Casey Dykes

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 5 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) C  3B
Ht/Wt 5-11, 196 lb
B/T R/R
School  Franklin
Hometown  Franklin, TN USA
Summer Team  Brentwood A's
Fall Team 
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Southeast - All Region 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
301
Position - C
NA
High energy catcher, hits well, 1.8 pops in Ft Myers, good at WWBA
TN State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - C
NA
GPA
3.5
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Western Kentucky 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
6/15/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
Casey Dykes is a 2008 C/3B with a 5'11'', 196 lb. frame from Franklin, TN who attends Franklin HS. He has a strong, compact build with good body life and quickness. Dykes is a 7.06 runner. He threw 76 mph in drills with a best pop time of 2.02 and was in the same area for pop times in between innings and in games. His feet are quicker than his release and transfers at this point. Dykes is a high energy type catcher who is going to help his team with his leadership and hustle behind the plate. Offensively, Dykes is a very aggressive hitter who attacks the ball with a hard, rotational swing that creates very good bat speed. He basically overpowers the ball with his strength and quickness, there isn't the long and smooth levers that you see on some hitters. Dykes showed the ability to make adjustments to different pitches and hit the ball squarely on the barrell and hit it hard. He hits mostly line drives but showed a hit of some lift in his swing as well. Dykes is an aggressive offensive player at a premium defensive position and those type of talents play. He is also a good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.06 sec
6/15/2007
79.79% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
C 76 mph
6/15/2007
72.27% Rank
best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class)
Pop 1.85 sec
12/28/2006
97.08% Rank
best 1.73  avg 2.10
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 1.73  avg 2.07
 (2008 class)
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