James Williams

HS Grad 2016
Age 19 and 7 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) C  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-1, 188 lb
B/T R/R
School  Harrison
Hometown  Kennesaw, GA USA
Summer Team  17U 643 DP Cougars
Fall Team  17U 643 DP Cougars
All Americans/All Regions
2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Southeast Region HM
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2014 Underclass High Honorable Mention 
2015 Underclass High Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
500
Position - C
84
GA State Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
72
Position - C
13
GPA
4.16
SAT
1890
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Georgia 

College(s) interested in
ACC 
SEC 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9
8/24/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2015 National Showcase   Jun 17, 2015
PG Grade: 9
James Williams is a 2016 C/RHP with a 6-0 175 lb. frame from Kennesaw, GA who attends Harrison HS. Medium, athletic build with broad shoulders, solid present strength and overall athleticism. Versatile defensive player, primary catcher. Low crouch set, good receiver of the ball, has a quick exchange and compact arm-action. Popped a 1.90 in defensive drills. Also plays infield, profiles at third base with good arm strength, carry on throws. Right handed hitter, open stance with wide base, closes off well, small leg lift timing trigger. Swings hard and has some bat speed, gets off balance at times. Flashes ability to get extended, hit some balls sharply to pullside. Also pitches, uses simple side step into leg lift delivery, slight hunch over frontside, maintains solid balance. Fastball up to 86 mph, able to throw strikes with offering. Changeup shows some deceptive action, repeats armspeed well. Rare soft curveball with 11/5 shape. Excellent student, verbal commitment to University of Georgia.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 91 mph
5/22/2015
96.74% Rank
best 97  avg 81
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 97  avg 80
 (2016 class)
60 7.64 sec
6/17/2015
15.48% Rank
best 6.29  avg 7.27
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 6.29  avg 7.35
 (2016 class)
10 SPL 1.80 sec
6/17/2015
31.28% Rank
best 1.40  avg 1.75
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 1.40  avg 1.74
 (2016 class)
IF 88 mph
8/11/2014
98.06% Rank
best 94  avg 77
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 95  avg 78
 (2016 class)
C 81 mph
6/9/2014
95.09% Rank
best 86  avg 73
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 86  avg 74
 (2016 class)
Pop 1.87 sec
6/9/2014
95.11% Rank
best 1.75  avg 2.02
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 1.75  avg 2.03
 (2016 class)
 Hitting Metrics   Learn more
Bat Speed at Impact 81.168 mph
6/17/2015
56.68% Rank
best 109.212  avg 79.757
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 109.212  avg 79.263
 (2016 class)
Hand Speed Max 30.129 mph
6/17/2015
46.74% Rank
best 45.000  avg 30.634
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 45.000  avg 30.520
 (2016 class)
Time to Impact 0.126 sec
6/17/2015
63.19% Rank
best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class)
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