07/28/2019 - College PREP - West Harrison (NYC), NY Nicholas is a strong, athletic catcher who will graduate in 2021. Behind the plate, he shows fluid footwork and takes good angles when blocking. He sits in an athletic stance and presents a good target to the pitcher, receiving with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through the 2B bag. Pop times showed in 2.37 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting into his load and maintains center balance. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact to all fields. With 2 years to further develop, Nicholas has abilities with time and room to further develop.