Brody Brecht
Brody Brecht




Ankeny (HS) • IA
6-4 • 200LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Ankeny Warhawks


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Dual commit for football and baseball to the U. of Iowa. In the 2020 IA High School State Tournament; Brecht came out in first inning consistently sitting 95-98 mph on the mound. Relatively held velocity throughout the game; consistently touching 95-96 mph in the later innings. Currently ranked #360 in the country; Brecht should see a significant jump upwards in the PBR Overall.


6-foot-3, 190-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. One of top multi-sport athletes in Iowa 2021 class. 6.63 runner. Open stance, large leg kick trigger, slight uphill plane through contact, consistently squares baseball, shows pop in bat with lean present strength and long levers, 89 mph exit velocity. Well above avg. arm strength, simple fielding mechanics, quick release, online throws with above avg. carry to target, 92 mph arm strength from outfield. On mound; medium balance point with uncontrolled front foot outside knee, long arm action with wrapping path on back-side of body. Fastball was 89-91 mph, above avg. arm quickness, drives baseball on steep downhill plane with late running action. Slower spin with larger shape on 11/5 curveball. Good tempo and arm speed on changeup with avg. overall action at plate.

7/30/18- 6-foot-3, 185-pound right-handed 2-way player. Long lean athletic frame with wiry strength. One of top follows in Iowa 2021 class. 4.7 H-1B time. Open stance, body load, consistent line drive contact, even while lacking extension through contact- shows above avg. pop in bat, 89 mph exit velocity. Athletic in field, quicker release, avg. momentum through ball, online throws with carry and accuracy, 90 mph arm strength from outfield. On mound; high leg balance point with front foot outside knee, clean arm action, OT slot, minimal use of lower half, some occasional finish to plate. Fastball was 81-84 mph with late cutting action to plate. Avg. breaking ball should continue to develop with 11/5 shape. Sink and tumbling action on changeup. Mechanics lack polish but projects through the roof. As he continues to mature and develop; Brecht has a chance to be one of the better players in the state.

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