On The Recruiting Trail With 2017 OF Jacob Pearson {West Monroe HS, LA

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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Name: Jacob Pearson
Grad Year:
West Monroe
The Scouting Report:
A 5-foot-10, 185-pound uncommitted 2017 outfielder from West Monroe, LA. Strong, compact build with fast twitch actions. Quality overall athlete that ran a 6.6 60 yard dash. Legitimate center-field type defensive player with good tracking instincts, plays fast, but lacks in arm strength. Left-handed hitter with some stiffness in upper body, but has above average bat speed, strength at contact, flat path through zone, advanced feel for hitting, and current pull power potential.

PBR: What schools have you been hearing from?
Pearson: LSU, Ole Miss, Miss State, Louisiana Tech, Southeastern Louisiana.

PBR: Have you developed a relationship with any specific coaches?
Pearson: Yes, I have developed a relationship with the following coaches: Coach Wells at Louisiana Tech. Coach Lafferty at Ole Miss. Coach Cannizaro at LSU. Coach Mingione at Miss State.

PBR: Have you taken any unofficial visits? If so, please describe each visit.
Pearson: Yes I have taken 2 unofficial visits to the following schools: Miss State was a very nice school. It was clean, well-organized with a nice complex, great Engineering school and a great staff. LSU was very nice and a fun place to be. The staff is nice, the school is great and Alex Box stadium is awesome.

PBR: Do you have any visits scheduled?
Pearson: Yes, I plan on visiting LSU and Ole Miss in the spring.

PBR: Do you have any offers at this stage?
Pearson: Not as of right now.

PBR: Do you have a timeline for your recruitment?
Pearson: Not as of right now.

PBR: Do you have a favorite at this stage?
Pearson: I do, but I'd rather not say.

Pearson: 4.0/23

PBR: What showcases or events have been most meaningful to your recruitment thus far?
Pearson: The Marucci Showcase and 2D Sports showcase this winter.

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