Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2026

2B
RHP

Elijah
Nester

Bentonville West (HS) • AR
6' 0" • 155LBS
R/R • 15yr 9mo
Travel Team: Midland Midwest

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Best of Snapshot
Physical
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
Comments
Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
19.8
Hand Speed (max)
1/28/23
65.6
Bat Speed (max)
2/18/24
16.4
Rot. Acc (max)
2/18/24
-
Hard Hit %
Power
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
2/18/24
82.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/06/23
320
Distance (max)
6/06/23
75
Sweet Spot %
1/28/23
Run
7.23
60
6/06/23
4.07
30-yd
6/06/23
1.77
10-yd
2/18/24
19.4
Run speed (max)
6/06/23
Defense
82
INF Velo
2/18/24
79
OF Velo
6/06/23
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

82
Velocity (max)
2/18/24
79.4 - 81.4
Velo Range
2/18/24
2029
Spin Rate (avg)
1/28/23

Changeup

73 - 74.4
Velo Range
2/18/24
1663
Spin Rate (avg)
1/28/23

Curveball

72 - 73
Velo Range
2/18/24
1956
Spin Rate (avg)
1/28/23

Slider

69 - 69
Velo Range
6/06/23
1762
Spin Rate (avg)
6/06/23

Positional Tools

2024
2023
Infield Velocity
82.0
60 Yard Dash
7.23
Infield Velocity
68.0
Outfield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
12.2
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Position
82
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 6, 2023
Position
7.23
60-yard
79
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
Northwest Arkansas Preseason ID
Jan 28, 2023
Position
68
INF Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2024
2023
Exit Velocity Max
88.4
Exit Velocity Avg
80.7
Distance Max
280
Distance Avg
132
Launch Angle Avg
10.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.2
Exit Velocity Avg
79.5
Distance Max
320
Distance Avg
241
Launch Angle Avg
27.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
80.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
132
Distance (avg)
280
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 6, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
88.2
Exit Velocity (max)
82.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
266
Distance (avg)
320
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Northwest Arkansas Preseason ID
Jan 28, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
80.3
Exit Velocity (max)
76.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
213
Distance (avg)
266
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
Hand Speed Max
19.7
Hand Speed Avg
19.0
Bat Speed Max
65.6
Bat Speed Avg
63.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
19.8
Hand Speed Avg
18.9
Bat Speed Max
65.5
Bat Speed Avg
62.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Blast - Hitting
19.7
Hand Speed (max)
19.0
Hand Speed (avg)
65.6
Bat Speed (max)
63.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 6, 2023
Blast - Hitting
19.4
Hand Speed (max)
18.7
Hand Speed (avg)
64.4
Bat Speed (max)
62.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Northwest Arkansas Preseason ID
Jan 28, 2023
Blast - Hitting
19.8
Hand Speed (max)
19.0
Hand Speed (avg)
65.5
Bat Speed (max)
62.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2024
2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1896
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1731
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1480
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2019
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.7
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1941
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1663
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
68.7
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1762
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
81.7
Velocity (max)
79.4 - 81.4
Velo Range
81.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,003
Spin Rate (max)
1,896
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
72.9
Velocity (max)
71.8 - 72.7
Velo Range
72.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,736
Spin Rate (max)
1,731
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.7
Velocity (max)
73.0 - 74.4
Velo Range
75.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,573
Spin Rate (max)
1,480
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 6, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
78.9
Velocity (max)
76.0 - 78.0
Velo Range
72.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,111
Spin Rate (max)
2,013
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
70.1
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 70.1
Velo Range
63.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,998
Spin Rate (max)
1,916
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
68.7
Velocity (max)
63.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,762
Spin Rate (max)
1,762
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Northwest Arkansas Preseason ID
Jan 28, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
75.9
Velocity (max)
71.8 - 74.7
Velo Range
75.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,084
Spin Rate (max)
2,029
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
67.5
Velocity (max)
64.3 - 66.8
Velo Range
66.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,135
Spin Rate (max)
1,956
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.3
Velocity (max)
67.5 - 69.0
Velo Range
70.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,716
Spin Rate (max)
1,663
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2024
2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.0
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Pitching
82
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
72 - 73
CB
73 - 74
CH
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 6, 2023
Pitching
79
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
67 - 70
CB
69 - 69
SL
Northwest Arkansas Preseason ID
Jan 28, 2023
Pitching
76
Max FB
72 - 75
FB
64 - 67
CB
68 - 69
CH

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.77
30 Yard Dash
4.07
60 Yard Dash
7.23
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.79
30 Yard Dash
4.07
60 Yard Dash
7.23
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Swift
1.77
10-yd
4.08
30-yd
7.45
60-yd
18.2
Run speed (max)
29.5
Jump Height (max)
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 6, 2023
Swift
1.79
10-yd
4.07
30-yd
7.23
60-yd
19.4
Run speed (max)
0.83
RSi (max)
0.83
RSi (avg)
1,303
Jump Power (max)
30.1
Jump Height (max)
30.1
Jump Height (avg)
Northwest Arkansas Preseason ID
Jan 28, 2023
Swift
1.83
10-yd
4.31
30-yd
7.91
60-yd
17.0
Run speed (max)
1.70
RSi (max)
1.70
RSi (avg)
1,040
Jump Power (max)
24.9
Jump Height (max)
24.9
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2024
2023
Edge Score
65.64
Edge Score
68.54

Pitch Ai

Notes

News

Comments

6/06/23
Elijah Nester, Bentonville West (AR), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-11, 148-pounds.
Arm Action: RH
FB: T79, 76-78 mph. T2111, 2013 average rpm.
CB: 67-70 mph. T1998, 1916 average rpm.
SL: 69-69 mph. T1762, 1762 average rpm.
ATH: 7.23 runner in the 60. 1.79 and 4.07 10 and 30 yard splits. 30.10 max vertical.
6/06/23

Elijah Nester, Bentonville West (AR), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-11, 148-pounds.
Arm Action: RH
FB: T79, 76-78 mph. T2111, 2013 average rpm.
CB: 67-70 mph. T1998, 1916 average rpm.
SL: 69-69 mph. T1762, 1762 average rpm.
ATH: 7.23 runner in the 60. 1.79 and 4.07 10 and 30 yard splits. 30.10 max vertical.

6/06/23
Elijah Nester, Bentonville West (AR), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-11, 148-pounds.
Hit: RHH
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 83 mph. 320' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-79 mph.
ATH: 7.23 runner in the 60. 1.79 and 4.07 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 30.10 max vertical.
Vizual Edge: 68.54 Edge Score
6/06/23

Elijah Nester, Bentonville West (AR), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-11, 148-pounds.
Hit: RHH
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 83 mph. 320' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-79 mph.
ATH: 7.23 runner in the 60. 1.79 and 4.07 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 30.10 max vertical.
Vizual Edge: 68.54 Edge Score

1/28/23

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-11, 135-pounds. Athletic with lean build and room for added strength.
Delivery: Clean repeatable delivery, up tempo after leg lift, quick clean down the slope with even land at release, slight spin around lead leg to finish.
Arm Action: RH. Quick clean high 3/4 slot.
FB: T76, 72-75 mph. Straight with angle and carry. T2084, 2029 average rpm.
CB: 64-67 mph. Early action with 11-5 shape. T2135, 1956 average rpm.
CH: 68-69 mph. Feel with fade to arm side. T1716, 1663 average rpm.

1/28/23
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-11, 135-pounds. Athletic with lean build and room for added strength.
Delivery: Clean repeatable delivery, up tempo after leg lift, quick clean down the slope with even land at release, slight spin around lead leg to finish.
Arm Action: RH. Quick clean high 3/4 slot.
FB: T76, 72-75 mph. Straight with angle and carry. T2084, 2029 average rpm.
CB: 64-67 mph. Early action with 11-5 shape. T2135, 1956 average rpm.
CH: 68-69 mph. Feel with fade to arm side. T1716, 1663 average rpm.
1/28/23

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-11, 135-pounds. Athletic with lean build and room for added strength.
Hits: RHH. Simple athletic setup, hand rhythm to small leg raise, short compact stroke with consistency in the ground. Short path producing consistent line drives.
Power: 80 max exit velocity, averaged 76.3 MPH. 266' max distance. Repeated barrels with gap to gap approach.
Arm: RH. INF-68 mph.Clean arm swing, high 3/4 slot with average carry.
Defense: Athletic actions, funnel to midline, fingers down to field, quick transfer and release.
Run: 7.91 runner in the 60.

1/28/23
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-11, 135-pounds. Athletic with lean build and room for added strength.
Hits: RHH. Simple athletic setup, hand rhythm to small leg raise, short compact stroke with consistency in the ground. Short path producing consistent line drives.
Power: 80 max exit velocity, averaged 76.3 MPH. 266' max distance. Repeated barrels with gap to gap approach.
Arm: RH. INF-68 mph.Clean arm swing, high 3/4 slot with average carry.
Defense: Athletic actions, funnel to midline, fingers down to field, quick transfer and release.
Run: 7.91 runner in the 60.

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Physical

2024
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2024
Physical - Athlete
6' 0"
Ht
155.0
Wt
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)