By Bob Elliott

Canadian Baseball Network

OF Austen Swift (Etobicoke, Ont.) has transferred to the University of California-Berkeley.

Swift hit .353 with nine doubles, two triples, 10 homers and 27 RBIs scoring 38 times in 52 games for the Blinn Buccaneers. He was 12-for-13 stealing bases.


 Dec. 1, 2016

Canadians who have committed or signed Letters of Intent for the 2016-17 season to NCAA, NAIA, JUCOs and community colleges, who play most of their schedule south of the border.


Division I

LHP Jack Berczi, Oakville, Ont., Hofstra University (NY)

OF Philippe Berthiaume, Lac St-Charles, Que., University of Texas-Arlington (TX)

RHP Matt Brash, Kingston, Ont., Niagara University (NY)

LHP Ben Braun, Mississauga, Ont., St. Bonaventure University (NY)  

RHP Josh Burgmann, Nanaimo, BC, University of Washington (WA)


OF Mitchell Clark, Lasalle, Ont., Canisius College (NY)

C Kole Cottam, Knoxville, Tenn. University of Kentucky (KY)

OF Tristan Clarke, Brampton, Ont., University of New Orleans (LA)  

INF Ethan Cummins, Mississauga, Ont., St. Louis University (MO)

INF Elliott Curtis, Waterloo, Ont., Middle Tennessee State University (TN)


RHP Mathieu Deneault-Gauthier, Candiac, Que., North Carolina State University (NC)

OF Isaac Deveaux, Montreal, Que., Universitu of Utah (UT)

RHP Jean-Francois Dionne, Trois-Rivers Que., Northern Kentucky University (KY)

LHP Steven Dressler, Burlington, Ont., University of Texas San Antonio (TX)

RHP R.J. Freure, Burlington, Ont., Pitt University (PA)


OF Nick Howie, Oakville, Ont., Eastern Kentucky University (KY)

INF-RHP Peter Hutzal, Calgary, Alta., Washington State University (WA)

RHP Brendan Kawaja, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Loyola Marymount University (CA)

OF Justin King, Okotoks, Alta., Northern Kentucky University (KY)

OF Gibson Krzeminski, Tecumseh, Ont., West Virginia University (WV)


INF Philippe Langlois, Victoriaville, Que., Niagara University (NY)

RHP-INF Carter Loewen, Victoria, BC, University of Hawaii (HI)

SS-RHP Matt Lloyd, Calgary, Alta., University of Indiana (IN)

SS Grant Okawa, Toronto, Ont., Oakland University (MI)

INF Shane Paradis, La Salle, Ont., Northern Kentucky University (KY)


RHP Carson Perkins, Bienfait, Sask., Canisius College (NY)

RHP Jordan Scheftz, North York, Ont., University of Central Florida (FL)

1B Ari Sechopoulos, Windsor Ont., College of Charleston (SC)

OF Austen Swift, Etobicoke Ont., University of California at Berkeley (CA)

C Joe Tevlin, Toronto, Ont., Niagara University (NY)


RHP Sam Turcotte, Toronto, Ont., Stony Brook University (NY) 

2B Luke Turino, Scarborough, Ont., University of Cincinnati (OH)

C-INF Travis Wacker, Oakville, Ont., Oklahoma State University (OK)

OF Jake Wilson, New Lowell, Ont., Bowling Green State University (OH)

C Max Wright, Toronto, Ont., Indiana State University (IN)


INF Jared Young, Prince George, BC, Old Dominion University (VA)  

DIvision II

LHP Jack Anderson, Waterloo, Ont., West Virginia Wesleyan College (WV)

RHP Matt Correia, Toronto, Ont., University of Sioux Falls (SD)

3B Alex Eaton, Abbotsford, BC, Tiffin University (OH)

C Matthew Elford, Mississauga, Ont., Grace College (IN) 

INF Jesse Elliott, Ajax, Ont., University of Charleston (WV) 


RHP Ryan Giberson, Waterloo, Ont., West Virginia Weslayan College (WV)

INF-OF Ethan Hunt, Kingston, Ont., University of Charleston (WV)

RHP Peter Joseph, Thornhill, Ont., Northwood University (MI)

RHP Andrew Katz, Thornhill, Ont. Davenport University (MI)

C Matthew Korman, Calgary Alta., Minot State University (ND)


IF-OF Jordan Malainey, Saskatoon, Sask., Northern State University (SD)

INF Regan Manley, Peterborough, Ont., West Virginia Weslayan College (WV)

1B-OF Keegan Marsden, Stratford, Ont., Goldey-Beacom College (DE)

LHP Parker Maxwell, Okotoks, Alta., Minot State University (ND)

RHP Ryan Moroz, St. Andrews, Man., Minot State University (ND)


1B-DH Chris Nakashima, Mississauga, Ont., Rogers State University (OK)

RHP-OF Matthew Poirier, Surrey, BC Northern State University (SD)  

RHP Bobby St. Pierre, Windsor, Ont., Wayne State College (NE) 

C Jonathan Thibodeau, Burlington, Ont., University of West Alabama (AL)

RHP Alex Wall, ‎Richmond Hill, Ont., West Virginia Weslayan College (WV)

Division III

INF Jansen Crossley, Surrey, BC, Elmira College (NY)

 C Dayne Fredland, Grand Prairie, Alta., MacMurray College (IL) 

3B Zak Koroneos, Toronto, Ont., Penn State University-Harrisburg (PA) 

C Brock Morgan, Sarnia, Ont., Adrian College (MI)

OF Craig Spencer, Calgary, Alta., MacMurray College (IL) 


RHP Nathan Tovell, Calgary, Alta., Elmhurst College (IL)  

OF Phil Whelan, Calgary, Alta., MacMurray College (IL)

INF CJ Yoannou, Toronto, Ont., DePauw University (IN)  


OF Christopher Acosta-Tapia, Laval, Que., Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OK)

3B Brad Aldred, Whitby, Ont., University of British Columbia (BC) 

C Kyle Angielski, Regina, Sask., Presentation College (SD)

C Mark Bernardi, Scarborough, Ont., West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WV). 

INF Lawson Burnett, Lambeth, Ont., Fisher College (MA) 


C Sam Cawker, Courtice, Ont., Lawrence Tech University (MI)

INF Adam Cook,  Cambridge, Ont., Lewis-Clark State College (ID)  

RHP Hunter Cunningham, Abbotsford BC, LSU-Shreveport University (LA)

RHP Alex Davis, Delta, BC, University of British Columbia (BC)  

RHP-OF Alex Hlas-Ross, Winnipeg, MB, Dickinson State University (ND)  


LHP Ethan Jarvis, Kelowna, BC, Trinity International University (IL)

RHP Mateos Kekatos, Scarborough, Ont., University of British Columbia (BC) 

INF Joshua Krstulovich, Brampton, Ont., Waldorf College (IA) 

RHP Jalen Lane, Burdett, Alta., Dickinson State University (ND)  

RHP-INF Matthew Latimer, Brampton, Ont., Trinity International University (KS)


INF Connor Lewis, Brampton, Ont., Tennesee Wesleyan University (TN) 

INF Daniel Lichty, London, Ont., Huntington University (IN)  

INF-OF Brendan Martel, West Kelowna, BC, Dickinson State University (ND) 

C-1B TJ McCullough, Coquitlam BC, Dickinson State University (ND)

C Owen Napieralski, Delta BC, LSU-Shreveport University (LA) 


OF Logan Newman, Delta, BC, University of Jamestown (ND)

INF Cameron Palmeter, Ajax, Ont., Freed-Hardeman University (TN)

INF Ryan Pouwells, Surrey BC, LSU-Shreveport University (LA)

OF Wlliam Quito, Vancouver, BC, Dickinson State University (ND)  

INF Mitchell Robinson, Surrey, BC, University of British Columbia (BC)


LHP Griffin Sanford, Oakville, Ont., Indiana Tech University (IN) 

OF Tyler Schindel, Victoria, BC San Diego Christian (CA)

INF Tyler Scott, Calgary, Alta., Bryan College (TN)

LHP Dylan Thorp, North Vancouver, BC, Bellevue University (NE)

3B Jaxon Valcke, St Marys, Ont., University of British Columbia (BC)


OF Mason Verge, Surrey, BC, Lewis Clark State College (ID)


Junior ColleGes and Commuity Colleges

Division I

RHP Ryan Alain, Nepean, Ont., Lake Region State College (ND) 

INF Sam Avila, Kamloops, BC, Otero Junior College (CO)

RHP Sam Baker, Chemainus, BC, Monterey Peninsula College (CA) 

RHP Connor Beleznay, Toronto, Ont., Otero Junior College (CA)

RHP Tyson Black, Yorkton, Sask., Miles Community College (MT)


RHP Matt Brodt, Penticton, BC, Odessa Junior College (TX)

RHP Douglas Brawley, Lacombe, Alta., Douglas College (BC) 

INF Carson Burns, Orangeville, Ont., Dodge City Community College (KS)  

RHP Brady Cappe, Brantford, Ont., Lake Land College (IL)

1B Matt Carscadden, Mississauga, Ont., Chattanooga State Community College (TN) 


LHP-OF Chalus, Carlyle Sask., Taft College (CA) 

RHP Brendan Coulter, Kamloops BC, Southwest Oregon Community College (OR)

RHP Zack Demchenko, Saskatoon, Sask., Northeastern Junior College (CO)

OF Tyler Duncan, Sooke, BC, Crowder College (KS)

RHP Cyprien Dussenne, Montreal, Que. Crowder College (MO)  


RHP-OF Martin Eckard, Victoria BC, Iowa Lakes Community College (IA) 

INF Brett Esau, Meadow Lake, Sask., Frank Phillips Jr. College (TX)

C Zachary Fascia, Brampton, Ont., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

INF Nick Follett, Etobicoke, Ont., College of the Desert (CA) 

RHP Bryce Fraser, Lethbridge, Alta., Colby Community College (KS) 


LHP James Graham, Etobicoke Ont., Ventura College (CA) 

INF John Anthony Guinta, Milton, Ont., McCook Community College (NE)

LHP Branden Hatley, Morden, Man., Midland College (TX)

SS Max Hewitt, Midhurst, Ont., Connors State College (OK)

INF Jason Hill, Surrey, BC, McCook Community College (NE) 


OF Ryan Humeniuk, Stonewall, Man., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

C Tony Hrynkiw, Brampton, Ont., Connors State College (OK)

SS Kobe Hyland from Spruce Grove Alta., Iowa Western Community College (IA)

RHP Corey Jackson, Abbotsford, BC, New Mexico Junior College  

RHP Devlin Jovetic, Hamilton, Ont., Midland College (TX


OF Justin King, Okotoks, Alta., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

RHP Nathan Kolb, Surrey, BC, Western Nebraska Community College (NE)

LHP Quentin Kopjar, Rowley, Alba., Pratt Community College (KS)

3B Cooper Lamb, Burlington, Ont., New Mexico Junior College (NM)

1B John Lantigua, Quebec City, Que., Western Oklahoma State College (OK) 


INF-C Chris Lata, Victoria, BC, Southestern Illinois College (IL)

RHP Andy Leader, Kitchener, Ont., Colby Community College (KS) 

C Luke Lepine, Calgary, Alta., Northeastern Jr. College (CO)

RHP Will McAffer, North Vancouver, BC, Central Arizona College (AZ)

SS Ethan McGregor, Langley, BC, Northeastern Junior College (CO)


RHP Parker McRae, Nipawin, Sask., Miles Community College (MT)\

OF Sean McVeigh, Mississauga, Ont., Frank Phillips College (TX) 

RHP Liam Mitchell, Surrey, BC, Southwestern Oregon Community College (OR)

RHP Aiden Mordecai, Cloverdale BC, Arizona Western College (AZ)

1B Joshua Montana, Regina, Sask., Canada College (CA)


SS Kobe Morris, Victoria, BC, Crowder College (MO)

RHP Ryan Mount, Ottawa, Ont., Spokane Falls Community College (WA)

CF Jesse Mycock, Victoria, BC, Southestern Illinois College (IL)

C Lenn Nakatsuka, Victoria, BC, Douglas College (BC)

OF-1B Quintin Nakamura, West Vancouver, BC, Taft College (CA)   


C Reese O’Farrell, Burlington, Ont., Howard College (TX)  

INF Mark Onwumere, Toronto, Ont., Genesee Community College (NY) 

3B McCoy Pearce, Kamloops, BC, New Mexico Military Institute (NM) 

RHP-INF Jordan Pepper, Seaforth Ont., Seward County Community College (KS)

INF Matt Pilarczyk, Milton Ont., Barton Community College (KS)


C Cipriano Primicias, Etobicoke, Ont., De Anza College

INF Anthony Quirion, Dixville, Que., Clarendon College (TX)

OF-INF Brett Resch, Saskatoon, Sask., College of Southern Idaho (ID)

1B Ryan Rijo, Barrie, Ont., New Mexico Junior College (NM)

INF Ashton Roy, Sudbury, Ont., Pratt Community College (KS)


SS Taka Ryan, West Toronto, Ont., Globe Institute of Technology (NY) 

LHP Jared Spearing, Winnipeg, Man., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

C Nick Seginowich, Victoria, BC, Salt Lake Community College (UT)

3B Mike Sookdeo, Mississauga, Ont., McCook Community College (NE)

RHP Nathan Stark, Medicine Hat, Alta., Colby Community College (KS)


RHP Brett Stenger, Kingsville Ont., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

INF Russell Strilchuk, Calgary, Alta., Northeastern Junior College (CO) 

RHP Nestor Tapia, Ottawa, Ont., Globe Institute of Technology (NY)  

RHP Eric Thrower, Etobicoke, Ont., Ventura College (CA)

RHP David Tongue, Kelowna, BC, Otero Junior College (CO)


RHP Nick Trogrlic-Iverson, Oakville, Ont., Central Arizona Community College (AZ)

C-3B Jesse Unger, Langley, BC, Odessa College (TX)

RHP Nicholas Virdo, Bramptn, Ont., Midland College (TX)

LHP Stephen Wade, Victoria, BC, New Mexico Junior College (NM) 

RHP Karsten Waters, Victoria , BC, Otero Jr. College (CA)


RHP Danny Weagle, Brantford, Ont., Garden City Community College (KS)

RHP Cole White, Brampton, Ont., Lamar Community College (CO)

1B-DH Jamie Whynot, Bridgewater, N.S., Northeastern Junior College (CO)

INF Robbie Wilkes, Regina, Sask., Western Texas College (TX)


Division II

2B Marcus Biasatti, Etobicoke, Ont., Dakota County Technical College (MN)

RHP James Bradwell, Roberts Creek, BC, Western Oklahoma State College (OK)

RHP-INF Tyler Hoefer, Delta, BC, Central Washington University (WA)

1B Ethan Jodouin Sudbury, Ont., Dakota County Technical College (MN)

OF Griffin Keller, Pilot Butte, Sask., Northern Oklahoma College-Enid (OK)


LHP Travis Keys, London, Ont., Lake Michigan College (MI)  

LHP Evan Lang, Burlington, Ont., Monroe Community College (NY)

RHP-OF Jonathan Milks, Ottawa, Ont., Western Oklahoma State College (OK)

RHP Benjamin Thompson, Okotoks, Alta., Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

C Justin Wamboldt, Kleinberg, Ont., Macomb Community College (MI)


SS Matthew Wagner, Ottawa, Ont., Monroe Community College (NY)

LHP Jayson Wilbur, Courtice, Ont.,  Lackawanna College (PA) 

RHP Zach Wilcox, London, Ont., Illinois Central College (IL)

Division III

RHP Rem Benninger,  Waterford, Ont., Jefferson Community College (NY) 

INF Justin Emond, Russell, Ont., Herkimer Community College (NY)  

LHP Keenan Fox, Pembroke, Ont., Jefferson Community College (NY) 

C Alex Guy, Nepean, Ont., Jefferson Community College (NY)

OF Marcus Johnston, Sudbury, Ont., Erie Community College (NY) 


3B Brandon Nieva, Woodbridge, Ont., Wells College (NY) 

C Jacob Thornback, Moorefield, Ont., Jefferson Community College (NY)

Canadians who have committed or signed Letters of Intent for the 2017-18 season to NCAA, NAIA, JUCOs and community colleges, who play most of their schedule south of the border.


Division I

LHP Jack Anderson, Waterloo, Ont., Hofstra University (NY)

RHP Landen Bourassa, Lethbridge, Alta., University of San Francisco (CA)

INF Dondrae Bremner, Toronto Ont., University of Cincinnati (OH)

LHP Ben Brown, Richmond Hill, Ont., University at Albany (NY)

OF Cooper Davis, Mississauga, Ont., Vanderbilt University (TN)


LHP Jack DeCooman, North Vancouver, BC, University of Washington (WA)

OF Zach Diewert, Chemainus, BC, University of Missouri (MO)

RHP-INF Cameron Dyck, Oakville, Ont., Niagara Univerity (NY)

RHP Ben Erwin, Spruce Grove, Alta. Niagara University (NY)

LHP Harley Gollert, Toronto, Ont., Austin Peay University (TN)


SS Adam Hall, London, Ont., Texas A&M University (TX)

INF Owen Jansen, Oakville, Ont., Purdue University (IN)

INF Edouard Julien,  Québec City Que., Auburn University (AL)

3B-RHP Evan Kiser, Mono, Ont., Niagara University (NY)

RHP Landon Leach, Pickering, Ont., University of Texas (TX)


SS Andrew Leggo, Waterloo, Ont., Arkansas State University (AK)    

C Cole MacLaren, Morell, PEI, University  of Pittsburgh (PA)

RHP Jordan Marks, Brights Grove, Ont., University of South Carolina Upstate (SC)

INF Jacob Martins, Richmond Hill, Ont. Canisius College (NY)

RHP Will McAffer, North Vancouver, BC, Tulane University (LA)


LHP Wesley Moore, Surrey, BC, Cal-State University Northridge (CA)

3B-C Steven Moretto, Burnaby, BC, Sacramento State University (CA) 

LHP Garrett Nicholson, Sydney Mines, NS, Central Michigan University

RHP David Rhodes, White Rock, BC, University of Washington (WA) 

OF Michael Ssemanda, Hamilton, Ont., Canisius College (NY) 


C Jake Sims, Guelph, Ont., University of Alabama (AL)

RHP Sam Shoemaker, West Vancouver, BC, University of Hawaii (HI)

RHP Noah Skirrow, Stoney Brook, Ont., Liberty University (VA)

OF Connor Sparks, Saskatoon, Sask., Canisius College (NY)

RHP Kristjan Storrie, Langley, BC, Lamar University (TX) 


C-1B Cole Warken, Regina, Sask., Louisiana Tech University (LA)

INF Jason Willow, Victoria, BC, University of California Santa Barbara (CA)


SS-OF Jakob Newton Oakville, Ont. Florida Tech University (FL)

RHP Nathan Slobodian, Porcupine Plain, Sask., Minot State University (ND) 


RHP-SS Ayden Hannon, Ancaster, Ont., Siena Heights University (MI) 



Junior ColleGes and Commuity Colleges

Division I

RHP Andrew Asselin, Winnipeg, Man., Colby Community College (KS)

RHP-INF Shaun Atamanchuk, Beaumont, Alta., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

OF-LHP Danny Berg, Saskatoon, Sask.. Polk State College (FL)

INF Jacob Bouzide, Calgary, Alta., Colby Community College (KS)

RHP Austin Brown, Powell River, BC, Odessa College (TX)


INF Declan Buckle, Dieppe, N.B., Indian Hills Community College (IA) 

1B Soren Graversen, Calgary, Alta., Indian Hills Community College (IA) 

OF Jameson Hart, Sarnia, Ont., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

OF Clayton Keyes, Calgary, Alta., Central Arizona Community College (AZ)

RHP Liam Kruse, Victoria, BC Salt Lake Community College (UT)


1B Nolan Machibroda, Saskatoon, Sask., Chattanooga State Community College 

LHP Ryan Morgan, St. John’s, Nfld., Colby College (KS)

C Mitch Osborne, Whitby, Ont., Polk College (FL)

OF Riley Perks, Waterdown, Ont., Crowder College (KS)

LHP Kyle Ross, Langley, BC, Galveston College (TX)


RHP William Sierra Montreal, Que., Chipola Junior College (FL)

RHP Austin Skelhorn, Aurora, Ont. Galveston College (TX)

RHP Andrew Wilkinson, Oakville, Ont., St. Petersburg College (FL)

Division II

RHP-INF Michael Clapperton, Calgary, Alta., Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

INF Brett Platts, Searletown, PEI, Southeastern Community College (IA)

OF Will Undershute, Okotoks, Alta., Southeastern Community College (IA)  

Canadians who have committed or signed Letters of Intent for the 2018-19 season to NCAA, NAIA, JUCOs and community colleges, who play most of their schedule south of the border.



Division I


RHP Ben Abram, Georgetown, Ont., University of Oklahoma (OK) 

C-3B Noah Naylor, Mississauga, Ont., Texas A@M University (TX)