Melissa Newberry

RHP
San Antonio, TX
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Grad:2017
HT:5'3
WT:130 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:54 MPH
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
12/27/2014Softball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament  
01/11/2014College PREP - San Antonio, TX Play in this window
Melissa Newberry San Antonio, TX info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2017Height:5'3Weight: 130 LBS
Primary Pos:RHP Secondary Pos:Bats:RightThrows: Right
High School:LOUIS D BRANDEIS HIGH SCHOOL Summer Team:AC Firecrackers 16U - Pinto
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:    3.70 THROWING Velocity:   54  
PITCHING Control:   45 Delivery:   45 Arm Action:    45
  FB MPH-Range:54 - 55  
  CR MPH-Range: 54 - 55  
  CH MPH-Range:45 - 45  
  SC MPH-Range:53 - 53  
  DR MPH-Range:53 - 54  
  RS MPH-Range:52 - 54  
  OTH MPH-Range: 50 - 51  
RH HITTINGHitting:   40 Power:   42  
OVERALL Position Projection: RHP | 1B
12/27/2014 - Softball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament Melissa is a 2017 1B/RHP with a solid skill set. On the mound, Melissa has great composure and the ability to get outs. She has an athletic stance and fluid arm action. Melissa has an excellent screwball and changes speeds well with her changeup. Continuing to improve on staying tall and throw/thrust mechanics will make Melissa more of a threat. At 1B, she is a hard worker with a coachable attitude. Her arm slot fits the position and she does a great job of playing through the ball. She needs to improve on transferring to the bag more efficiently and catching the ball in front of the body. At the plate, Melissa does a lot of things right. She uses a square set up and maintains centered balance. Melissa has a direct/level swing path with good bat speed and barrel accuracy. She is a good singles hitter across all fields. Keeping her weight back will increase her power production exponentially. Overall, Melissa is a talented player with skills that will transfer to the next level.
01/11/2014 - College PREP - San Antonio, TX Melissa is a young freshman pitcher that can also contribute offensively. On the mound, Melissa has a tall, athletic stance with a quick arm swing and smooth delivery. Her curve ball has sharp movement when thrown for a strike or when thrown off the plate for chase pitch. She does a good job at keeping her drop ball low and its sharp movement makes it a good ground ball or strike out pitch. By working on making her change up a more consistent pitch, Melissa will become more of a threat. Offensively, Melissa uses a square setup with a backwards load and long stride to make a positive move to the ball. She has a level to slightly upwards swing and she allows the ball to travel to its correct contact points. By adding extension to her swing, Melissa will be able to stay through the ball longer and create more line drives. Overall, Melissa is a talented player for her age and she will continue to grow and develop as a player.