Top Prospect Games Player Spotlight Justin Olson

By Jeff Markle
Assistant State Director

Player: Justin Olson
Class: 2018
Position: 1B/LHP
State Rank: 3
Overall Rank: 105
High School: Pine Creek
State: CO
Commitment: NA
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Bats/Throws: L/L

Currently ranked No. 3 in the 2016 class. 6-foot-3, 200 pounds. Bats and throws left. Stands with a slight crouch and slight open stance. Stands are back. First at-bat drove ball deep over right center then was pitched around the rest of the day. Liked his discipline at the plate because of that. Walked 3 times after that homerun. Shows advanced bat speed. Slight uphill swing. Short stride and very good extension through the ball. On the year ended up hitting  .409 with 9 homeruns and 27 RBI's. On the mound pitched 22 innings and carried a 3-0 record. Posted a 1.27 ERA with 36 strikeouts. Very high prospect to follow