Derek Niesman

HS Grad 2009
Age 26 and 3 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) OF  IF, RHP
Ht/Wt 5-10, 180 lb
B/T R/R
School  King
Hometown  Wellington, FL USA
Summer Team  All American Prospects
Fall Team 
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Florida Region HM 
National Rank - Class of 2009 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Overall
1746
Position - OF
NA
Good bat to watch
FL State Rank - Class of 2009 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Overall
NA
Position - OF
NA
GPA
3.2
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
East Tenn State 

College(s) interested in
Liberty 
Miami 
Tennessee 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8
12/28/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 National Underclass Showcase   Dec 28, 2006
PG Grade: 8
Derek Niesman is a 2009 OF/IF/P with a 5'10'', 180 lb. frame from Wellington FL, who attends Kings Academy. He has a medium frame with good present strength for his age. Niesman hits out of a slightly open, crouched stance and takes an aggressive hack at the ball. His swing is upper body rotational and he has strong hands and generates good bat speed with a line drive swing plane. The ball jumps off his bat pretty well and he can get it up the gaps. Defensively, Niesman has very sound fundamentals for his age and nice arm strength. He's balanced approaching the ball and accurate with his throws. Niesman is a 7.12 runner and could improve his speed some as he gets older and have centerfield skills. It would be interesting to see him play in the infield as well, as his bat would play bigger there. Niesman is a nice young player with good all around tools. He's also a good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 82 mph
10/5/2007
69.07% Rank
best 94  avg 80
 (2009 class in 2007)

best 98  avg 83
 (2009 class)
60 7.12 sec
12/28/2006
90.23% Rank
best 6.61  avg 7.61
 (2009 class in 2006)

best 6.21  avg 7.43
 (2009 class)
OF 82 mph
12/28/2006
81.25% Rank
best 89  avg 77
 (2009 class in 2006)

best 95  avg 81
 (2009 class)
IF 74 mph
12/28/2005
65% Rank
best 81  avg 70
 (2009 class in 2005)

best 93  avg 77
 (2009 class)
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