Most Viewed KS Profiles of 2021: No. 10 Cooper Kelley


Andy Urban
OK/MO/KS & Creekside Scouting Supervisor

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As we close the door on 2021 and head into 2022, PBR KS takes a look at the top 10 most viewed profiles of the year. We are able to drill down into the data and track the number of reads thanks to Google Analytics. As we usually see, the list is dominated by some of the top performers and players who have made commitments this year. 

Cooper Kelly has continue to climb the state and national rankings throughout his career as an elite defender and team leader. The 2021 SS is committed to KU and helped lead BVSW to a state championship this year. 



Cooper Kelly

Class of 2022 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Blue Valley Southwest
    State: KS
  • Summer Team: KC Royals Scout Team
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(07/08/20)
80 - 83
FB
(07/08/20)
66 - 70
CB
(07/08/20)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
80 - 83
CB
66 - 70
Position
6.92
60-yard
(09/05/21)
88
INF Velo
(02/06/22)
94
Exit Velo
(02/06/22)
4.08
H-1st
(02/14/21)
Position
60-yard
7
INF Velo
88
Exit Velo
94
Position
60-yard
6.92
INF Velo
87
Position
INF Velo
86
H-1st
4.08
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
7.45
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
85
Trackman - Hitting
94.2
Exit Velocity (max)
(09/05/21)
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
(02/06/22)
268
Distance (avg)
(09/05/21)
362
Distance (max)
(09/05/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
93.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
87.7
Distance (avg)
253
Distance (max)
340
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
94.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
80
Distance (avg)
268
Distance (max)
362
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
92.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
84.7
Distance (avg)
143
Distance (max)
263
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
25.3
Hand Speed (max)
(02/14/21)
23.3
Hand Speed (avg)
(02/14/21)
77.6
Bat Speed (max)
(02/14/21)
72.2
Bat Speed (avg)
(02/14/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24.3
Hand Speed (avg)
22.3
Bat Speed (max)
70.9
Bat Speed (avg)
68.2
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
23.3
Hand Speed (avg)
21.6
Bat Speed (max)
72.1
Bat Speed (avg)
67.3
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
25.3
Hand Speed (avg)
23.3
Bat Speed (max)
77.6
Bat Speed (avg)
72.2
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

2/14/21

 

Positional Profile: SS

Body: 6-foot-1, 185-pound well-built and athletic frame. 

Hit: SWITCH.  At the plate starts with an athletic posture from both sides of the plate and utilizes a short two tap stride with good rhythm.  Likes to play the ball deeper in the zone and has a short bat path with very quick hands.  Gets good extension through the ball and is showing some present strength at contact.  Explosive bat speed from both sides of the plate.  Level bat path and does a good job of matching plane.

Power:  92 mph exit velocity from the tee. 

Arm: RH.  INF-86 mph.  High ¾ arm slot with a very quick hand and loose arm action. 

Defense: In the infield maintains good athletic position throughout the fielding process.  Very clean feet and routes to the ball.  Exchanges are clean and quick.  Showcases good lateral movement and ability to cover ground.  Good feel for the control of the body and also has very soft hands.  Projects to stay in the middle of the diamond at the next level.  Very good overall defender.

Run: 4.08 runner from home to first.


 

2/29/20

 

Cooper Kelly, Blue Valley Southwest (KS), 2022
Positional Profile: SS A switch-hitter with feel from both sides of the plate, able to stick up the middle defensively. A high-follow in his class.
Body: 6-foot-1, 175-pounds. Athletic, wiry, well-proportioned build; more maturity to come.
Defense: Athletic fielding position, fields with a confident rhythm, fluid footwork, silky smooth hands, clean funnels leading to quick release, advanced defender that can stick up the middle.
Arm: RH.  INF - 85 mph.  Short, loose arm action, high 3/4 slot, lively arm.
Hit: SH. Well balanced setup, smooth load from both sides of the plate, leg kick trigger, short stride.  Loose hands, short, level path through the zone to contact, steady line drive approach to all fields, more juice from the left side, rhythm through contact.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Easily finds the barrel.
Run: 7.45 runner in the 60.