The series continues with a 2 p.m., contest Saturday.
The Golden Eagles enjoy walk-off victories over the final two games of the series.
The Golden Eagles registered 16 hits in the contest.
The Golden Eagles improve to 20-5 on the season.
2017 (So.): First on staff with 28 appearances, including two starts…Finished 3-0 with 5.40 ERA and two saves…Picked up win in season opener with Northeastern (2/17) with 2 2/3 innings of one-hit relief; second win came vs. Evansville (2/26) with just 1/3 inning relief; logged third win at South Alabama, allowing two runs in 3.1 innings relief, allowing three hits, walking one, career-high four strikeouts…Threw career-high five innings in first start of season vs. Columbia 3/14); allowed two earned runs on five hits, walking one, striking out career-high four…Struggled in other start, a two-inning outing in C-USA Tournament vs. Charlotte (5/27, 1st game); allowed two earned runs on five hits, walking one, striking out one…Picked up first career save with a clean inning of relief at Louisiana Tech (3/19); second save came after allowing an unearned run in three innings vs. UAB (5/12)…On season, allowed 19 earned runs on 38 hits in 31 2/3 innings, walking 12 while striking out 24…Allowed two earned runs in eight of 28 appearances; but never more than two earned in any game.
2016 (Fr.): Appeared in 18 games, with five starts…Posted 1-1 record with 4.64 ERA…Allowed 17 runs on 25 hits in 33 innings, with 26 strikeouts and 22 walks…Earned lone win against Marshall (5/28) in Conference USA Tournament with two innings of scoreless relief…Had season-high four strikeouts in back-to-back appearances against Southeastern Louisiana (3/9) and Marshall (3/18)…Tallied longest outing of the year of 5 2/3 innings against Southeastern Louisiana (2/19) in which he did not allow a run on four hits with two walks and four strikeouts…Added strong outing at Ole Miss (4/13) in which he held the Rebels scoreless over 4 1/3 innings on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts but did not record a decision…Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters…Earned C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Prep: Multi-sport standout at Benedictine…Played for Coach Kevin Farmer…Three-time Region 2-AA pitcher of year and first-team All-Region honoree…As senior, went 5-2 with 1.55 ERA , 61 strikeouts in 40 innings…As junior, went 11-2 with 1.85 ERA , 109 strikeouts in 83 innings …Three-time “Best of Preps” Savannah Morning News first-team All-Greater Savannah…GHSA Class AA Final Four in 2013; GHSA Class AA State Champions in 2014… Named Greater Savannah Sports Hall of Fame “Pitcher of Year” as senior….Preseason Georgia Dugout Club all-state selection as junior and senior…Selected to UnderArmour National Team in Omaha, Neb….Participated in Perfect Game Wood Bat Tournament in Atlanta…Led Benedictine to GHSA Region 2 AA state football championship, passing for more than 3,300 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior…Named All-State quarterback by Georgia Sports Writers Association…“Best of Preps” Savannah Morning News Offensive Player of Year…Savannah Quarterback Club Player of Year…2014 Atlanta Falcons Warrick Dunn “Captain in the Community” annual award given to most outstanding high school football student-athlete in the state demonstrating leadership skills on/off field…In career, passed for more than 6,500 yards and more than 60 touchdowns…Awarded Chuck Phillips Scholarship as senior (given annually to Cadet student-athlete demonstrating strong moral character/leadership skills) and Lawton M. Calhoun Award by Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame (given annually to most outstanding student/athlete in Savannah area)…National Honor Society member.
Personal: Son of Steven and Tami Powers…One brother, Ryan; one sister, Madison…Majoring in Business Management…Born Oct. 4, 1996.