Tulane baseball gets commitment from Kentucky transfer Kennedy Norton
Tulane’s baseball program landed an intriguing transfer Thursday in right-handed pitcher Kennedy Norton.
The Ball Ground, Georgia, product signed with Kentucky out of Greater Atlanta Christian School in 2018, but never pitched for the Wildcats.
— Kennedy Norton (@bernkyy) July 24, 2020
Since then, he has increased his fastball velocity to touch the mid-90s.
Norton, who came out of high school with a 31 ACT and 3.3 GPA, originally was a Georgia Tech commit before flipping to Kentucky.
Norton will have at least three years of eligibility remaining, but is draft eligible in 2021.
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Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…