AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2017
Started at right back in opener at Biola (8/31) and played all 110 minutes of scoreless draw ... Assisted on Christian Cordell's 87th-minute goal to make it 2-0 vs. Occidental (9/2) in home opener, playing 65 minutes of 3-0 shutout victory at right back.
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2016
CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 23 games, starting each at right back ... Started every contest after sitting out opener vs. Azusa Pacific (9/1) ... Led UCSD field players with 2104 minutes ... Part of defense that finished fourth nationally in team goals-against average (0.52) ... Produced first five offensive points of college career ... Fifth on team with three assists ... Made season debut vs. Westmont (9/3), playing all 90 minutes of a come-from-behind 2-1 victory ... Played all 90 minutes of season's first shutout vs. preseason No. 6 Colorado Mines (9/8), as well as shutout vs. Saint Martin's (9/10) ... Contributed first point vs. SMU, assisting on Uly de la Cal's goal to make it 4-0 late in first half ... First college goal proved to be winner at home vs. Western Washington (11/13) in second round of NCAA Championship, a right-footed banger from 30 or so yards in 11th minute.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2015
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in 15 matches, primarily as an outside back, and drew 12 starts ... Made college debut as the starting left back in home opener vs. Concordia (9/8), playing all 90 minutes in UCSD's first win (1-0) and first shutout of 2015 ... Played the full 110 minutes of five ties, including pair of scoreless home draws vs. Cal State San Bernardino (9/20) and SF State (10/11) ... Also was on the field for all 90 minutes of 1-0 clean sheet at rival Cal State LA (10/4) ... Credited with two shots.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Redshirted the season.
Played for local side Southern California Surf of the USL Premier Development League during the 2017 off-season ... Played for Santa Clara Sporting SC ... Part of multiple State Cup titles, as well as a Surf Cup crown in San Diego in 2013, among other successes ... Competed at nationals in 2014.
A 2014 graduate of Branham High School in San Jose ... Two-time All-Blossom Valley Athletic League (BVAL) First Team selection as a junior and senior ... Helped guide Branham to Central Coast Section quarterfinals as a senior ... Also played baseball for the Bruins.
Born Feb. 21 in San Jose ... Parents are Scott and Merin Powers ... Has a younger brother named Jarrett ... Communication major with business minor at Sixth College ... Would love to play professional soccer after graduating from UC San Diego, and then be a reporter, commentator, and/or journalist for ESPN, while continuing to do photography on the side ... Most memorable soccer moment is entire 2016 season ... Favorite UCSD moments, literally everything from 2016, include winning three of four available trophies, going unbeaten (12-0-1) at home, singing with crowd after each home match, road trips, coming from behind to win seven times, dog piling Sam Palano after his overtime winner in CCAA Tournament final, scoring in front of parents and brother against Western Washington in NCAA second round, advancing to the national semifinals in Kansas City, ice baths, and winning every Mafia game played ... Lists hobbies as surfing, consuming food, reading, listening to music, photography, playing the ukulele and consuming more food ... Roots for FC Barcelona, whatever team former Triton Kuba Waligorski plays for, the the San Francisco Giants, and world champion Golden State Warriors ... Favorite athletes include Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil right back Dani Alves, and Allen Iverson ... Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Step Brothers and "every Disney movie that has ever been made" are some of top movies ... Listens to Jon Bellion, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Led Zeppelin, Wham!/George Michael and Ambrosia ... Loves Japanese food, teammate Danny Glascock's grilling, and Board & Brew chicken club sandwiches (absolutely no mayo and no tomato, extra sauce).