2023 Western New England Preseason ID Advanced Metrics: Hitting Leaderboard


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We would like to thank all who participated in The PBR New England 2023 Western New England Preseason ID. This was a great opportunity for 2024-2026 prospects to be put on college recruiting boards. Many players impressed during their individual workouts at the showcase. Below we have the complete statistical results from the event as well as the top performers across various different categories.

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2023 Western New England Preseason ID Advanced Metrics: Trackman Analytics - Hitting Leaderboard

Top Trackman Exit Speed (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 95.4 mph
2 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 91.7 mph
3 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 90.4 mph
4 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 89.6 mph
5 Jack Forgues MA St. John's Shrewsbury 2025 3B 88.3 mph
6 Christian Salzarulo MA Taconic 2024 SS 88.1 mph
7 John Biskupiak CT Loomis Chaffee 2025 C 87.7 mph
8 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 85.5 mph
9 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 85.0 mph
10 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 83.9 mph

Top Trackman Exit Speed (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 85.3 mph
2 John Biskupiak CT Loomis Chaffee 2025 C 84.2 mph
3 Christian Salzarulo MA Taconic 2024 SS 83.6 mph
4 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 83.3 mph
5 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 81.7 mph
6 Jack Forgues MA St. John's Shrewsbury 2025 3B 81.2 mph
7 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 80.5 mph
8 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 79.1 mph
9 Willoughby Puryear NY Trumansburg 2026 1B 78.3 mph
10 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 76.8 mph

Top Trackman Distance (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 310 ft
2 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 308 ft
3 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 304 ft
4 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 294 ft
5 Ty Barrett MA McCann Technical 2024 RHP 292 ft
6 Quentin Christopher MA Taconic 2026 SS 284 ft
7 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 283 ft
8 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 279 ft
9 Christian Salzarulo MA Taconic 2024 SS 267 ft
10 John Biskupiak CT Loomis Chaffee 2025 C 264 ft

Top Trackman Distance (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (avg)
1 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 235 ft
2 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 223 ft
3 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 207 ft
4 Ty Barrett MA McCann Technical 2024 RHP 181 ft
5 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 174 ft
6 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 159 ft
7 John Biskupiak CT Loomis Chaffee 2025 C 154 ft
8 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 152 ft
9 Quentin Christopher MA Taconic 2026 SS 149 ft
10 Christian Salzarulo MA Taconic 2024 SS 146 ft

Hard Hit Percentage

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hard Hit %
1 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 20 %
2 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 10 %
^ Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 10 %

2023 Western New England Preseason ID Advanced Metrics: Blast Analytics Leaderboard

Top Blast Hand Speed (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 27.4 mph
2 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 26.9 mph
3 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 25.3 mph
4 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 24.6 mph
5 Willoughby Puryear NY Trumansburg 2026 1B 23.8 mph
6 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 23.1 mph
^ Carson Rylander MA McCann Tech 2026 2B 23.1 mph
^ Quentin Christopher MA Taconic 2026 SS 23.1 mph
7 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 22.9 mph
^ Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 22.9 mph
8 Owen Asadoorian MA Cushing Academy 2026 SS 22.0 mph
9 Ty Barrett MA McCann Technical 2024 RHP 21.8 mph
10 Jack Forgues MA St. John's Shrewsbury 2025 3B 21.7 mph

Top Blast Hand Speed (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 25.3 mph
2 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 25.0 mph
3 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 23.3 mph
4 Willoughby Puryear NY Trumansburg 2026 1B 22.8 mph
5 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 22.7 mph
6 Quentin Christopher MA Taconic 2026 SS 22.3 mph
7 Carson Rylander MA McCann Tech 2026 2B 22.2 mph
8 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 22.1 mph
9 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 22.0 mph
10 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 21.7 mph

Top Blast Bat Speed (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 77.4 mph
2 James Rabuse MA Wahconah 2026 OF 72.9 mph
3 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 71.5 mph
4 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 70.6 mph
5 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 70.5 mph
6 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 69.8 mph
7 Willoughby Puryear NY Trumansburg 2026 1B 68.6 mph
8 Jack Forgues MA St. John's Shrewsbury 2025 3B 68.5 mph
9 Quentin Christopher MA Taconic 2026 SS 68.2 mph
10 Carson Rylander MA McCann Tech 2026 2B 68.0 mph

Top Blast Rotational Acceleration (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 28.0 g
2 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 26.5 g
3 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 22.8 g
4 Ethan O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 3B 19.0 g
5 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 18.6 g
6 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 18.3 g
7 Jack Forgues MA St. John's Shrewsbury 2025 3B 16.3 g
8 Owen Asadoorian MA Cushing Academy 2026 SS 16.0 g
9 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 15.9 g
10 Michael Waldenmaier NY Bethlehem 2024 OF 15.7 g

Top Blast Rotational Acceleration (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 25.3 g
2 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 22.3 g
3 Andrew Schmit MA St. Johns Shrewsbury 2025 C 16.9 g
4 Morrie Fried MA Pittsfield 2026 3B 15.3 g
5 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 15.1 g
6 Ethan O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 3B 14.6 g
7 Owen Asadoorian MA Cushing Academy 2026 SS 13.8 g
8 Michael Waldenmaier NY Bethlehem 2024 OF 13.2 g
9 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 12.8 g
10 Jack Forgues MA St. John's Shrewsbury 2025 3B 12.6 g

Top Blast On Plane Efficiency %

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 John Biskupiak CT Loomis Chaffee 2025 C 88 %
2 Willoughby Puryear NY Trumansburg 2026 1B 86 %
3 Owen Asadoorian MA Cushing Academy 2026 SS 85 %
4 Blake Smith MA Monument Mountain Regional 2024 OF 82 %
5 Christopher Takita CT Greenwich Country Day 2024 OF 79 %
6 Ethan O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 3B 78 %
7 Connor Hinkell MA Drury 2026 3B 77 %
8 Gavin O'Donnell MA Taconic 2026 OF 77 %
9 Quentin Christopher MA Taconic 2026 SS 72 %
10 Carson Rylander MA McCann Tech 2026 2B 69 %

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