Player to Watch: Bret Echelbarger
Hometown: Kokomo, IN
Travel team: USAthletic
As USAthletic’s unanimous captain, Bret sets an example for his teammates on and off the field. On the diamond, Bret led his travel team with a 96.6 fielding percentage on 178 chances, winning both the Golden Glove and the Defensive Player of the Year awards, while leading his team in RBIs. Off the field, Bret shines in the classroom as a member of the National Junior Honor Society, carrying an A average and is currently on track to graduate high school with academic honors. Way to go, Bret!
Baseball Rebellion’s Eric Tyler breaks down the swing of Baseball Youth Player to Watch, Bret Echelbarger. Eric shows how Bret does a great job of getting his upper body in position to hit a pitch higher in the zone.