Five Tool Recruiting

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Welcome to the home of Five Tool Recruiting. The Five Tool Recruiting program was designed to personally help each of our players with their college recruiting process. Our staff has had over 330 players earn the opportunity to play baseball at the collegiate level since 2002. Our staff has an established and respected reputation with college coaches and is known for placing quality players into programs that fit them academically and athletically. Our staff prides itself on taking a personal interest in each player while helping each of them navigate through the recruiting process. We work directly with the college coaches, student-athlete, and parents throughout the entire process. Our goal is simple. It is to help each of our players find a school that fits them academically, economically, socially and athletically.

Kentucky East/West Sophomore Showcase.

Kentucky East/West Sophomore Showcase.

Player Information:

  • Name:  Matt Harper

  • Position:  SS/3B

  • Bat/Throw:  Right/Right

  • Class:  2015

  • GPA:  4.0

  • ACT/SAT:  25

  • Height:  6'0

  • Weight: 175

  • High School:  Logan County

  • Hometown:  Russellville, KY

  • E-mail:

  • Mother:  Christina Barnett

  • Father:  Jeff Harper

  • High School Baseball Schedule:  Logan County

  • Summer Team:  Knights Baseball, TN


Showcase Information:

FB:    CB:    CH:  

60m:    7.63 sec  Home to First:    sec  Exit Velocity:   88 mph  Position Velocity:  SS 79

Individual Rankings:

  • Ranked 82nd overall in the state of Kentucky for the 2015 class by PBR.
  • 15th ranked SS in the state of Kentucky by PBR for the 2015 class.

Independent Evaluation(s):

   Prep Baseball Report:

2/16/14 - 5-foot-11, 175-pound prospect with athletic build, displays solid infield actions, good body control on slow roller with the ability to throw accurately on the run accurate arm across the infield at 76 mph (79 at previous event).  At the plate, hits from a balanced setup with a toe tap trigger, creates some lift and shows good pull-side power, had an impressive round of batting practice routinely squaring up the baseball, uses strong lower half well, bat is best present tool, will need to improve 7.63 60 yard time moving forward, showed increase in tee exit velocity to 88 mph.

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  • 2013 All-District
  • 2013 Gold Glove
  • Kentucky East/West Sophomore Showcase
  • Two-Time Total Fitness Athlete of the Week.