07/11/2016 - College PREP - Sauget (St. Louis), IL Jacob is an athletic catcher who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the plate, hands / feet work well together through a quick / clean transfer exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed in the 2.10 range with accuracy on his throws. Receiving / blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well. At the plate he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work to and through a level swing, creating extension. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a solid line drive approach. Jacob has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.