University of Miami Athletics

Thomas Powers






160 lbs.




Somers, Conn.

High School

Somers HS

Sophomore (2010)…
Played in 10 games for the `Canes, seeing time as a pinch hitter and shortstop… Registered a hit, scored a run and drove in another on the year in seven at-bats… Had one putout and five assists for a perfect fielding percentage on the campaign… Went 1-for-2 at the plate with a run scored and a RBI versus Manhattan (Feb. 27)… Recorded a putout and an assist from the shortstop position against Wake Forest (Apr. 4)… Drew a walk in a plate appearance versus Florida Atlantic (Apr. 7)…

Freshman (2009)…
Recorded his first career hit in his first career at bat in a March 18 victory vs. UMBC… Made four starts at shortstop (at Clemson – April 12; vs. Virginia Tech – April 25 & 26; vs. North Florida – April 28)… Scored a career-high two runs at Wake Forest on May 16… Went 2-for-5 over his last five plate appearances of the season…

High School/Prep…
Played for Eric Sharon at Somers… Played shortstop and pitcher throughout his prep career… Hit .455 and collected 26 steals in addition to going 4-2 with a 2.62 ERA and 34 strikeouts on the mound as a senior… Led his team in hits, average, stolen bases, runs, wins, ERA and strikeouts in both his junior and senior seasons… Named First Team All-NCCC, First Team All-State and was named his team’s MVP and captain as a senior… Hit .410 as a junior and .390 as a sophomore…

Son of Peter Powers and Letitia Hayes… Has a younger sister, Kate… Majoring in International Finance and Marketing…

AB: 4 vs. Virginia Tech (4/26/2009); 4 at Clemson (4/12/2009)
Runs: 2 at Wake Forest (5/16/2009)
Hits: 2, four times
RBI: 1 vs. Manhattan (2/27/2010)
2B: 1 at Wake Forest (5/16/2010)