|Club||Mark Franzen||North Platte Express||North Platte||NE|
|High School||Les O'Donnell|
|Secondary Positions||1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF|
|Stance||Throwing arm||Vertical jump||Bench Press (max)|
2013 Nebraska All-State honorable mention, Academic All-Conference, & All-Conference. Set a new single season home-run record (6).
2012 Triple Crown Sparkler All-Star.
In 2011 I was named to the Triple Crown Sparkler 14U All-Star Team & The Triple Crown Sparkler 14 All-American Team. I played in the Triple Crown Sparkler 14U All-Star Game on 6/29/2011 in Greeley, Colorado & The Triple Crown 14 All-American Game on 6/30/2011 in Westminster, Colo. My team, All-American Red defeated All-American Blue 9-2.
I am a Junior at North Platte High School & have been the starting catcher since my Freshman year and also have started at Shortstop, 2nd Base, & Center Field.
I'm also involved in Track & Field as a Sprinter, Long Jumper, & High Jumper. I weight train five days a week during the softball off-season and currently Bench Press 170 lbs. and Squat 300 lbs.
A few links to articles where I am featured.
I take proper diet & nutrition very serious, as well as my fitness & strength training. I lift 5 days a week during the softball off-season and continue a minimum of 3 days a week during Traveling & High School seasons.
I have played softball since I was 5 years old and have been a member of the North Platte Sensations traveling fast pitch team since 12U, where I was the starting Catcher, back-up 1st Baseman, Outfielder, & Shortstop. I now play for the 18U North Platte Express All-Stars. I'm also involved in Track & Field as a Long Jumper, High Jumper, & Sprinter. I weight train five days a week during the softball off-season and currently Bench Press 170 lbs. and Squat 300 lbs.
2013 Nebraska All-State Honorable Mention, All-Conference, & Academic All-Conference.
Named to the 2012 Triple Crown Sparkler 16 All-Star Team.
In 2011 I was named to the Triple Crown Sparkler 14 All-Star & Triple Crown Sparkler All-American Teams as a Catcher.
I have been the starting catcher for the North Platte High School varsity softball team since my freshman year.