Malerie Higginbotham

OF/C
Rosedale, IN
Commitment: St. Mary of the Woods
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Grad:2017
HT:5'4
WT:135 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:59 MPH
20 YD:3.37 sec
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
12/07/2014College PREP - Indianapolis, IN Play in this window
11/06/2014Softball Factory Select Training at Vero Beach  
06/19/2014National Tryout - Bloomington (Indianapolis), IN  
Malerie Higginbotham Rosedale, IN info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2017Height:5'4Weight: 135 LBS
Primary Pos:OF Secondary Pos:CBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:RIVERTON PARKE HIGH SCHOOL Summer Team:Indiana Outkast
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 20 yds:   3.37 Home to 1B:    3.47 THROWING Velocity:   59 Arm Strength:   45
CATCHING Receiving:   35 Blocking:   35 Release Time:   2.09
OUTFIELD Fielding:   42
RH HITTINGHitting:   42 Power:   42  
OVERALL Position Projection: OF Evaluations Are Reviewed By CJ Browder
12/07/2014 - College PREP - Indianapolis, IN Malerie is a 2017 OF with an impressive arm. Defensively, Malerie has an athletic presence and hustles to every play. She has soft/sure hands and makes a good transfer. She has a quick release and has a solid arm. Working on adding a pre pitch to her approach will allow Malerie get behind the fly ball and play through. At the plate, Malerie does a lot of things right. She displays quick hands with good balance and on time rhythm. She has a confident approach and is willing to work for her team and put down the bunt. She makes consistent contact and potential to generate more pop. Adding a load to her swing will help her create a little more bat angle at contact and allow her to see more consistency in her power production. Overall, Malerie is a talented player with skills that will transfer to the next level.
11/06/2014 - Softball Factory Select Training at Vero Beach Malerie is a sophomore outfielder that is continuing to develop her skill set. Defensively, Malerie has an athletic and out in front fielding position. She has fluid footwork and takes good angles to the ball. Malerie receives the ball with sure and confident hands. She hustles to the ball and makes aggressive plays. Offensively, Malerie uses a balanced and square setup. She has a firm front side and swings with a level bat path to contact. Malerie makes hard contact to both sides of the field. By working to use her lower half more she will increase her power numbers. Overall, Malerie is a hard worker that is going to continue to develop as a player.