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Connor Powers

School

University at Albany

Position
Outfield
Major
Economics, Communications

Classroom

Connor Powers will graduate in May with a double major in economics and communications with a minor in business. He has maintained a 3.18 GPA.

Character

Powers was voted team captain by his teammates for the 2018 season.

Community

Powers participated in the Breast Cancer and ALS walks, was a Coaches vs. Cancer Foundation Team Member—being part of a team that has raised over $5,000—and he shaved his head for donations and awareness of childhood cancer. He spent three days helping the people of Breezy Point, NY, clean up their houses and streets after the devastation that occurred there after Hurricane Sandy. He also volunteered teaching soccer to special needs kids.

Competition

Powers was first-team all-conference in 2017 and made the America East All-Tournament Team in 2016. In 2017 he hit .323 with 17 doubles, two triples, three home runs, and 29 RBIs in 51 games, making 50 starts in the outfield. He also had hitting streaks of 13 and 10 games and ranked 10th in the America East in batting, ninth in hits and tied for second in doubles.