Amy Sykes

Chesapeake, VA
WT:140 LBS
Arm:56 MPH
05/04/2014College PREP - Glen Allen (Richmond), VA Play in this window
Amy Sykes Chesapeake, VA 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2015Height:5'9Weight: 140 LBS
Primary Pos:OF Secondary Pos:SSBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:Hickory High School Summer Team:Orion Hunter 18u Gold
Exit Velo n/a Hand Size n/a Barrel Accuracy n/a Broad Jump n/a
Grip Strength Left:   0 Right:   0   5-10-5 Shuttle Left:   0 Right:   0  
RUNNING  THROWING Velocity:   56 Arm Strength:   38
OUTFIELD Fielding:   38
INFIELD Fielding:   48
RH HITTINGHitting:   40 Power:   40  
OVERALL Class Rating: 6 Position Projection: OF | SS Evaluations Are Reviewed By CJ Browder
05/04/2014 - College PREP - Glen Allen (Richmond), VA Amy is an evolving OF and SS with a balanced skill set. Defensively, she understands both positions well. As an OF, she fields using soft, sure hands and aggressive approach when fielding. Working on an athletic pre pitch position, reads off the bat, routes to various balls and finishing through the play will help to improve range and efficiency. As a SS, she makes accurate throws with carry on her ball, fields using soft, sure hands and plays through various balls well. Working on more fluid footwork and backhand glovework will help to improve range and efficiency. Overall, Amy makes quick adjustments and a confident approach to playing defense. At the plate, she uses a square set up and keeps her balance centered before aggressively making hard contact. She shows good power and will benefit from implementing a consistent stride and load, driving the hands through the zone, consistent weight transfer/timing and utilizing the lower half will improve power on contact, ultimately allowing her to access the entire field effectively. Overall, Amy has a good frame for the position and solid athletic ability to help aid in her continued development as a player.