Cortlen Nielsen

HS Grad 2013
Age 23 and 10 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-0, 170 lb
School  Spanish Fork
Hometown  Spanish Fork, UT USA
Summer Team  HS team
Fall Team 
All Americans/All Regions
2013 West Region HM
National Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
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Position - RHP
UT State Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - RHP

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2012 Sunshine West Showcase   Jun 09, 2012
PG Grade: 8
Cortlen Nielsen is a 2013 RHP/ with a 6-0 170 lb. frame from Spanish Fork, UT who attends Spanish Fork. Nielsen has a large frame with a thin athletic build. He pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a long arm action. He gets fully turned at balance point with an exaggerated high leg kick. Nielsen pitches with max effort and has a violent delivery. He works quick on the mound and has arm strength. Nielsen throws an 11/5 curveball with good spin and shape. Defensively, he has developing infield actions with accurate throws. At the plate, Nielsen starts with a slightly open stance with a deep load and inside out approach. He has some at speed and extension in his swing. Excellent student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 84 mph
63.68% Rank
best 98  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
60 7.70 sec
13.72% Rank
best 6.18  avg 7.26
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
OF 77 mph
15.35% Rank
best 98  avg 82
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
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