The Citadel suspends three baseball players indefinitely

The Citadel suspends three baseball players indefinitely

CHARLESTON, SC - One day after hitting a walkoff double to help The Citadel get an extra innings win over their cross town rivals Charleston Southern, Drew Ellis and two of his teammates, Austin Mapes and Phillip Watcher, have been suspended indefinitely a school official confirmed on Wednesday night.

The suspension is due to a violation of team rules. The school would not elaborate on the specific violation.

All three were out of the lineup for Wednesday night's game at Coastal Carolina.

Ellis has started 24 games for the Bulldogs this season batting .244 with a team high 19 RBI and is tied for the team lead with 3 home runs.

Mapes had started all 25 games before Wednesday batting .219 with 9 RBI.

Watcher is hitting .262 with a homer and 7 RBI. He's also pitched in 8 games this season, starting three, and is 0-1 with a 6.05 ERA.