pitcher Kyle Carter has decided to transfer to a junior college according to an article from WTVM.com. Carter was suspended by Georgia head coach David Perno for the first 18 games of the 2013 season after being arrested in November for charges of public intoxication and underage possession of alcohol. Continue reading
Nebraska starting pitcher Jon Keller will be transferring to Tampa this fall. Continue reading
“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
CBD sources state that Clemson sophomore RHP Jon Surber out of Lisle, Illinois has left the baseball program and will transfer to John A. Logan College, a JuCo school in Carterville, Illinois. Surber made five appearances as a freshman as he didn’t give up an earned run in 4.2 innings of work. Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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.