Drew Longley

HS Grad 2007
Age 28 and 6 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) C  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 170 lb
B/T R/R
School  Sickles
Hometown  Lutz, FL USA
Summer Team  Legion
Fall Team  Legion/HS team
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Florida - All Region Players 
National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
390
Position - C
NA
Outstanding D catcher.
FL State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - C
NA
GPA
4.8
SAT
1640
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
South Florida 

College(s) interested in
Tampa 
ACC 
SEC 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9
12/28/2005
Latest Showcase Report
2006 Academic Showcase   Jun 12, 2006
PG Grade: 9
Drew Longley is a 2007 C with a 6'3'', 170 lb. frame from Lutz FL, who attends Sickles HS. He has a tall and lean frame with long arms and legs that don't show much present strength. We've had Longley at many events in the past year and consider him one of the premium defensive catcher we've seen in the 2007 class. He as excellent arm strength and a very balanced, quick release that produces accurate throws that are consistently under 2.00 to second base and as low as 1.86. Longley has good athletic quickness behind the plate and shifts and receives the ball well. Offensively, Longley has the physical skills to hit and hit with power but is mechanically raw at present. He leans way back during his set up and spins around the ball while his bat drags behind. We've seen flashes of power from Longley as he gets his leverage and strength behind the ball but his balance issues keep him from being a consistent hitter. Longley's defense is going to carry him a long way and the adjustments and improvements he makes offensively will dtermine just how far he goes. Longley is also an excellent student off the field.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.55 sec
6/10/2006
33.57% Rank
best 6.38  avg 7.39
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
C 80 mph
6/12/2006
93.09% Rank
best 87  avg 74
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 87  avg 73
 (2007 class)
Pop 1.86 sec
6/10/2006
99.16% Rank
best 1.81  avg 2.04
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 1.78  avg 2.05
 (2007 class)
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