5 - Josh Powers|
|Hometown:||Elk Grove, Calif.|
|Previous School:||Cosumnes River JC|
AS A JUNIOR (2009)
One of four players to start all 54 games for the Hornets...hit .358 with three homers and 44 RBI...made starts at four different positions...started 48 games at third base, three at shortstop, two at catcher and one at second base...finished sixth in the NCAA in doubles with 26, which marked the second most in single-season school history...led the team with seven sacrifice flies, which ranked 28th in the nation...posted a .524 slugging percentage and a .409 on base percentage...stole 11 bases, ranking third on the team...grounded into a double play just once in 212 at bats...academic all-WAC honoree.
PRIOR TO SACRAMENTO STATE
Played one season at Cosumnes River JC in Elk Grove, Calif...hit .236 with three home runs and 27 RBI...produced 10 doubles and a triple...stole seven bases on 10 attempts...collected four sacrifices...played freshman season at the University of the Pacific...made 37 appearances, including 24 starts at shortstop...batted .215 with three doubles and six RBI.
A 2006 graduate of Elk Grove HS in Elk Grove, Calif...was a three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jeff Carlson and the Thundering Herd...earned first team all-Delta League honors as a senior after winning the league’s batting title with a .398 average...led team to the 2006 Sac-Joaquin Section Title.
Born August 11, 1988...parents are Norm and Carrie Powers...majoring in communication studies with an emphasis in organizational communication.