Georgia Baseball's 2024 Transfer Portal Class

State Farm College Baseball Showdown
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  • RHP Brandt Pancer (Stanford)

Pancer spent three years at Stanford where he served as a key piece in the Cardinal bullpen. Last season, he had a 3-1 record with a 4.18 ERA and a 44:15 K:BB ratio in 47 1/3 IP (32 appearances) for a Stanford team that was a National seed and made it to the College World Series. Pancer had a very strong NCAA tournament in 2023, as he threw 9 scoreless innings and a 7:3 K:BB ratio scross four appearances. For his career, Pancer has a 3.76 ERA, 11-3 record, and a 104:46 K:BB ratio in 129 1/3 IP split across 82 appearances (4 starts). Pancer is originally from Suwanee, Ga.

  • RHP Josh Roberge (Southern New Hampshire)

Roberge is one of the more well-traveled new Bulldogs, as he makes the jump from D2 up to D1 (after previously making the jump from D3 to D2). In 2023 at Southern New Hampshire, Roberge was a weekend starter with an 8-4 record, a 3.46 ERA, and a 97:35 K:BB ratio across 78 IP (14 appearances/13 starts). In 2022 (also as a Penman), he had a 9-5 record, a 3.38 ERA, and a 101:33 K:BB ratio across 93 1/3 IP (15 appearances). Roberge began his career a D3 Wheaton, where he spent four seasons (2018-2021). In his career at Wheaton, he had a 2.08 ERA across 65 IP. Roberge has played in both the D2 and D3 World Series'.

  • RHP Daniel Padysak (Charleston Southern)

Padysak was arguably the top option in Charleston Southern's bullpen in 2023. He finished the year with a 3.19 ERA across 42 1/3 IP (16 appearances/2 starts). He had a 46/20 K-BB ratio with a .232 Batting Average Against. He went for multiple innings of 12 of his 16 appearances. He has a career 4.63 ERA and a 160/73 K:BB ratio across 167 1/3 IP from 2020-2023 at Charleston Southern. Padysak is originally from Prague, Czech Republic, but played at IMG Academy in High School. He represented his home country in the World Baseball Classic last year.

  • RHP Christian Mracna (George Mason)

Mracna will be heading into his 5th season of college, and his first in Athens. After starting his career at Division II Belmont Abbey (where he did not play in the Covid-shortened 2020 season), Mracna then spent a year playing JuCo ball at Northwest Florida State College. He then spent the last two years at George Mason as a reliever. In 2023, he had his best season of college ball, going 4-1 with a 3.09 ERA in 32 innings across 24 appearances. He had a 36:22 K:BB ratio last year, but opponents hit just .186 against him.

  • RHP Zach Harris (Georgia Southern)

A Milton, Ga. native, Harris spent his Freshman season in Statesboro at Georgia Southern where he appeared in 19 games (12 relief appearances/7 starts). Harris ended the year with a 2-4 record and a 7.85 ERA across 36 2/3 IP. He struck out 33 batters to 21 walks. Harris had an 8.27 ERA as a starter vs a 7.52 ERA as a reliever on the year.

  • RHP Brian Zeldin (Penn)

Zeldin is another player returning home, as he returns to Georgia after spending four years at Penn following a prep career at Pace Academy in Atlanta. Zeldin made 9 appearances for an NCAA tournament bound Penn in 2023, pitching to a 3.74 ERA across 21 2/3 IP. For his Quaker career, Zeldin had a 4-1 record and 3.15 ERA in 45 2/3 IP spread across 16 appearances (12 out of the pen, 4 starts).