Cooper Newsom
Cooper Newsom
Cooper Newsom
Cooper Newsom
Cooper Newsom

CLASS OF 2022

SS
RHP

Cooper
Newsom

Stewarts Creek (HS) • TN
6-2 • 175LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Knights Baseball 17u Platinum

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10/24/20

6-foot-1, 175-pound middle infielder; lean, athletic frame. Sharp hands up the middle with above average speed (7.15-7.3 sixty), making all the plays.  Sound footwork and showed ability to make throws from multiple slots. Offensively, balanced relax, stance with impact load and moderate leg kick. Newsom does a great job staying engaged with his lower half. Strong bat with above average bat speed (Avg: 68.7 mph per Blast) and knack for barrel producing consistent loud contact (Max: 98.4 mph; Avg: 91.1 mph per Trackman). At TN/KY Border Battle, finished 3 for 5 with 3 singles, a walk, and 2 stolen bases while playing both middle infield positions. Newsom has established himself as the top uncommitted 22' middle infielder in the TN class.  

7/21/20

6’1, 175-pound middle infielder showed a big offensive jump since we last saw him in January, improving his exit velocity by 9 ticks and continuing to see his work in the weight room pay off.  Medium, athletic frame w/ some well-proportioned lean strength, super projectable.  Offensively, hits w/ a straight on, slightly crouched stance w/ quiet hands into leg kick and short load.  Generates above average bat speed through the zone, whippy.  Explosive bat speed.  Led the event with the top exit speed of 98.45 per Trackman.  Did not show any issues repeating his leg kick, tended to be on time in game.  Pull power type w/ chance for all fields power as frame continues to mature.  Defensively, stays low w/ solid hands and footwork w/ the arm strength to stay on the left side of the infield.

1/19/20

5-foot-11, 165-pound  lean frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 84 mph. Began in a crouched stance, had a small load and used a big leg kick right before his swing. Displays quick bat speed and a flat swing plane, he ends his swing with extension on his finish. Gap to gap approach. In the infield, made throws across the field up to 83 mph; has soft hands and a clean exchange. Used a high ¾ slot with long arm action. He recorded a 60 time of 7.42 at the event.  

Positional_Profile: SS/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pound lean frame

Hit: RHH. Crouched stance, small load, big leg kick stride. Quick bat speed. Extension on his finish, flat swing. 

Power: 84  mph exit velocity.  gap to gap approach. 

Defense: 83 infield velocity. Clean exchange, soft hands. 

Arm: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot. 


9/27/19

5-foot-10, 155-pound right-handed hitting middle infielder, proportional build, solid athlete. Offensively, open setup, hands separate on load, reverse toe-tap stride, good balance through contact. Line drive type hitter, swing works smoothly through the zone, can get uphill at-times. With added strength will have the ability to consistently drive the ball gap-to-gap.

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