Austin Covers

HS Grad 2014
Age 22 and 8 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-3, 168 lb
School  Prairie Ridge
Hometown  Crystal Lake, IL USA
Summer Team  Top Tier
Fall Team  The Athletic Barn
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Central Region HM
National Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
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Position - LHP
IL State Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - LHP

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Heartland CC

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2013 Sunshine East Showcase   Jun 01, 2013
PG Grade: 8
Austin Covers is a 2014 OF/LHP with a 6-3 168 lb. frame from Crystal Lake, IL who attends Prairie Ridge. Covers has a medium sized frame with a long lean build. Defensively he has solid footwork to the baseball with good outfield actions. He has some arm strength with some carry on his throws. At the plate, Covers starts with a slightly open upright stance. He has a narrow base and uses a short stride. He has a rotational swing and swings on a line drive plane. Covers is short to the baseball and gets extension at contact. He made solid contact to the pullside and showed some lift as well. Covers pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a long loose arm action. He throws an 11/5 curveball at 69 MPH and a tight slider at 72 MPH. Very good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 79 mph
23.28% Rank
best 99  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
60 7.06 sec
65.16% Rank
best 6.28  avg 7.23
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 6.28  avg 7.31
 (2014 class)
OF 82 mph
45.88% Rank
best 100  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 100  avg 81
 (2014 class)
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