06/07/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Bowie, MD
Nicholas is an athletic SS prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. At SS, Nicholas shows quick footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate and on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and takes a short stride. He is fluid getting into his load and hits against a strong front side. He takes a direct swing with fast bat speed, leading to loud contact and line drives. Overall, Nicholas is a talented prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
03/17/2019 - College PREP - Ashburn (DC), VA
Nicholas continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, defensive abilities are now outstanding as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and he presents well out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate but he will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work to and through a level swing path, creating extension. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a solid line drive approach.
02/23/2019 - Mid Atlantic Regional Hitting Weekend (Ages 14-18)
Nicholas is an athletic and talented 2021 prospect that was eager to learn and made several adjustments throughout the weekend. At the plate, Nicholas starts in an athletic stance and loads his hands back into the drive position. He has a middle approach, attacks the inside part of the ball, and creates backside drive with his lower half. He has a quiet head and recognizes pitches well. Nicholas will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
05/20/2018 - College PREP - Gambrills, MD
Nicholas is a lean, athletic SS who has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays clean / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up. Hands are soft and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws display accuracy but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. Barrel accuracy is a plus through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. With 3 years to further develop, Nicholas has the makings of a special type player and is a sure player to follow.