Curt Powell

 

Professional Career: Selected by the Tigers in the 21st round of the 2013 amateur draft. 

2013 (First Year): Split the season between Short Season A Connecticut Tiger and Full Season A West Michigan White Caps.

*Won a Gold Glove for playing shortstop.

*Batted .256 with 56 hits in 219 at bats.

2014 (Second Year): Played for High A Lakeland Flying Tigers.

*Played all 4 infield positions posting a .266 in 477 at bats.

2015 (Third Year): Split the season between High A Lakeland Flying Tigers and AA Erie Sea Wolves.

*Organizational All-Star (Utility Player)

*Posted a .303 average in 376 at bats.

 

College Career: A three-year letterman and two-time All-Southeastern Conference Second Team selection who appeared

in 169 games including 163 starts, posting a .341 average (212-for-622) with 25 doubles, two triples, three home runs, 54 RBI

and was 22-for-32 in stolen base attempts. In 477 total chances, he registered a .931 career fielding percentage.

 

2013 (Senior): An All-SEC Second Team selection by league coaches

*Appeared in all 53 games with 52 starts at third base and one at shortstop as team went 21-32

*Team MVP who batted a team-best .376 with 82 hits in 218 at bats and that ranked among SEC leaders at the end of the regular season

*Posted a team-high .425 on base percentage, 7 sacrifice bunts, 6-for-11 in stolen bases plus fielded .919

*Registered a team-best 25 multiple hit games including a four-hit game versus #20 Ga. Tech at Turner Field and a five-hit game versus Belmont

*Posted a 13-game hitting streak during the season along with a stretch of reaching base in 20 consecutive contests

*Named to 2013 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll and to SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

2012 (Junior): An All-SEC Second Team selection by league coaches; Ranked 5th in SEC batting with a team-best .355 average

*Appeared in 56 games with 55 starts at third base, hitting .355-2-20 as team went 31-26

*Led team with 45 runs scored, a .434 OB% and tied for team-high with 20 multiple hit games

*Ended season on a seven-game hitting streak, longest during the year was 14 games

*Went 12-for-16 in stolen base attempts and had six three-hit games

*Batted .345-2-10 with a .948 Fielding Percentage in SEC action

*Posted a .938 fielding percentage overall in 160 total chances (35 putouts, 115 assists, 10 errors) and helped turn six double plays

*Named to 2012 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll and to SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

2011 (Sophomore): Played in 60 games with 55 starts (53-3B, 1-RF, 1-2B) in helping Georgia advance to the NCAA Corvallis Regional Final and a final mark of 33-32

*Batted .289 with one home run and 13 RBI, hit .296-1-11 in SEC action

*Named to the Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

2010 (Freshman): Attended Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tenn.

*One of the nation's top junior college hitters, batted .489 with 34 stolen bases n 2010

*Started 38 games for the Pioneers and coach Mike Crossland as they went 27-13

*Led 2010 club in batting and stolen bases plus tallied 56 runs scored, 28 walks and 15 doubles

*Originally signed with Vanderbilt and attended one semester before transferring to Volunteer State

 

High School: A graduate of Farragut where he played for Tommy Pharr

*Led the Admirals to back-to-back Class AAA state titles in 2008 and 2009

*Named 2009 Gatorade State Player of the Year after batting .504-8-39 with 79 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in helping team go 39-5

*Key member of the 2008 squad that went 43-3 and finished the year ranked sixth nationally by ESPN/USA Today

*Batted .493-8-56 with nine doubles and five triples as a junior in 2008

 

 

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