Katie Eakes

1B
Mount Juliet, TN
Headshot
Grad:2016
HT:5'7
WT:195 LBS
Throws:Left
Bats:Left
Arm:61 MPH
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
06/23/2014Softball Factory World Series  
01/25/2014College PREP - Atlanta, GA Play in this window
Katie Eakes Mount Juliet, TN info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2016Height:5'7Weight: 195 LBS
Primary Pos:1B Secondary Pos:Bats:LeftThrows: Left
High School:Wilson Central High School Summer Team:Team Easton Of Middle Tennessee
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:    4.58 THROWING Velocity:   61 Arm Strength:   45
INFIELD Fielding:   42
LH HITTING Hitting:   50Power:   52  
OVERALL Position Projection: 1B Evaluations Are Reviewed By CJ Browder
06/23/2014 - Softball Factory World Series Katie continues to refine her skill set as a 1B. She has good field awareness, a strong arm and natural strength. Continuing to work on reads/routes to various balls and staying low in order to improve range. At the plate, she has great box presence and understands the complexities of hitting. She has immense power and will benefit from driving the hands through the ball as well as letting the ball travel deeper into the zone to improve power on contact, allowing her to be a more effective hitter. Katie has a natural athleticism about her and a desire to become a more well rounded athlete.
01/25/2014 - College PREP - Atlanta, GA Katie is a talented 1B with a well-balanced skill set. Defensively, she has a quick, accurate arm with carry on her throw, moves well to the gloveside and picks various throws naturally at the bag. Working on more fluid glovework and footwork towards her backhand will help to improve her fielding efficiency. Overall, Katie gets dirty and has a confident approach to playing defense. At the plate, she uses a square set with a back load and long stride and keeps her balance centered before aggressively producing hard, consistent contact to all hitting fields. She has natural power and will benefit from a quick, short bat path to improve power on contact, ultimately allowing her to access the entire field effectively. Overall, Katie is passionate, works hard and has solid athletic ability to help aid in her continued development as a player.