16 Comets land scholarships; 7 to NCAA Division I

Cameron Haskell, No. 31, sliding into second base against eventual state champion Grossmont, is one of two Comets headed to the University of Arizona. -- Photo by Hugh Cox
Cameron Haskell, No. 31, sliding into second base against eventual state champion Grossmont, is one of two Comets headed to the University of Arizona. -- Photo by Hugh Cox

SAN MARCOS (8-20-2017) -- All 15 sophomores from Palomar's 2017 baseball team, plus one freshman, have received scholarships to four-year colleges.

The list includes seven players who are transferring to the NCAA Division I level, Cameron Haskell and Mike Benson to the University of Arizona, Grant Buck to Houston Baptist, Joey Cooper to Cal State Northridge Jonathan Vizcaino to High Point, Jared Montoya to Oral Roberts and Zach Wallace to Eastern Michigan.

Benson was Palomar's starting catcher in 2016 but wound up taking an injury redshirt year in 2017.

The complete list of Comets who have signed with four-year colleges:

NCAA Division I -- Relief pitcher/infielder Cameron Haskell, University of Arizona; Catcher Mike Benson, University of Arizona; First baseman Grant Buck, Houston Baptist; Outfielder Joey Cooper, Cal State Northridge; Third baseman/relief pitcher Jonathan Vizcaino, High Point; Infielder Jared Montoya, Oral Roberts; Relief pitcher Zach Wallace, Eastern Michigan

NCAA Division II -- Outfielder Cody Norton, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Carl Schwettmann, Southwest Baptist; First baseman/relief pitcher Marc Sauceda, Hawaii Pacific; Infielder Edgar Morales, Cal State San Marcos

NAIA -- Pitcher Tanner Roberts, Lindsey Wilson; Outfielder Jordan Gardner, Lindsey Wilson; Catcher Christian Colon, Asbury

National Association of Christian Colleges -- Pitcher Andrew White, St. Katherine