Caleigh Sparks

Shelbyville, TX
WT:160 LBS
Arm:54 MPH
11/07/2013Softball Factory Select Training at Vero Beach  
07/16/2013College PREP - Plano (DFW), TX Play in this window
Caleigh Sparks Shelbyville, TX 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2015Height:5'8''Weight: 160 LBS
Primary Pos:1B Secondary Pos:RHPBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:Shelbyville High School Summer Team:Shut-em Down
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 Home to 1B:    3.90 THROWING Velocity:   54 Arm Strength:   40
INFIELD Fielding:   45
PITCHING Control:   40 Delivery:   40 Arm Action:    42
  FB MPH-Range:52 - 53 Comment:  explosive off mound, needs to slow down, rushes
  CH MPH-Range:38 Comment:  throws around hips, strikes at times, good pitch and speed when hips remain open
RH HITTINGHitting:   45 Power:   45  
OVERALL Class Rating: 5 Position Projection: 1B | RHP
11/07/2013 - Softball Factory Select Training at Vero Beach Caleigh is a talented 1B and RHP with a well-balanced skill set. Defensively, she understands the demands of both positions well. As a 1B, she fields using sure glovework, moves well to various balls laterally, takes good angles to the backhand and makes good throws. Working on remaining in an athletic fielding position will help her to improve fielding and throwing efficiency. As a RHP, she uses a quick arm swing with an athletic stance to drive through the pitching lane as she consistently mixes her pitches to challenge hitters. Working on opening the hips and snapping the ball will help her to improve velocity and movement. Overall, Caleigh has solid mechanics and a confident approach to playing defense. At the plate, she uses an athletic setup with a back load, a short stride and keeps her balance centered before launching to the ball with quick hands producing hard line drive contact. She shows good power and will benefit from a more consistent stride and load to improve weight transfer on contact to generate more power, ultimately allowing her to access the entire field effectively. Overall, Caleigh is a hard work with a true passion for the game and has solid athletic ability to help aid in her continued development as a player.
07/16/2013 - College PREP - Plano (DFW), TX Caleigh is a developing athlete. As a 1B, she has a basic skill set for the position. Focusing on a throwing regiment, reads off the bat, routes to various balls, and quick transfers from the glove will increase strength, range, and efficiency. As a hitter, her basic fundamentals provide opportunities to be an aggressive hitter who produces contact. Focusing on a stride and load, driving the hands through the hitting zone, utilizing the lower half, and timing will increase power and efficiency. Implementing a strength and conditioning program will increase speed, agility, power, body awareness, and coordination. As Caleigh continues to develop and mature through application and experience, she will be on track for seeking collegiate attention.