09/20/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Schaumburg (Chicago), IL Erik is a solid catcher who will graduate in 2021. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body during the blocking process centering balls out front. Pop times showed in the 2.34 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program and works to get rid of the baseball quicker. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. He is aggressive as he attacks balls through a level swing path. Hands are quick and works through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent hard contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Erik has potential with time and room to progress his game.