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Nicholas Kerl

Nicholas Kerl SS

  • Lorton, VA
  • South County High School
  • Grad 2019
  • Ht 5'8
  • Wt 148 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Right
  • Arm 68 mph
  • 60 Yd 8.46 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • N/A sec 10 Yds
  • N/A sec 40 Yds
  • 8.46 sec 60 Yds
  • 5.22 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • 5.13 sec Shuttle (L)
  • 4.94 sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • 8'2'' Broad Jump
  • N/A Lateral Jump (L)
  • N/A Lateral Jump (R)
  • 71.40 psi Grip (L)
  • 102.60 psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 68 mph mph Velocity
  • 28 Arm Grade

Position - SS

  • 28 Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 38 Hitting Grade (R)
  • 40 Power Grade (R)
  • 75 mph mph Exit Velocity

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • Position Projection

12/12/2015 - Hitting Accelerated Training Weekend (Ages 14-18) Nick starts from a square, athletic stance in the box. He works through a leg kick to trigger the lower half and activates the hands properly into a solid launch position. When Nick allows the ball to travel deep into the proper hitting zone, he shows a short and compact stroke to the inside portion of the baseball and drives through contact. Nick should continue to work on the consistency of his stroke and allowing his aggressive, attacking approach to be a bit more controlled to let the ball enter his zone. A 2019 graduate, Nick has years to continue to work on his game at the plate and get the most out of his ability.

09/20/2015 - Interactive Video Program - Woodbridge (DC), VA Nicholas is a R/R SS who has an athletic build. With the bat, this RHH shows a patient approach with rhythm in his hands. He has a high leg kick load and jumps on pitches in the zone. He squares the ball up and drives the middle of the field. Defensively at SS, Nicholas is aggressive and works hard around the GB and into a square fielding position. He funnels smoothly, has a clean exchange and makes accurate throws to 1B. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.

Offense
1. Swing path
2. Extension through contact
3. Timing
Defense
1. Glove presentation out front
2. Transfer/exchange
3. Arm strength (long toss)
								

Profile

Nicholas Kerl Lorton, VA info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position SS
Grad Year 2019  
High School South County High School Bats Right
Height 5'8 Throws Right
Weight 148 LBS Arm 68 mph
60 YD 8.46

The chart below shows the levels of college baseball, along with the range of players with potential to be recruited at that level.

Division I Class 1 – 4
Division II Class 1 – 5
Division III Class 1 – 8
NAIA Class 1 – 6
JUCO Class 1 – 8

Tool Grade Scale

Our main goals with the BF "10-70" Scouting Scale are to provide the player with a realistic evaluation of his "PRESENT" abilities (what he can do today), and to provide college coaches with information they can use to identify and/or compare potential recruits.

Tools are graded for all players and pitchers, regardless of age or graduation year. However, for High School players we use only grades 20-70 (grades 10-18 do not apply), while for Middle School players we use only grades 10-52 (grades 55-70 do not apply).

Grade Middle School (Ages 11-13) Description High School (Ages 14-18) Description 10 Yard Dash (seconds) 40 Yard Dash (seconds) 60 Yard Dash (seconds) Home-1B LHH (seconds) Home-1B RHH (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [LEFT] (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [RIGHT] (seconds) Broad Jump (inches) Lateral Broad [LEFT] (inches) Lateral Broad [RIGHT] (inches) Grip Strength [LEFT] (psi) Grip Strength [RIGHT] (psi) FB & Raw Velocity (mph) Bat Exit Velocity (mph) Catcher Release (seconds)
10 Poor -----N/A----- 2.50+ 7.50+ 10.50+ 6.70+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 35- 35- 35- 30- 30- 40- 30- 3.70+
12 Well Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.40 7.40 10.00 6.40 6.50 6.60 6.60 40 38 38 35 35 42 35 3.50
15   -----N/A----- 2.35 7.30 9.75 6.10 6.20 6.40 6.40 45 42 42 40 40 45 38 3.25
18 Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.30 7.20 9.50 6.00 6.10 6.20 6.20 50 46 46 45 45 48 40 3.15
20   Poor 2.25 7.00 9.25 5.90 6.00 6.00 6.00 55 50 50 50 50 51 45 3.10
22 Near Avg   2.15 6.50 9.00 5.80 5.90 5.85 5.85 60 54 54 55 55 54 50 3.00
25   Well Below Avg 2.10 6.25 8.75 5.70 5.80 5.75 5.75 64 58 58 60 60 58 55 2.90
28 MS Average   2.05 6.15 8.50 5.45 5.55 5.50 5.50 68 62 62 65 65 62 60 2.80
30   Below Avg 2.00 5.95 8.25 5.40 5.50 5.25 5.25 74 64 64 70 70 63 62 2.70
32 Solid Avg   1.95 5.80 8.00 5.20 5.30 5.10 5.10 78 68 68 80 80 67 65 2.60
35   Near Avg 1.90 5.65 7.75 4.90 5.00 5.00 5.00 82 72 72 90 90 71 70 2.50
38 Above Avg   1.88 5.45 7.50 4.80 4.90 4.95 4.95 86 74 74 100 100 75 75 2.40
40   HS Average 1.85 5.25 7.40 4.70 4.80 4.90 4.90 93 76 76 110 112 79 80 2.25
42 Well Above Avg   1.82 5.20 7.30 4.60 4.70 4.80 4.80 98 80 80 115 115 81 82 2.15
45   Solid Avg 1.80 5.18 7.20 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.70 103 84 84 118 118 83 84 2.10
48 Excellent   1.78 5.16 7.10 4.45 4.55 4.60 4.60 108 88 88 120 120 85 86 2.05
50   Above Avg 1.76 5.14 7.05 4.40 4.50 4.50 4.50 113 92 92 125 125 86 88 2.00
52 Outstanding   1.74 5.12 7.00 4.35 4.45 4.40 4.40 118 96 96 128 128 87 90 1.98
55 -----N/A----- Well Above Avg 1.72 5.10 6.95 4.30 4.40 4.30 4.30 123 100 100 130 130 88 92 1.95
58 -----N/A-----   1.70 5.05 6.90 4.25 4.35 4.25 4.25 128 104 104 135 135 89 94 1.93
60 -----N/A----- Excellent 1.68 5.00 6.85 4.20 4.30 4.20 4.20 133 106 106 138 138 90 95 1.90
62 -----N/A-----   1.66 4.95 6.80 4.15 4.25 4.15 4.15 138 108 108 140 140 91 96 1.88
65 -----N/A----- Outstanding 1.64 4.90 6.70 4.10 4.20 4.10 4.10 143 110 110 145 145 93 97 1.85
68 -----N/A-----   1.62 4.85 6.60 4.05 4.15 4.05 4.05 148 112 112 150 150 94 98 1.82
70 -----N/A----- Superior 1.60- 4.80- 6.50- 4.00- 4.10- 4.00- 4.00- 150+ 115+ 115+ 155+ 155+ 95+ 99+ 1.80-
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