Prep Baseball Report

Player Spotlight: OF Cole Stamper (Eureka, 2016)

Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

Cole Stamper (Eureka, 2016) Stamper is a 6-foot 190-pound right-handed hitting outfielder and helped the Wildcats to an appearance in the Class 5 Final Four in early June. 

Stamper runs a 7.06 60 and has an 87 mph exit velo, his positional velo is 81 mph.  He has repeatable swing mechanics, with a smooth load and quick bat speed.  In the outfield, Stamper is a solid defender.  He takes good routes to the ball, has an over-top-release, and makes accurate throws. 

Currently, Stamper is playing for the St. Louis Gamers, and preparing for a return to the Class 5 Final Four his senior year.  Here is a look into the recruiting process for Cole Stamper. 

PBR : Are you looking for anything in particular in a school? (Example: high academics, certain academic program, local, etc.)

Stamper: Presently I am undecided on a major.  The school academic program is an important factor.  I am open to location and want to find a school that, is a good fit for me personally both on and off the field.

PBR: Recap your junior season for us at Eureka.  Describe the journey to the Class 5 Final Four. Name some players that played a key role for Eureka in 2015.

Stamper: This season was amazing!  Making it to the Final Four!  We achieved what had only been done once before in our schools history!  We came together as a team from day one both on and off the field.  We jelled from the start.  This was a key factor that contributed to our success!  Our starters Blake Clines, Bo Highfill and Nate Witherspoon paved the way for us and their great performances enabled  the rest of the team to step up as well.  Our coaching staff worked us hard and had confidence in all of us. This is a year I will never forget.

PBR: What are you goals for your senior season?

Stamper: My goal for my senior year is to win a State Championship!  To work hard and elevate my game. To contribute as a key player to help take team all the way. 

PBR: What travel team do you play for? Are you playing fall ball with a team?

Stamper: I play for the St. Louis Gamers.  Yes, I will be playing fall ball for the Gamers.

PBR: Do you play any other sports?

Stamper: I do not play any other sports.  I am focused on baseball.

PBR: What are your ACT and GPA?

Stamper: My ACT is 25 and my GPA is 3.5.

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