04/28/2019 - College PREP - Charlottesville, VA Nicholas is a tall, solid, and athletic C/3B who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line through a quick transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times show a range of 2.03-2.15 with accuracy and on line zip (86 mph velocity) on his throws. He shows a squared setup and soft glove as sticks balls well in the zone. He utilizes his body well and creates good angles through the blocking process. Receiving / blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well at the next level. At 3B, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active and aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / clean and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (90 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a plus feel for the barrel with baseball exploding off the bat when centered. With 2 years to further develop, Nicholas has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.