AJ Knight

HS Grad 2017
Age 18 and 4 mos
Age on 2017 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) 3B  1B, 2B, OF, RHP, SS
Ht/Wt 5-8, 185 lb
B/T R/R
School  Rowan County Early College
Hometown  Kannapolis, NC USA
Summer Team  Lake Norman Copperheads
Fall Team  Lake Norman Copperheads
National Rank - Class of 2017 
Ranking Last Updated: May 15, 2017
Overall

Premium level
Position - 3B
NR
NC State Rank - Class of 2017 
Ranking Last Updated: May 15, 2017
Overall
NR
Position - 3B
NR
GPA
4.06
SAT
1240
ACT
22
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
7
5/30/2015
Latest Showcase Report
2015 National Academic Showcase   May 30, 2015
PG Grade: 7
AJ Knight is a 2017 3B/OF/RHP with a 5-8 185 lb. frame from Kannapolis, NC who attends Rowan County Early College HS. Compact frame, thick build with present strength. Right handed hitter, hand drop load, strength plays in swing. Shows ability to get extended and pull the ball, rotational elements in swing. Has natural loft in swing and ball can jump a bit to pullside. Variety of positions in field, lower 3/4 arm slot from infield, shows strong arm and accurate, online throws, but can work out of control at times. Also pitches, has a simple, well-paced delivery. Can get off balance and spin at times. Ran fastball up to 73 mph, got into solid rhythm in windup, still developing feel from the stretch. Flashed a curveball with good depth and 11/5 shape. Also mixed in a rare changeup and knuckleball to keep hitters off balance. Excellent student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 74 mph
7/3/2014
31.85% Rank
best 90  avg 75
 (2017 class in 2014)

best 97  avg 79
 (2017 class)
60 7.31 sec
5/30/2015
54.28% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.38
 (2017 class in 2015)

best 6.15  avg 7.33
 (2017 class)
OF 74 mph
5/30/2015
13.24% Rank
best 98  avg 80
 (2017 class in 2015)

best 98  avg 81
 (2017 class)
IF 71 mph
5/30/2015
11.53% Rank
best 95  avg 77
 (2017 class in 2015)

best 95  avg 78
 (2017 class)
Zepp Hitting Metrics
Bat Speed at Impact 75.000 mph
5/30/2015
38.46% Rank
best 105.862  avg 78.103
 (2017 class in 2015)

best 108.429  avg 78.505
 (2017 class)
Hand Speed Max 25.000 mph
5/30/2015
7.45% Rank
best 43.000  avg 30.759
 (2017 class in 2015)

best 43.000  avg 30.130
 (2017 class)
Time to Impact 0.148 sec
5/30/2015
26.53% Rank
best 0.094  avg 0.135
 (2017 class in 2015)

best 0.094  avg 0.128
 (2017 class)

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