Matt Olson

HS Grad 2012
Age 24 and 1 mos
Age on 2012 Draft 18 and 2 mos
Position(s) 1B  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-4, 225 lb
B/T L/R
School  Parkview
Hometown  Lilburn, GA USA
Summer Team  Big Stix Gamers
Fall Team  Big Stix Gamers 17U
MLB Debut 
Athletics Sep 12, 2016
MLB Draft 
Round 1 Comp by Athletics in 2012
All Americans/All Regions
2012 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American (Southeast - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2011 Underclass 1st Team
2010 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
100
Position - 1B
3
Big power potential
GA State Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
8
Position - 1B
1
GPA

Scout Level
SAT

Scout Level
ACT

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment
Vanderbilt

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Best PG Grade
10
6/16/2011
Latest Showcase Report
2011 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2011
PG Grade: 10
Matt Olson is a 2012 1B/RHP, 3B with a 6-4 225 lb. frame from Lilburn, GA who attends Parkview HS. Big tall well proportioned build, very good present strength. Sound hitting mechanics, straight stance with good balance, short to the ball for his size and length, can drive the ball, could extend better out front, has power potential. Good defensive actions at first base, agile for his size. Also pitches, tall simple delivery that mirrors his hitting approach, high 3/4's release with good downhill plane, fastball topped at 87 mph, mostly straight, soft curveball, good feel for change up, threw strikes. Good overall skills and strength. Very good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Aug 01, 2011
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
7/9/2011
90.22% Rank
best 100  avg 84
 (2012 class in 2011)

best 100  avg 81
 (2012 class)
60 7.63 sec
8/1/2011
18.86% Rank
best 6.27  avg 7.29
 (2012 class in 2011)

best 6.24  avg 7.37
 (2012 class)
1B 87 mph
6/16/2011
94.06% Rank
best 92  avg 77
 (2012 class in 2011)

best 94  avg 76
 (2012 class)
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