02/06/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Parker , CO
Kellen continues to improvements in his baseball abilities on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.25 runner. At SS, he displays fluid / smooth actions. Feet are active as he moves well laterally and plays with a ton of energy. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Throws are accurate but will benefit by working to get rid of the ball quicker. At the plate, hitting abilities are now solid through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Lower half works well through the swing as he transfers weight front the backside into a firm front side.
12/10/2021 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament
Kellen is a 2023 SS who showcased his abilities at the Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament. At SS, has quick twitch actions, with active/efficient footwork, and showed good range to both glove side and back hand side. He takes aggressive routes to the baseball and closes the distance on batted balls. Fields from an athletic/low fielding position with a quick/clean transfer. He made accurate/on-line throws from a high 3/4 arm slot, with a quick release, and had a arm velocity up to 79mph. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and square stance with activated hands. He gets on-plane early as he hit line drives to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 72mph. During the games, he reached base multiple times with 2 singles and a base on balls. With another year of continued growth and development, we see Kellen having a bright future on the baseball field.
07/12/2021 - Cape Cod Select Training & Competition (HS)
Kellen is an athletic SS who has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he works around the ball and plays through with his body. Hands are clean and presents well out front. Throws are accurate with carry (80 mph velocity) but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. Range will increase as he improves his foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Lower half works well through the swing with balance. With 2 years to further develop, Kellen has potential with time and room to progress his game.