Matt Vickers

HS Grad 2016
Age 19 and 6 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-2, 180 lb
B/T L/L
School  St. Thomas More
Hometown  Rapid City, SD USA
Summer Team  Post 22
Fall Team  Big Sky Baseball
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 - LHP
296
SD State Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
2
Position - LHP
1
GPA
3.0
SAT
--
ACT
32
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8.5
8/21/2015
Latest Showcase Report
2015 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 21, 2015
PG Grade: 8.5
Matt Vickers is a 2016 LHP/1B, OF with a 6-2 180 lb. frame from Rapid City, SD who attends St Thomas More. Lean, athletic frame. Some present strength throughout, body projects future strength. On the mound shows a high 3/4 to overtop arm slot. High, compact arm swing and creates plus downhill plane with fastball. Fastball has big arm side run at times ranging from 80-82 mph. Curveball has 2/7 shape with bite and depth, topped at 71 mph. Quiet mechanics with athletic pace and actions, repeats well. Flashed a changeup at 74 mph, that shows some fading action. Deceptive arm speed that matches fastball. Hides the baseball well and shows ability to move pitches to both edges of the plate. At the plate shows a balanced, straight stance with some hand quickness. Compact line drive swing plane that results in hard contact to all fields. Shows good barrel control and more gap power potential should develop with physical maturity. Swing projects. Also worked at first base showing short arm action on throws with some carry, topped at 78 mph across. Smooth glove work and transitions. Shows some range to both sides with solid footwork while setting up to receive throws. Taller target at 1st. Very athletic, projectable two way next level player. Very good student as well.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 82 mph
8/21/2015
48.63% Rank
best 97  avg 81
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 97  avg 80
 (2016 class)
1B 78 mph
8/21/2015
50.52% Rank
best 92  avg 77
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 92  avg 76
 (2016 class)
 Hitting Metrics   Learn more
Bat Speed at Impact 78.490 mph
8/21/2015
46.66% Rank
best 109.212  avg 79.757
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 109.212  avg 79.263
 (2016 class)
Hand Speed Max 28.343 mph
8/21/2015
29.50% Rank
best 45.000  avg 30.634
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 45.000  avg 30.520
 (2016 class)
Time to Impact 0.146 sec
8/21/2015
27.90% Rank
best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class)
Exit Velo 81 mph
8/31/2015
54.51% Rank
best 94  avg 80
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 103.00  avg 81.00
 (2016 class)
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