Colorado Fall Prospect Games Player Spotlight Riley Cornelio

By Jeff Markle
Assistant State Director 

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Player: Riley Cornelio
Position: SS/RHP
Class: 2019
State Rank: 1
Overall Rank: 19
High School: Pine Creek
State: CO
Commitment: Texas Christian
Height: 6-2
Weight: 160
Bats/Throws: R/R

A 6-foot-2, 160-pound right hand hitter who ran a 4.5 home to first.   At the plate he hits from a wide balanced stance.  He has a short stride and good weight transfer through the zone.  Quick hands helped produce an 86 MPH exit velocity.  On the mound stand tall and then gets compact during his motion.  He lands slightly closed and throws across his body.  He gets good extension out front on his fastball, which registered at 85 MPH with good command of the plate.  He added a 68 MPH curve with sweeping 10/4 break and a 74 MPH change.   In the field he shows smooth actions and quick feet to the ball.  He works well on balls to the backhand side.  He featured an 82 MPH arm with accuracy.   Identified as the best two way player and most projectable 2019 player at the UCI. 

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