Taylor Smith

C/SS
Long Beach, CA
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Grad:2015
HT:5'4''
WT:120 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:54 MPH
Class:6
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
07/09/2013Advanced Training and Competition at the World Cup  
03/03/2013College PREP - Orange, CA Play in this window
Taylor Smith Long Beach, CA info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2015Height:5'4''Weight: 120 LBS
Primary Pos:C Secondary Pos:SSBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:Long Beach Polytechnic High School Summer Team:OC United Cochran
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:    3.88 THROWING Velocity:   54 Arm Strength:   45
CATCHING Receiving:   45 Blocking:   42 Release Time:   1.85
INFIELD Fielding:   42
RH HITTINGHitting:   40 Power:   38  
OVERALL Class Rating: 6 Position Projection: C
07/09/2013 - Advanced Training and Competition at the World Cup Taylor continues to develop as an athlete. She has a natural presence behind the plate and an eagerness to become a better athlete. As a C, she possesses position awareness, has confident glovework when receiving, and an athletic setup. Continuing to focus on blocking fundamentals such as gaining ground, keeping the head down as well as quick, efficient transfers when throwing will increase efficiency. As a hitter, she has an athletically balanced set up and a quick, short bat path to the ball that produces consistent line drives. Continuing to focus on a stride and load, utilizing the lower half, and bat extension after contact will increase power and efficiency. Implementing a strength and conditioning program will increase speed, agility, power, body awareness, and coordination. As Taylor continues to develop and mature through application and experience, she will be on track for seeking collegiate attention.
03/03/2013 - College PREP - Orange, CA Taylor is a developing athlete. As a C, she has a quick transfer, active footwork, a good, quiet base, and lateral movement when blocking. Focusing on staying low on catches and throws, a direct throwing path to the target, and a quicker reaction time will increase footwork, range, and accuracy. As a SS, she has an accurate arm, sure hands, fluid footwork, and agile range. Focusing on using the body to throw, increasing arm strength, and backhand fielding will increase her skill set and efficiency on the field. In the box, she has a square, balanced set up, a short bat path, and good rhythm and extension. Focusing on driving her hands through the zone and implementing a stride and load will increase hard, consistent contact to all playing fields. With application and experience, Taylor is on track for collegiate attention.