09/18/2016 - College PREP - Boise, ID Niko is a strong, athletic SS/OF who has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are outstanding as he takes good first steps. He works to get around balls and plays through well with his body. Hands are soft / sure as he presents well out front. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. In the OF, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are quick / aggressive as he takes proper first steps in getting on proper routes to track down balls. He plays through balls well with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground. At the plate he continues to shine, showing well above average hitting potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive approach. He works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Niko has the makings of a special type player and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.