FSU Softball BIO
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Alex Powers
Player Profile:
Alex Powers 1878540
Position: First Base
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Melbourne, Fla.
High School: Eau Gallie

2016 NFCA SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
2016 NFCA SOUTHEAST ALL-REGION FIRST TEAM
2016 ACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2016 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
2016 WCWS ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2015 ACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2015 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM
2015 NFCA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
FSU SOFTBALL TRIBE MEMBER

Redshirt Junior Season (2016):
Recorded an outstanding junior season on her way to earning her first NFCA All-American honor and also being named ACC Player of the Year…led the team with a .396 batting average and 16 doubles…also hit 16 home runs, 63 RBI, 62 runs and walked 32 times…batted 8-for-14 with two doubles, two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored at the Women’s College World Series, earning a spot on the 2016 WCWS All-Tournament Team…named ACC Player of the Week twice during the season (February 29 and March 28)…went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run scored at FIU…batted 1-for-3 with one walk, two runs and a RBI in a win against Valparaiso on Feb. 14…had a single and two walks against No. 2 Michigan (Feb. 19)…hit a two-run home run versus Michigan on February 20…went 2-for-2 with two runs and one RBI against Minnesota (Feb. 20)…hit her second home run of the season against Florida A&M on February 24, a towering three-run shot that hit the top of the trees down the RF line at JoAnne Graf Field…batted a perfect 3-for-3, scored two runs and brought in another against Bradley on Feb. 26…got two doubles on three hits during three at bats, scored two runs and drove in one RBI in a win against Bradley on Feb. 27…batted 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a win against UAB on Feb. 27…had one hit in three at bats while scoring three runs in a win against CSUN on Mar. 5…hit a perfect 2-for-2 to go along with two walks in a win against UC Davis on Mar. 5…recorded one hit in three at bats with three RBI and scored a run in a win against Syracuse (Mar. 19)…batted 7-for-12 with six RBI and five runs to go along with a home run in the series against UNC (Mar. 25-26)…went a perfect 4-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI and four runs scored in a 14-5 victory over Notre Dame (April 3)…hit 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored against NC State on April 8…went 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored in the series finale against the Wolfpack on April 10…walked and hit a two-run home run in a 13-1 victory over Virginia Tech (April 24)…drove in three runs and hit a home run in a 16-11 win at Pitt on April 30…tied a career high with four runs scored on May 1 at Pitt…hit a home run and tallied three RBI against Florida A&M on May 5…had a two-run home run against No. 20 Notre Dame in the ACC Championship Game (May 14)…batted 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional against Utah on May 27…batted 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in the WCWS first round game against No. 15 Georgia on June 2…was a perfect 4-for-4 from the plate with a double, home run and two runs scored in FSU’s WCWS elimination game against No. 14 UCLA on June 4…had two base hits, including an RBI double against No. 5 Auburn in the WCWS semifinal on June 5.

Redshirt Sophomore Season (2015):
Started all 63 games of the season, appearing as a first baseman and designated player…finished with a .266 batting average (42-for-158) with 13 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 45 RBI…her 56 walks were second on the team and tied for the seventh most in the NCAA in 2015…walked in all four plate appearances versus Georgia Southern on Feb. 8…hit two home runs in a game - the first two of her career - at Florida A&M on February 10…hit two doubles and drove in two RBI versus No. 20 Nebraska on Feb. 13…crushed a three-run home run in the first inning vs. No. 20 Nebraska on February 15 as the Noles went on to win 3-2….named ACC Player of the Week on February 16…batted 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI vs. No. 20 Cal and went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a double versus No. 12 UCLA on the final day of the Mary Nutter Classic (Feb. 21)…went 2-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored against Coastal Carolina on March 8….blasted a grand slam on her way to driving in a career-high five RBI at Florida Atlantic on March 10…drew two walks against USC Upstate on March 12…registered three walks against Notre Dame on March 14….went 2-for-3 from the plate with a double and a two-run home run against Troy on March 18…hit two home runs and drove in a career-high six RBI against No. 9 Auburn on March 25…had two hits and two RBI against Pitt on March 28…posted five hits, including four doubles, with four RBI and two runs scored in the series at NC State on April 3-4….had a walk, RBI single and a run scored in FSU’s 9-1 win at Louisville on April 12…drew a total of seven walks in the series versus Virginia and scored three runs…tied a career high with two hits at Florida on April 22…reached base in nine of 10 plate appearances at the ACC Championships with a double, two singles and six walks…was 2-for-2 with two RBI and two walks against NC State on May 8…hit a walk-off RBI triple to right field to defeat UCF, 2-1, in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on May 16. 

Redshirt Freshman Season (2014):
Saw action in 40 games and made eight starts as the designated player for the Seminoles as she continued to recover from multiple knee surgeries…batted .314 with 16 hits, three doubles, three runs, nine walks and 12 RBI…had an on-base percentage of .417 and a .373 slugging percentage…recorded the first hit of her career against UC Santa Barbara on February 22…drove in the first run of the game, and also the first RBI of her career, against Houston in the Easton Crimson Classic on February 28…was 1-for-2 with a career-high two runs scored and a walk at Virginia on March 9…hit a double and scored a run at North Florida on March 19…came off the bench and was a perfect 2-for-2 with two RBI against Florida A&M on March 26, setting career highs in both hits and RBI…hit an RBI off the wall down the left field line to extend FSU’s lead in the series finale at North Carolina on March 31…walked and hit a double in a FSU victory versus Maryland on April 6…her two-RBI single in the ninth carried FSU to a 9-7 win in game two of a doubleheader at Notre Dame on April 13…hit an RBI double to left in game two of a doubleheader at Pitt (4/16)…tied a career high with two hits and two RBI against Syracuse on April 20…had a single, a walk and an RBI in an ACC quarterfinal game against Georgia Tech on May 8…hit a pinch-hit single versus Fordham on May 16 in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.

Freshman Season (2013):
Received a medical redshirt after missing her freshman season due to a knee injury sustained in the fall of 2012...has the potential to contribute to the Seminoles both offensively and defensively in a big way in 2014.

High School:
Fantastic player at Eau Gallie High...earned 6A first team all-state honors during freshman season...4A second team all-state during her sophomore year...4A offensive All State Player of the Year during her junior year... 4A first team all-state and Bright House Sports Network Softball Player of the Year during both her junior and senior year...all-state Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...4A All Cape Coast Conference Team all four years of high school...2011 4A State Champs...2011 National Champs with club team, Team North Florida...third place at PGF 2011...honor roll student all four years...member of J. Kyle Braid Leadership Foundation, Best Buddies and president of the Interact Club...played volleyball and ran cross country in high school.

Personal:
Born on June 6, 1994...majoring in Sport Management...daughter of Pam and Kevin Powers...favorite movie is “My Best Friend’s Wedding”...would love to have Michigan and LSU on the schedule…career ambition is to be a softball coach or strength and conditioning coach...wears number 11 because it is the number her dad wore while playing baseball...always wears a necklace from her dad during games…believes that confidence, the ability to take charge and a good work ethic are qualities that make a team leader...most gratifying community service experience is visiting Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and talking with the cancer patients…her sports idol as a child and someone she would like to meet is Derek Jeter...enjoys R&B music...favorite accessory in her wardrobe is her watches...describes her dress style as beach casual...knows how to wiggle her ears...favorite home-cooked meal is bacon-wrapped chicken and green beans.

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