Curt Powell
8 Curt Powell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Farragut

Last College:
Volunteer State CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
04/30/1991

Experience:
2L

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

*Hit .600 (9-15) with five runs scored, three walks and two RBI in helping win the Georgia Tech series

*Batted .538 (7-13) with two RBI in the Missouri series in April

*Batted .500 (6-12) with four runs scored and three RBI in series sweep of UAB in March

*Hit .615 (8-13) with two RBI in the Liberty series in March

*Hit .500 (7-14) with three runs scored, a double and triple in the Belmont series in February

*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

*Solo home run in the fourth inning at Vanderbilt provided 1-0 victory on March 23

*Went 2-4 with two doubles and a stolen base versus Ga. Tech at Turner Field on April 24

*Smashed a leadoff home run at #4 LSU on April 28

*Hit .417 (5-12) with three runs scored and two RBI in Ole Miss series, .428 (6-14) in the series at #5 Florida and .461 (6-13) at Alabama

*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
*Went 4-for-5 with two RBI in win over Alabama at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, Ga. on March 9
*Hit safely in nine of 10 games at end of regular season, batting .500 in this stretch (16-for-32) and then hit by a pitch against top-ranked South Carolina in SEC Tournament on May 27 and cracked a bone in his left hand
*Played with the injury during NCAA Corvallis Regional, starting three games and had perfect fielding in 11 total chances. Made a diving stop to throw out runner for the final out in 7-3 win over Arkansas-Little Rock

*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

Personal: Born April 30, 1991

*Son of Dean and Wendy Powell

*Major: Communication Studies

*Prep and junior college teammate of Bulldog catcher Joey Delmonico (2011-12)

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