Richie Powers
Richie Powers
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Leominster, Mass.
High School: Leominster

Captain … 2008 graduate of Leominster High School … is majoring in management and liberal studies, with a concentration in health and industry … minor in marketing … Career entering 2011-12 season: 36 rounds, 79.3 stroke average, career low of 70 … 2010-11: was second on the club with a 77.8 stroke average over 21 rounds … improved on his sophomore year by 2.6 strokes … was in the 70s for 15 of 21 rounds … medalist in St. Rose Fall Shootout Sept. 16 with a career-best 70 … tied for team low at the New Englands, placing 38th with 76-79-155 … also tied for team-best at NCAA Division II East/Atlantic Regional, finishing at 75-75-80-230 … 2009-10: saw action in the team’s final seven tournaments and recorded an 80.4 stroke average for 12 rounds … shot in the 70s in half of those rounds, with a low of 76 on Apr. 3 in the second round of the Yale Spring Opener and again four days later in the Lou Flumere Invitational at the Stow Acres CC … was Bentley’s number one finisher in the Flumere, tying for fifth overall in the 18-hole tournament … tied for 12th in the AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational (78-79-157) … 2008-09: played three rounds and recorded an 85.3 stroke average … shot a season-best 80 in his collegiate debut in the Assumption Shootout Sept. 16 at Cyprian Keyes CC … Other Achievements: was the medalist as a Mass. Amateur qualifying tournament in June 2011 … Before Bentley: three-time team MVP at Leominster HS, winning the honor in 2005, 2006 and 2007 … two-year captain  and 2007 league MVP … Duke Open champion … won 2007 District Championship with a one-under 70 at Oak Hill … helped Leominster to league championship in 2004, 2006 and 2007, and state finals in 2005 and 2006 … also lettered in baseball and basketball … Personal: National Honor Society … Harvard Book Award Winner … son of Richard and Jane Powers … has one sister, Jill (23), and two brothers, Jon (19) and James (12) … age as of Sept. 1: 22.

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