I-10 Border Battle Preview: Jeff Elkins




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

The I-10 Border is coming January 16th to Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. This event will feature prospects from Louisiana and Texas, with a workout in the morning followed by live game action. As we lead up to the event, just a few days away, we will continue to preview several of the top players scheduled to be in attendance.

Name: Jeff Elkins
School: AES
Position: OF
Grad Year: 
2017
State Rank: 17
Commitment: Louisiana-Lafayette

Scouting Report

Louisiana-Lafayette recruit, currently ranked No. 17 in Louisiana’s 2017 class. A 5-foot-10, 165-pound outfielder with an average, athletic frame. Excellent athlete that posted a 6.51 60-yard dash. Quality defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, clean exchange and plays through balls well. Short arm action into ¾ release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 88 mph. Right-handed hitter that hits from athletic setup, smooth load, leg kick, solid lower half and balance. Gap to gap type hitter with fluid rhythm, level path and explosive bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 94 mph.

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