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Baseball: Jordan Young

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 07/21/20, 11:00AM CDT


St. Thomas Academy's speed merchant

The Jordan Young file

  • Name: Jordan Young
  • School: St. Thomas Academy
  • Class: Junior
  • Honors: Breakdown Top 75 juniors

Q and A

Give me a short scouting report on yourself as a player. What are your strengths?

  • Great speed, elite defender, good bop in bat.

Can you tell us one unusual thing about yourself that others may not know?

  • I write music for and play the piano.

What's the best part of playing high school baseball and why?

  • Lacing up the cleats and hitting the field with the boys.

Tell me about the outlook for your team this year. What are the strengths of your team?

  • Hitting and base running, we steal a lot of runs and hit situationally.

What other activities are you involved in at the high school level?

  • Basketball, Model UN, Chinese Club, Chess Club.

What type of training do you do in the offseason?

  • I train at Minnesota Mash.

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