Former Phantoms standout Schwartz transferring to Green Bay

Former West De Pere star Cody Schwartz (right) will join former Seymour star Sandy Cohen (left) after announcing he is transferring from San Jose State. (File photo)

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Former West De Pere basketball star Cody Schwartz announced on Twitter he is transferring from San Jose State to Green Bay, where he will have two years left of eligibility.

Schwartz Tweeted on Thursday, "Today I announce that I will be transferring from San Jose State and will continue my schooling and my basketball career at UW-Green Bay. I think that coaching staff for giving me the opportunity to play at SJSU and for helping me progress as a player and person. I thank all the fans for the support you have given me throughout my seasons here. Finally, thank you to all the teammates I've had these past two years. I appreciate all of you and have a lot of great memories from you guys."

From the vault: Schwartz looking forward to playing at San Jose State

Last season San Jose State was 14-16 as Schwartz played in all 30 games, making seven starts. He averaged 3.8 points per game and 1.2 rebounds per game in 12.8 minutes per game.

As a freshman, Schwartz played in 31 games and made 26 starts. He averaged 7 ppg. and 2.7 rpg as San Jose State went 9-22.

Schwartz is the second local high school basketball player to transfer to Green Bay in the last six months as former Seymour star Sandy Cohen transferred from Marquette in December. Schwartz will be eligible after sitting out next season.

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