01/13/2023 - 2023 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament Trace is a 2026 C who showcased his skills during the BF Rookie PSAA Tournament. Behind the dish, he does a good job of replacing his feet and works with good direction towards second base. Presents a good target, with good elbow hinge, and tracks pitches well with strong hands. Throws from a high 3/4 arm slot with an arm velocity up to 70mph and a best pop time of 2.38 seconds. Showed a good spine angle on his blocks and covers the 5-hole. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and open stance with low hands. He starts with a small glide step and keeps his weight between knees. He hit balls to all fields with a with a bat exit velocity up to 68mph during BP. During the event, Trace reached base 4 times with a single, and 3 base on balls. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Trace as he enters his freshman baseball season.