03/21/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Columbia, SC Ben continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.38 runner. At SS, defensive abilities are now outstanding as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is firm and presents out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases foot quickness. At the plate, hitting abilities are now well above average through a crouched, squared setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 75 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with downward action. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.