"I would say my strengths are I probably handle pressure pretty good, I hit for average and hit doubles and a few home runs," said Carter, who pitches and plays first and third. "I don't have great speed but my great length of body gives me pretty good range in the field. I also have a decent arm. I consistently hit 83/84 (miles per hour) and I have topped out at 87."
Recruiting-wise, he performed extremely well at an in-state college baseball camp, which caught the coaches attention at the camp.
"I got the MVP award at the Ole Miss pitching camp in January," said Drew Carter. "Two days later they sent me a questionnaire. And a lot of colleges have sent me invites to their camps - Virginia, Alabama, Vanderbilt and some others."
As for where he would like to play his college ball, one college stands out, although he is open to other schools as well.
"My dream has always been to play at Ole Miss," said the 6-4, 215-pounder. "But if that doesn't work out any SEC schools would also be awesome. And Virginia would probably be my favorite non-SEC school. I would love to play at Meridian Community College too; that would be awesome. They've always had a strong tradition."
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