08/18/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Dickinson, ND Hawken is a big catcher with a strong lower body. Defensively, Hawken has active footwork, he sits in athletically, and his hands are soft. He sticks the ball well, is quick to block, and throws with accuracy to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.83 seconds. Offensively, Hawken has an athletic set-up, good balance, and he swings in good rhythm. He has fast bat speed, makes square contact, and he hits line drives consistently. Solid skills can continue to progress with work on the following.
Catching 1. Blocking 2. Release Offense 1. Lower body 2. Weight transfer