06/23/2018 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Cole is a solid, athletic SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is solid as indicated by his 60 time of 7.33. At SS, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up, displaying sure hands as he makes the plays. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds of the double play. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally. Throws are accurate and gets rid of the baseball quickly with zip across the diamond. At the plate, he continues to shine through a closed setup. Hands are quick (83 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable. With 2 years to further develop, Cole has a lot of potential and will get looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.