Michael Nielsen

HS Grad 2016
Age 19 and 2 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) C  1B, 3B, RHP
Ht/Wt 6-4, 225 lb
B/T L/R
School  Lake Park
Hometown  Bloomingdale, IL USA
Summer Team  Illinois Indians Tribe
Fall Team  Illinois Indians Tribe
All Americans/All Regions
2016 Central Region HM 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2015 Underclass Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
Top 1000
Position - C
224
IL State Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
85
Position - C
12
GPA
3.08
SAT
--
ACT
23

4 yr Commitment
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8.5
2/7/2015
Latest Showcase Report
2015 Pitcher Catcher Indoor Showcase   Feb 07, 2015
PG Grade: 8.5
Michael Nielsen is a 2016 C/RHP/1B with a 6-4 200 lb. frame from Bloomingdale, IL who attends Lake Park HS. Tall and angular athletic build, good present strength with the room for plenty more. Left handed hitter, sound hitting approach, hits tall and stays on top of the ball, smooth loose swing, aggressive hitter who creates bat speed, looks to pull the ball, will get overanxious and long at times out of aggressive, projects very well offensively with additional strength and repetitions. Good athleticism behind the plate, shows quickness, rotational thrower with good arm strength, release will create big tailing action at times, 1.92 best pop time, soft hand receiving the ball. Also pitched, high energy delivery, gets back turned well, repeats mechanics. Fastball topped out at 83 mph, ball seems to get on hitters quickly, change up is his best pitch and he has confidence in it, good deception, short slider. Throws strikes and competes. Nice all around athlete who should continue to improve.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 86 mph
10/2/2015
78.52% Rank
best 97  avg 81
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 97  avg 80
 (2016 class)
C 75 mph
2/7/2015
52.80% Rank
best 85  avg 74
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 86  avg 74
 (2016 class)
Pop 1.92 sec
2/7/2015
78.03% Rank
best 1.77  avg 2.01
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 1.75  avg 2.03
 (2016 class)
Exit Velo 95.00 mph
2/7/2015
98.84% Rank
best 95.00  avg 81.62
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 95.00  avg 81.62
 (2016 class)
Zepp Hitting Metrics
Bat Speed at Impact 88.000 mph
2/7/2015
79.84% Rank
best 109.212  avg 79.757
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 109.212  avg 79.263
 (2016 class)
Hand Speed Max 36.000 mph
2/7/2015
90.24% Rank
best 45.000  avg 30.634
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 45.000  avg 30.520
 (2016 class)
Time to Impact 0.102 sec
2/7/2015
94.51% Rank
best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class)
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