The Golden Eagles win their fourth C-USA tournament title.
Baseball vs La Tech - Saturday
Baseball vs Middle Tennessee - Saturday
Baseball vs WKU - Saturday
Baseball vs Rice - Sunday
Baseball vs Southern University
2016: (Fr.): Appeared in 18 games, taking over the Sunday starting role in May…Finished 4-3 with a 3.46 ERA…Allowed 15 earned runs on 44 hits in 39 innings, with 32 strikeouts and nine walks…Recorded longest outing of the year against Louisiana Tech (5/15) in which he shutout the Bulldogs over 5 1/3 innings for a 2-0 victory…Added wins against Northwestern State (2/26), Samford (3/13) and Middle Tennessee (4/9)…Allowed just one run on eight hits over three innings in Conference USA Tournament vs. Marshall (5/28)…Named to C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Prep: Played for Coach Vance Arnold…Three-year letterman, played pitcher, shortstop, third base, first base and second base…As senior, did not pitch, but still helped team to 36-4 mark and reach Class 7A state semifinals…Appeared in 14 games, hitting .226 with four RBIs and 4 runs scored, with a home run, triple and double…As junior, made seven appearances on the mound, posting a 2-0 record with 2.42 ERA and one save…Allowed 15 runs (nine earned) in 26 innings, striking out 26 and walking eight…Opponents hit .231 against him…At the plate, hit .279 in 31 game, with 13 RBIs, six doubles and eight runs scored …Helped team to conference championship and spot in state championship game…As a sophomore, team won state crown…Honor student.
Personal: Son of Stacey and Matt Powell…One brother, Gage; one sister, Ella May…Majoring in Business Administration.