Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

C
SS

Nikola
French

Omaha Westside (HS) • NE
6' 2" • 205.5LBS
R/R • 17yr 7mo
Travel Team: Nebraska Prospects

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Physical
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
Pitching Velos
Swift
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
23
Hand Speed (max)
7/26/23
78.5
Bat Speed (max)
10/16/22
23.2
Rot. Acc (max)
7/26/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
97.3
Exit Velocity (max)
10/16/22
92.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
10/16/22
379
Distance (max)
10/16/22
100
Sweet Spot %
2/20/22
Run
6.96
60
7/26/23
3.87
30-yd
10/16/22
1.7
10-yd
7/26/23
20
Run speed (max)
7/26/23
Defense
87
INF Velo
6/02/23
-
OF Velo
81
C Velo
6/03/22
1.95 - 2.15
Pop Time
2/20/22
Pitching

Fastball

83
Velocity (max)
6/02/23
78 - 83
Velo Range
6/02/23
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

74 - 75
Velo Range
6/02/23
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

71 - 73
Velo Range
6/02/23
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2023
2022
60 Yard Dash
6.96
Pop Time
2.01 - 2.14
Catcher Velocity
80.0
Infield Velocity
87.0
Power / Speed Score
13.8
60 Yard Dash
7.05
Pop Time
1.95 - 2.15
Catcher Velocity
81.0
Infield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
13.8
2023 PBR Future Games
Jul 26, 2023
Position
6.96
60-yard
2.01 - 2.08
Pop Time
80
C Velo
Power Speed Score
PBR NE Scout Day- Nebraska Prospects
Jun 2, 2023
Position
2.06 - 2.11
Pop Time
87
INF Velo
79
C Velo
Power Speed Score
PBR NE Elite 50 (Invite Only)
May 21, 2023
Position
2.08 - 2.14
Pop Time
78
C Velo
Power Speed Score
PBR NE Fall Review
Oct 16, 2022
Position
2.00 - 2.04
Pop Time
80
C Velo
PBR NE Scout Day- Nebraska Prospects
Jun 3, 2022
Position
7.21
60-yard
2.00 - 2.14
Pop Time
83
INF Velo
81
C Velo
Power Speed Score
PBR NE Preseason All-State
Feb 20, 2022
Position
7.05
60-yard
1.95 - 2.15
Pop Time
80
INF Velo
78
C Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2023
2022
Exit Velocity Max
96.3
Exit Velocity Avg
85.6
Distance Max
368
Distance Avg
200
Launch Angle Avg
17.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
97.3
Exit Velocity Avg
89.8
Distance Max
379
Distance Avg
241
Launch Angle Avg
19.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
FG Workout IL/IN/MDW/WI
Jul 26, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
96.3
Exit Velocity (max)
90.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
237
Distance (avg)
346
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 PBR Future Games
Jul 26, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
96.3
Exit Velocity (max)
90.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
237
Distance (avg)
346
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR NE Scout Day- Nebraska Prospects
Jun 2, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
94.2
Exit Velocity (max)
78.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
182
Distance (avg)
360
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR NE Elite 50 (Invite Only)
May 21, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
93.6
Exit Velocity (max)
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
155
Distance (avg)
368
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR NE Fall Review
Oct 16, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
97.3
Exit Velocity (max)
92.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
235
Distance (avg)
379
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR NE Scout Day- Nebraska Prospects
Jun 3, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
95.1
Exit Velocity (max)
88.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
253
Distance (avg)
368
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR NE Preseason All-State
Feb 20, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
93.2
Exit Velocity (max)
87.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
233
Distance (avg)
291
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2023
2022
Hand Speed Max
23.0
Hand Speed Avg
21.6
Bat Speed Max
77.3
Bat Speed Avg
73.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.9
Hand Speed Avg
22.3
Bat Speed Max
78.5
Bat Speed Avg
73.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2023 PBR Future Games
Jul 26, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.0
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
77.3
Bat Speed (max)
74.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
PBR NE Elite 50 (Invite Only)
May 21, 2023
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
21.1
Hand Speed (avg)
70.9
Bat Speed (max)
69.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
PBR NE Fall Review
Oct 16, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
22.3
Hand Speed (avg)
78.5
Bat Speed (max)
73.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.5
PBR NE Scout Day- Nebraska Prospects
Jun 2, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
78 - 83
FB
71 - 73
CB
74 - 75
CH

Game Performance

2023
2022
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.89
60 Yard Dash
6.96
Top Speed (MPH)
10 Yard Dash
1.72
30 Yard Dash
3.87
Top Speed (MPH)
2023 PBR Future Games
Jul 26, 2023
Swift
1.70
10-yd
3.89
30-yd
6.96
60-yd
20.0
Run speed (max)
FG Workout IL/IN/MDW/WI
Jul 26, 2023
Swift
1.70
10-yd
3.89
30-yd
6.96
60-yd
20.0
Run speed (max)
PBR NE Scout Day- Nebraska Prospects
Jun 2, 2023
Swift
1.79
10-yd
4.04
30-yd
7.22
60-yd
19.3
Run speed (max)
PBR NE Elite 50 (Invite Only)
May 21, 2023
Swift
1.85
10-yd
7.16
60-yd
19.3
Run speed (max)
PBR NE Fall Review
Oct 16, 2022
Swift
1.72
10-yd
3.87
30-yd
19.0
Run speed (max)

Visual Edge

2023
Edge Score
77.07

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

5/21/23

Body: 6-2, 208-pounds.
Hit: RHH Wide athletic setup with lower hand position. Heal up/down stride with upright barrel during load. Quickness in barrel with an upright path working the pull side in bp
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 86 mph. 368' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-78 mph.
Defense: 2.08-2.14 pop times. Size with athletic actions behind the plate. Strength in receiving low ball W/ quick release to 2nd. Some rawness blocking. High ceiling.
ATH: 7.16 runner in the 60. 1.85 10 yard split.
Vizual Edge: 61.32 Edge Score

10/16/22

Positional Profile: C/SS
Body: 6-2, 200-pounds.
Hits: RHH. Wide stance with upright bat position Heel lift load in the lower half with slightly backward movement in hands. Strang lower half that aggressive and engaged. Flat path with bat speed
Power: 97 max exit velocity, averaged 92.3 MPH. 379' max distance.
Arm: RH.
Defense: Some stiffness in hips. Athletic powerful body. Throws were around the bag

2/20/22

Positional Profile: C/SS
Body: 6-1, 197-pounds.
Defense: 1.95-2.15 pop times. C - quick feet with shot arm to second base w/ accurate throws. INF - Direct angles and playable glove w/ deep fielding position.  Showed some athleticism on the move.  Shorter arm action. 
Arm: C - 78 mph. INF - 80 mph.
Hit: RHH.  upright relaxed stance with  bat tilted away from pitcher.  Decent bat speed with consistent hard contact and showed so pop to both gaps
Power: 93.2 mph exit velocity from Trackman.
Run: 7.05 runner in the 60.

10/15/21

Big strong frame. Took very aggressive swings at balls in the zone, but also showed good patience. Good feet at 1B and threw it well behind the plate.

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Physical

2024
2023
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
FG Workout IL/IN/MDW/WI
Jul 26, 2023
Physical - Athlete
6' 1"
Ht
205.5
Wt
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)