A power bat is one of the most difficult luxuries for college coaches to find on the recruiting trail.
Of the five tools (hitting for average, hitting for power, running, fielding, throwing), power typically develops the latest and rarely in the early high school years when prospects are getting offers from D1 coaches.
Many times, a prospect's power starts to develop in the college years. If a D1 prospect can tally double-digit homers in a single season, he can shoot up MLB Draft boards due to the lack of supply of power hitters on the market.
As we close in on the final month of the regular season at the D1 level, we take a look at 13 players who have established themselves as power hitters.