Former Sun Prairie athlete Walker Jenkins announced via Twitter he plans to transfer from Madison Area Technical College to the University of Virginia for baseball.

The 5-foot-11, 175-pound Jenkins was an infielder for two seasons for MATC, which competed at the recent NJCAA Division II World Series.

Jenkins tweeted: “I am truly blessed with this opportunity. I am proud to announce that I will be continuing my academic and athletic careers at the University of Virginia.”