Matt Olson

HS Grad 2015
Age 20 and 7 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) RHP  1B, 3B
Ht/Wt 6-4, 200 lb
B/T R/R
School  Whitfield Academy
Hometown  Mableton, GA USA
Summer Team  17u 643 DP Cougars
Fall Team  643 DP Cougars
All Americans/All Regions
2015 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Southeast Region HM
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2014 Underclass High Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
500
Position - RHP
314
GA State Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
98
Position - RHP
31
GPA
3.73
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Richmond 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8.5
6/11/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2013 Jr National Showcase   Jun 11, 2013
PG Grade: 8.5
Matt Olson is a 2015 RHP/1B/3B with a 6-4 195 lb. frame from Mableton, GA who attends Whitefield Academy. Tall, slender young build, very projectable. High hand delivery, extended 3/4's arm slot, some drift to release point, fast paced medium arm action, lands closed and throws cross body, hips don't get opened. Mid 80's fastball, topped out at 86 mph, mostly straight. Best pitch is true slider that has sharpness and bite, hides slider well and throws it for strikes, developing change up. Getting better direction and lower half use could mean immediate velocity and fastball command improvement but is very projectable nonetheless. Has already gained 4-5 mph on his fastball and slider in the last year. Right handed hitter, long pre-loaded swing, has some bat speed, stays on plane well and squares up, solid mid field contact, has some hitting tools. Good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 87 mph
5/22/2015
80.54% Rank
best 95  avg 82
 (2015 class in 2015)

best 97  avg 80
 (2015 class)
60 7.13 sec
6/11/2013
73.33% Rank
best 6.44  avg 7.38
 (2015 class in 2013)

best 6.17  avg 7.33
 (2015 class)

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