05/12/2019 - College PREP - Spokane, WA Nickolaus is a tall SS/RHP prospect who will graduate in 2020. In the field, Nickolaus shows active footwork and is agile covering ground. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them accurate with carry through his target. At the plate, this RHH shows a smooth rhythm and maintains center balance. He takes a level swing and hits agains a strong front side, leading to solid pop to his pull side. On the mound, Nickolaus keeps his eyes on target and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and extends through his release, finishing with a controlled landing. Nickolaus shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 77mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 61-64mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 65-69mph with arm side run as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Overall, Nickolaus is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.