PLUS60 Performance Testing Results



Today, the Prep Baseball Report hosted its first PLUS60 Performance Testing.  The event was a combine event that featured the 60 plus Shuttle Run, Broad Jump, Vertical Jump, Med Ball Toss, Exit Velocities, and Throwing Velocities.  As we progress into the new-era of BBCOR bats, the face of recruiting has changed and college coaches have started focusing on recruiting all-around athletes.  BBCOR bats have significantly decreased the trampoline effect of aluminum; essentially it’s like hitting with a deadened bat with a smaller sweet spot.  The college game, once buoyed by the long ball, has turned more to speed and athleticism.

Because of the heightened premium placed on athleticism, PLUS60 Performance Testing gives college coaches quantifiable measureables beyond the basic - and somewhat archaic - 60-yard dash. PLUS60 Performance Testing is designed to give recruiters a more in-depth look at prospects,
providing a standardized baseline for athleticism.

The event was highlighted by a handful of individuals.

Jake Ring, Grant HS, Class of 2013, who ran a 6.69, 4.44 shuttle run

 Alec Semersky, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound OF from Libertyville HS who ran a 6.65 60, 4.78 shuttle, 29’8” vertical.

Zach Jackovich, a 6-foot-1, 170-pound RHP/OF from Joliet Catholic HS, Class of 2014, also impressed with a 32’8” vertical jump, 9’3” broad jump, and a 39’ med ball toss.

TJ Case, a 6-foot-2, 166-pound RHP/OF from Willowbrook HS, looked good in every event posting a 9’3” broad jump, 49’2” med ball toss, and an easy 84 mph exit velo.

David Berger, Ida Crown HS, Class of 2014, ran a 6.8 60, 4.21 shuttle, and had a 9’ broad jump.

The Top 5 for each category are listed below.

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# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. 60
5 Burton Kyle Herscher 2013 5-9 155 6.61
63 Semersky Alec Libertyville 2013 6-3 190 6.65
35 Ring Jake Grant 2013 6-0 175 6.69
34 Murphy Nick Rochester 2013 6-0 175 6.7
1 Berger David Ida Crown 2014 5-8 140 6.8
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. 30
1 Berger David Ida Crown 2014 5-8 140 3.69
24 Kuntz Joshua Lyons Township 2014 5-10 165 3.81
5 Burton Kyle Herscher 2013 5-9 155 3.83
38 Jackovich Zach Joliet Catholic 2014 6-1 170 3.83
63 Semersky Alec Libertyville 2013 6-3 190 3.84
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. Shuttle Run
1 Berger David Ida Crown 2014 5-8 140 4.21
5 Burton Kyle Herscher 2013 5-9 155 4.37
35 Ring Jake Grant 2013 6-0 175 4.44
61 Frye Ryan Normal 2014 6-2 180 4.53
46 Reaves Justin De La Salle 2014 5-11 160 4.54
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. Vertical Jump
38 Jackovich Zach Joliet Catholic 2014 6-1 170 32'8"
24 Kuntz Joshua Lyons Township 2014 5-10 165 30'7"
65 Cooper Chris Oswego East 2013 5-8 185 30'6"
35 Ring Jake Grant 2013 6-0 175 30'3"
34 Murphy Nick Rochester 2013 6-0 175 30'3"
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. Broad Jump
38 Jackovich Zach Joliet Catholic 2014 6-1 170 9'3"
40 Case TJ Willowbrook 2014 6-2 166 9'3"
35 Ring Jake Grant 2013 6-0 175 9'2"
24 Kuntz Joshua Lyons Township 2014 5-10 165 9'0"
1 Berger David Ida Crown 2014 5-8 140 9'
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. Med Ball Toss
40 Case TJ Willowbrook 2014 6-2 166 49'2"
61 Frye Ryan Normal 2014 6-2 180 45'8"
64 Hansen Mike Glenbard East 2013 6-4 180 45'
24 Kuntz Joshua Lyons Township 2014 5-10 165 44"
33 Marchese Jimmy Stevenson 2015 6-0 175 43'3"
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. Exit Velo
61 Frye Ryan Normal 2014 6-2 180 87
35 Ring Jake Grant 2013 6-0 175 85
46 Reaves Justin De La Salle 2014 5-11 160 85
40 Case TJ Willowbrook 2014 6-2 166 84
62 Pasko Justin T.F. South 2013 6-2 155 82
# Last First School Class Ht. Wt. Throwing Velo
35 Ring Jake Grant 2013 6-0 175 84
40 Case TJ Willowbrook 2014 6-2 166 84
24 Kuntz Joshua Lyons Township 2014 5-10 165 84
31 Tucker Jeff Lyons Township 2014 5-11 160 82
65 Cooper Chris Oswego East 2013 5-8 185 81