Baseball Recruiting / Indiana / Indianapolis, IN / Cathedral High School / Alex Scherer

Alex Scherer '18 Recruiting Profile

Cathedral High SchoolIndianapolis, INBaseball
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ClubJohn A. Logan College
Height6'4"
Weight210lbs
Age24
Primary PositionRHP
Secondary PositionRight Fielder
Dominant HandRight
60 Yard Dash6.92
Top Fastball Velocity94
Exit Velocity91
Top Outfield Velocity90
Consistent Fastball Velocity90
Consistent Outfield Velocity89
Consistent Changeup Velocity84
Consistent Breaking Ball Velocity76

Video

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Video of January 2021 - First Live ABsJanuary 2021 - Fi...
Video of August 2020August 2020
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Video of Fall 2019 vs. SWICFall 2019 vs. SWIC
Video of March 2017March 2017

Personal Statement

Currently, I am a sophomore at John A. Logan College , a D1 junior college, in Carterville, Illinois.

My goal is to play baseball at the highest level I am able to achieve.  I would love to play for a competitive program that’s coaching staff is passionate about the game of baseball, who cares deeply about helping the players they recruit reach their personal goals, all while building a competitive team.  I am hoping to attend a college that is as competitive in academics as it is baseball.   

I take pride in being the best athlete I can be.  I am a hard worker who strives to be the best on the field and in the classroom.


Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity
  • 2 years
  • Varsity Starter
  • 1 years
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  •  
    Starter
     - Jersey: #2
  • Team Awards
  • 2018 4A State Runner Up, State 2nd Place, Regional Champs, Sectional Champs
  • 2017 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #21
  • Team Awards
  • Ranked as high as 4th in state for 4A
  • 2016 Junior Varsity Team
  •  
    Starter
     - Jersey: #21
  • 2015 Freshman Team
  •  
    Starter
     - Jersey: #22
  • Team Awards
  • Conference Champs

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience
  • 6 seasons
  • 2019 John A. Logan College (Junior College)
  • 2017 Lids Indiana Bulls (17U White)
  • 2017 Midland (17U Fall Team)
  • 2016 Indiana Nitro (Summer Travel)
  • 2015 Lids Indiana Bulls
  • 2014 Indiana Nitro

Coach References

  • Position Coach
  • Patrick Morey
  • Private Coach
  • Greg Vogt
  • High School Head Coach
  • Ed Freije - Cathedral
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Troy Drosche - Indiana Bulls

Events

  • Camp/Event
  • Kansas Jayhawk Junior/Senior High School Showcase
  • 9/30/17 to 10/01/17
  • Scrimmage game with a Big 12 umpire behind the plate. Pitched two innings, faced 12 batters, struck out 8 of 12, sat 84-85 mph in first inning, and 83-86 mph the second inning. Curveball 74-76 mph. Played the outfield also in the game, recorded a 89 mph velo off the tee. In the game had four plate appearances going 2-3 with two doubles (one hopped the fence), 5 rbi in the game. Great time working with the whole staff.
  • Camp/Event
  • Roundtripper High School Showcase
  • 8/27/17 to 8/27/17
  • 10am- 430pm EST / Pro-Style workout
  • Camp/Event
  • Prep Baseball Report - Preseason All-State 2018 Grads (Invite Only)
  • 2/19/17 to 2/19/17
  • Pro Style workout: 60 yard dash, outfield velo, hitting, and pitching bullpen
  • Camp/Event
  • Central Michigan Universtiy High School Prospect C4 Camp
  • 1/28/17 to 1/28/17
  • Prostyle Workout: 60 yard dash, hitting velo, arm strength, and pitching. Arm care, stretching, and pitching drills. Through a bullpen.
  • Camp/Event
  • Ohio State - Pitching Skills Camp
  • 1/22/17 to 1/22/17
  • Camp/Event
  • Universtiy of Cincinatti - Holiday Pitching skills camp
  • 12/28/16 to 12/28/16
  • Pitching skills, arm care, and bullpen thrown with Ty Neal instruction.
  • Camp/Event
  • Southern Illinois University Fall High School I.D. Camp
  • 10/23/16 to 10/23/16
  • Pro Style workout, Pitching instruction, game played. One inning pitched, 2k's, no runs. 1-2, walk and single. Other schools attending: John A. Logan CC, Southeastern Illinois CC, Blackburn College.
  • Camp/Event
  • University Illinois High School I.D. Camp
  • 10/09/16 to 10/09/16
  • Pro Style workout and bullpen completed. Other Schools in attending: Heartland CC, SIU-C, Valpariso, St. Joseph's.
  • Camp/Event
  • Miami Fall High School Prospect Camp
  • 10/02/16 to 10/02/16
  • Pro style work out and bullpen
  • Camp/Event
  • Roundtripper Baseball Academy High School Showcase
  • 8/14/16 to 8/14/16
  • HS Baseball Showcase RoundTripper Sports Academy announces its 15th annual H.S. Baseball Showcase on Sunday August 14th at RoundTripper Academy in Westfield, IN. Showcase will take place rain or shine. If it rains the showcase will be moved inside of RoundTripper Academy. RT has a 40,000 square foot indoor facility. This showcase is for 2017, 2018 and 2019 HS Graduates. Schedule of Events: 9:30am –11:30am: 10:15am – 12:30pm 12:45pm – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 2:15pm 2:15pm – 2:45pm 3:00pm – 3:30pm 3:30pm – 4:30pm Sunday August 14th. CHECK IN 9:30 – 10:00 - Group 1(#1 - #33) 10:15 – 10:45 - Group 2 (#34 - #67) 11:00 – 11:30 - Group 3 (#68 - #100) LIVE HITTING 10:15 – 11:00 - Group 1 11:00 – 11:45 - Group 2 11:45 – 12:30 – Group 3 60 YARD DASH 12:45 – 1:00 – Group 1 1:00 – 1:15 – Group 2 1:15 – 1:30 – Group 3 INFIELDERS Corner Infielders Middle Infielders Double Plays OUTFIELDERS All Groups From Right Field Throwing to Third and Home CATCHERS All Catchers Throwing to Second Base PITCHERS/CATCHERS Pitchers will throw 2 at a time in the bullpen RoudTripper Sports Academy – 16708 Southpark Dr. Westfield, IN. 46074
  • Camp/Event
  • Midwest Prospect Showcase
  • 8/14/16 to 8/14/16
  • Parkland College 2400 W Bradley Ave Champaign, IL 61821 DATES AND TIMES August 14, 2016 Rain Date - Tuesday August 16th 9am-11:30am - Instruction: Learn from some of the top coaches in the Midwest. Campers will be put in their primary positions and work with our staff. 1pm-4:30pm Showcase: Campers will go through a “pro-style” workout including, 60 yard dash, fielding/throwing from position, bullpens and batting practice. INFORMATION: The camp portion of this event will provide the athletes with a great opportunity to improve their game and learn about what coaches are looking for at the next level. The showcase portion of this event will provide the athletes with an opportunity to gain exposure and experience in regards to the recruiting process. Athletes will showcase their skill in front of the camp’s staff as well as many scouts and recruiters in attendance for the event. The showcase will include an evaluation that will be directly sent to each individual camper.
  • Camp/Event
  • EIU Elite Prospect Showcase Camp
  • 7/26/16 to 7/26/16
  • POSITION PLAYERS Check in: 8:30-9:00 a.m. • Stretching • Running times • Defensive evaluation & skill instruction • Offensive evaluation & skill instruction PITCHERS Check in: 12:00-12:30 p.m. • Stretching/Instruction • Bullpen sessions • Catcher evaluations * Other attending schools: Illinois, Illinois State, Northern Illinois, UI-Chicago, UI-Springfield, Saint Louis, McKendree, Rend Lake, Oakton.
  • Camp/Event
  • Cincinnati Reds Tryout
  • 6/27/16 to 6/27/16
  • Ran 60 yard dash and got evaluated by pitching coach and received velo and good comments on mechanics.
  • Camp/Event
  • Indiana Nitro Scout Day
  • 6/06/16 to 6/06/16
  • Start time 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time. 30-35 colleges and universities in attendance.
  • Camp/Event
  • Indiana Nitro 16U Harris - 2016 Schedule
  • 6/03/16 to 7/24/16
  • INDIANA NITRO 16U – HARRIS Summer 2016 Schedule Jun 3 – Jun 5 AU/BSU Season Kick-Off Featured Locations: Anderson University, Ball State University Jun 8 – Jun 12 PG Super 25 Midwest National Championship Qualifier Featured Locations: Grand Park Jun 17 – Jun 19 ISU/RHIT Wabash Valley Showcase Featured Locations: Indiana State University, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology Jun 23 – Jun 26 16U Amateur Baseball Championships Featured Locations: Grand Park Jul 1 – Jul 3 3rd Annual Hoosier College Select Featured Locations: Anderson University, Ball State University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Taylor University Jul 6 –Jul 10 16U National Championship Featured Locations: University of Louisville Jul 14 – Jul 17 Crossroads Midwest Championships Featured Locations: DePauw University, Wabash College Jul 21 – Jul 24 Butler/UIndy Midwest Championships Featured Locations: Butler University, University of Indianapolis
  • Camp/Event
  • PBR Indiana - Preseason Preview 2018, 2019 Grads (Invite Only)
  • 2/21/16 to 2/21/16
  • Pitching, Hitting and Positional Evaluation
  • Camp/Event
  • EIU Baseball Fall Showcase
  • 10/17/15 to 10/18/15
  • Other Schools attended: Valparaiso, Missouri State, McKendree, Olney Central College, Wabash Valley College. Had a great time throwing a bullpen, and getting hitting instruction. Thank you Coach Anderson and the whole EIU coaching staff!
  • Camp/Event
  • Indiana State Fall Prospect Camp
  • 10/03/15 to 10/04/15
  • Pitched one and a third innings. 2K, 0BB, 1 single, no runs. As a 2018 pitcher faced all 2016 and 2017 batters.
  • Camp/Event
  • PBR 2018-2019 Prospect Showcase
  • 9/20/15 to 9/20/15
  • Pitching, Hitting, and Outfield evaluations.
  • Camp/Event
  • Midwest Showcase Camp
  • 8/15/15 to 8/15/15
  • Schools attended: Illinois State, EIU, WIU, Purdue, UIndy, and many others. Outfield instruction from college coaches, and chance to throw a bullpen, and hit. Thank you Coach Garcia and to all the others coaches.

Training

  • Bobby Bell Hitting Instructor - Miami Marlins
  • 2 years
  • Hitting instruction
  • 2015 Pro-Style Training Program
  • 1 year
  • The six week main focuses were arm strength, arm recovery, speed/srength, and conditioning.
  • Velocity Increase Program
  • 2 years
  • Strength and conditioning, throwing, driveline drills, and arm care.
  • Pitching
  • 1 year
  • Training with Justin Weshler and Mike Shirley - Chicago White Sox scouts
  • Pitching
  • 1 year
  • Arm care and mechanics with Greg Vogt

Additional Sports

  • Basketball
  • 1 year
  • Freshman Team

Statistics

Statistic2016 Junior Varsity
Types of PitchesTwo-seam fastball, Four-seam fastball, curveball, circle change, split-finger fastball
ERA1.81
W-L (Pitching Record)2-1
Appearances7
Games Started5
Complete Games1
Saves1
Innings Pitched27
Hits16
Batter's BB11
Batter's SO28
Batter's HBP3

Academics

Grades

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High School Information

StateIndiana
Enrollment1313

Academic Accomplishments

Are you in honor classes?
No
Are you in AP/IB classes?
Yes.
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards and Activities

  • Awards2020 Associates in Arts Degree
  • ActivitiesHabitat for Humanity, Gleaners Food Bank

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