09/28/2008 - College PREP - Detroit, MI Jacob is a catcher with a strong looking body that does show projection as it continues to physically mature. Foot speed is average and he utilizes his feet and body well through the throwing process. His throws are accurate with some carry. Arm strength is slightly average and he will lower pop times if he increases arm strength through a strict long toss program. Receiving skills are near above average through a quiet set up that allows his to stick and work around balls in the zone. He is a solid average blocker that needs some work in getting around the baseball with his body to keep all balls in front. At the plate, Bourassa has solid average ability with slightly average power. He has bat speed and does a nice job of keeping hands inside the baseball, utilizing all fields. Swing path is level as he is a line drive type hitter. Jacob will catch the eyes of some college coaches with his abilities behind and at the plate.