Player Spotlight: SS/OF Mason Turner




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

Name: Mason Turner
School: Terrebonne
Position: SS/OF
Grad Year: 
2018
State Rank: 20
Commitment: Nicholls State

Scouting Report

Nicholls State recruit, currently ranked No. 20 in Louisiana’s 2018 class. Lean 6-foot, 175-pound frame, athletic build, room to add strength and size. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, smooth load, leg lift, explosive lower half and solid balance. Line-drive, gap to gap type hitter with fluid rhythm, level path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 85 mph. Quality defender with average hands, fluid footwork, clean exchanges, and plays through balls athletically. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy, and carry on throws that produced a positional velocity of 89 mph from outfield and  82 mph from infield. Also posted a 7.25 60-yard dash. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into over-the-top release with average arm speed, and regular effort. Some rhythm, uphill, closed shoulders, in-line direction, lands soft and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 81-83 mph touching 85 mph. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with gradual break and near fastball arm speed at 71-72 mph. Also showed a change up with near fastball arm speed and arm side run at 73-75 mph.

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