02/17/2019 - College PREP - Lake Zurich (Chicago), IL Brendan is an athletic C prospect who will graduate in 2022. Behind the plate, Brendan shows efficient footwork and centers the ball when blocking. He sits in an athletic stance and presents a good target to the pitcher. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws to 2B, keeping them consistently on-line to the bag. Receiving the ball out in front of his body can help Brendan improve defensively. At the plate, this LHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He gets into his load well and leads with his lower half. He takes a direct swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact. Brendan can improve as a hitter by getting into his load sooner. Overall, Brendan is a solid prospect who has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.