Carissa Church

C/1B
Pawcatuck, CT
Headshot
Grad:2023
HT:5'5''
WT:200 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:49 MPH
20 YD:4.02 sec
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
08/15/2021Official College Recruiting Membership - Manchester, CT Play in this window
12/12/2020Official College Recruiting Membership - East Hampton (Hartford), CT Play in this window
 SF Regional Team - All-In Membership  
07/04/2019International Cup Prospects Training  
05/30/2019Softball Factory College World Series - Prospects Select Training  
03/24/2019Interactive Video Program - East Hampton (Hartford), CT Play in this window
 
Carissa Church Pawcatuck, CT info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2023Height:5'5''Weight: 200 LBS
Primary Pos:C Secondary Pos:1BBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:Stonington High School Summer Team:Coventry Crush
Exit Velo 64 Hand Size n/a Barrel Accuracy 50% Broad Jump 4'5''
Grip Strength Left:   54.8 Right:   60   5-10-5 Shuttle Left:   6.21 Right:   6.03  
RUNNING 20 yds:   4.02 Home to 1B:    3.14 THROWING Velocity:   49 Arm Strength:   38
CATCHING Receiving:   38 Blocking:   35 Release Time:   2.34
INFIELD Fielding:   38
RH HITTINGHitting:   40 Power:   40  
OVERALL Position Projection:
08/15/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Manchester, CT Carissa is a 2023 graduate out of Pawcatuck, CT who plays 1B and catcher. She centers the ball and makes accurate throws. Behind the plate, she presents target and works around the bunt, with a pop time of 2.48 seconds. In the box, Carissa stays in her legs and has a solid base. Working on timing and her range will help Carissa take her game to the next level. Overall, she has the ability to further improve her skills on the field and we look forward to seeing what it holds.
12/12/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - East Hampton (Hartford), CT Carissa is a 2023 C/1B prospect who continues to showcase her skills on the field. Behind the plate, Carissa sits in a low stance and presents a good target to the pitcher. She tracks the ball into her glove well and works to make accurate throws to the 2B bag. Increasing her range to block can help Carissa keep more dirt balls in front of her. At 1B, Carissa shows active footwork and fields with a firm glove. Her exchange is clean and she works to make accurate throws to her target. Carissa can field ground balls more efficiently by getting into a lower fielding position. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a crouched stance and takes a short stride. She gets back into her load and generates fast bat speed through the zone, driving the ball with authority. Maintaining balance throughout her swing can help Carissa barrel up more softballs. With continued hard work, Carissa has the potential to further build upon her skills on the field.
07/04/2019 - International Cup Prospects Training Carissa continues to impress with her ability to adjust when needed and keeps a positive attitude every time she comes to the field. She is a great kid and very coachable. Defensively, she has shown improvements in her skill set but needs to work on replacing her feet on her blocking mechanics so that she can get over the top more and keep the ball in front. She has a good base behind the plate and works well with her pitchers. She is accurate in her throws to bases and is smooth to her transfer. Offensively, Carissa has an open set up and low hands in her bat path to the ball. She lets the ball travel and makes hard contact. Carissa will continue to improve and adjusts well when needed.
05/30/2019 - Softball Factory College World Series - Prospects Select Training Carissa returns to another Softball Factory event displaying her improvements. Behind the plate, she works hard for her pitchers but needs to work on some adjustments to her mechanics. She receives the ball with too much movement but if she works on sticking each pitch in the zone, she will start to steal strikes for her pitchers. At shortstop, she makes routine plays but comes up in her legs when moving laterally. If she stays low through each play she will create more range in her defense. Offensively, she swings hard every time and works the count to do her best to get on base. She has a square stance in the box and shows good contact to her pull side. Overall, Carissa works hard and with continued adjustments will do what it takes to reach her goals.
03/24/2019 - Interactive Video Program - East Hampton (Hartford), CT Carissa is a 2023 right handed catcher and shortstop with a developing skill set. Behind the plate, she has effective footwork and tracks the ball well into her glove. She frames each pitch well and has a clean exchange on her throws to her target. She keeps her throws on line and gets over the top on her blocks well. At shortstop, she stays square to the ball and low in her legs through each play. She makes routine plays and keeps the ball in the infield. Offensively, she has a square and athletic set up in the box and a short stride to the ball. She stays center in her balance and makes hard contact to her pull side. Overall, Carissa has a great work ethic and will do what it takes to play at the next level.