12/27/2019 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18) Nakia continues to shine on the diamond. He did show on the mound for the first time at the event. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Range will continue to increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he shows a closed setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work through a compact swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 71-72 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Nakia.