Makena Strong

SS/2B
Las Vegas, NV
Commitment: University of Montana
Headshot
Grad:2022
HT:5'7''
WT:118 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:62 MPH
20 YD:2.72 sec
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
10/23/2021SF 2021 Vegas Classic National Showcase - 18u Participant  
03/17/2019College PREP - Las Vegas, NV Play in this window
03/18/2018College PREP - Las Vegas, NV Play in this window
07/12/20172017 Atlanta Legacy Showcase 14U  
03/19/2017College PREP - Las Vegas, NV Play in this window
Makena Strong Las Vegas, NV info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487
Grad Year:2022Height:5'7''Weight: 118 LBS
Primary Pos:SS Secondary Pos:2BBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:Arbor View Summer Team:MCLV Elite - Jarvis
Exit Velo 74 Hand Size Medium Barrel Accuracy 83.33% Broad Jump 6'3''
Grip Strength Left:   72.8 Right:   76.4   5-10-5 Shuttle Left:   4.93 Right:   4.95  
RUNNING 20 yds:   2.72 Home to 1B:    3.02 THROWING Velocity:   62 Arm Strength:   48
INFIELD Fielding:   55
RH HITTINGHitting:   52 Power:   58  
OVERALL Position Projection: SS
03/17/2019 - College PREP - Las Vegas, NV Makena returns again for another softball factory event displaying her hard work and dedication to the game. She is always progressing both offensively and defensively. Defensively, she has fluid footwork and range to both sides. She moves well through each play and stays short in her action to the ball. She stays low through her backhand and has a smooth release on her throws to her target. Offensively, she has a square set up in the box and a short stride to the ball. She is center in her balance and makes hard contact consistently. Overall, Makena is very coachable and adjusts well when needed. She is a pleasure to work with and she will make her goals come true with her great work ethic.
03/18/2018 - College PREP - Las Vegas, NV Makena is a 2022 shortstop with a ton of potential to play at the next level. She is a great kid with fantastic work ethic. Defensively, she has fluid footwork and solid range to both sides keeping the ball from getting to the outfield. She stays low and athletic in her fielding position and has soft hands when receiving the ball. She creates good momentum through each play and has a strong and accurate arm on her throws to her target. Offensively, she has a square set up in the box and a soft stride to the ball. She stays smooth in her rhythm and center in her balance. Her hips and hands work well with one another and she has a fast bat through the zone. She makes consistent contact and shows power in the gaps. Overall, if Makena keeps working hard she will play at the collegiate level in her future.
07/12/2017 - 2017 Atlanta Legacy Showcase 14U We had great success at the legacy tournament and Makena contributed to that in many ways. Defensively, Makena held down second base with great strength. She has soft hands when fielding and presents her glove well. Makena made some awesome backhand plays in the hole for some key outs in tight situations. She definitely is a stand-out defender in the infield and take great angles to get to some tough spots on the field. Makena has a smooth exchange to throw and makes accurate throws to her target. Offensively, Makena produced some consistency for us in the lineup and produced some key hits in RBI situations. She has great balance throughout her swing and has smooth, fluid rhythm to contact. Makena stays connected with her hips/hands and makes hard, consistent contact. She has power gap-to-gap and makes smart decisions on the base paths. Makena is always looking to take the extra base to give her team another run. Overall, Makena is a great athlete that will only continue to improve and be a great asset to any collegiate program.
03/19/2017 - College PREP - Las Vegas, NV Makena is a 2020 second baseman, outfielder with an advanced skill set. Defensively, Makena has quick footwork and has good range in all directions. She is athletic in her fielding position and present her glove well out in front. Makena plays through each ball and makes each play look smooth. She has a quick, clean exchange to throw and displays fluid arm action. Makena also has a quick release and makes accurate throws to each target. Offensively, Makena has an athletic box presence and loads well in her legs. She is fluid/smooth with her timing at the plate and can hit to all parts of the field. Makena hits with a firm front side and works together with her hips/hands. She has good extension through the ball and explosive bat speed to contact. Makena is a consistent hitter at the plate with power to all side of the field. Overall, Makena is a great, young athlete that adjusts well and will be a great asset to any collegiate program.