07/29/2011 - Under Armour Southwest Regional Tournament - 2011 Niko is a strong catcher that is a field general behind the plate and will graduate in 2012. Feet are active in working in line through a clean transfer / exchange. He will benefit by getting on a speed / agility program to improve foot quickness for the next level. Pop times are well above average as indicated by his range of 1.98-2.12 with an average of 2.08. He will control the running game with is feet / arm as throws display life, accuracy and on line carry through his target. Receiving and blocking skills show as potential tools at the next level as he continues to improve. Offensively, Gonzalez continues to shine through an aggressive approach. Hands are extremely quick, generating outstanding bat speed as he attacks balls with his hands. He displays great barrel accuracy with the baseball exploding off his bat when centered. At the event, he was 9 for 11 with 5 2B, having a tremendous week at the plate. Niko has a ton of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his abilities at the plate.