Quick Facts: 

Name: Austin Powell

Graduation Year: 2015

Sport: Men’s Golf

Position: Captain

  1. What does the experience of being a Penn student-athlete mean to you?

The ability to represent the university and the traditions and history of the athletic program. Also, I enjoy the opportunity to improve the history and competitiveness of the university.

  1. Hometown?

Jupiter, Florida

  1. High school?

Cardinal Newman High School

  1. College and Major?

College of Arts and Sciences, American History

  1. Favorite Penn Sports moment to date?

Winning 2012 Ivy League Championship in a 3-hole playoff

  1. Favorite Class to date?

History of the South post-Civil War

  1. What does life after Penn look like (i.e.- ideal job, where you live, what will make you happy)?

I have two possible career paths. The first one involves turning professional and attempting to play on the PGA Tour. The second is a marketing job within the sports industry.

  1. Ultimate career goal?

Become a PGA Tour winner.

  1. Favorite place to eat on campus?

Class of 1920 Commons

  1. Favorite place to eat off campus?

Greek Lady

  1. Favorite Penn sporting event to attend (other than your own sport)?


  1. iPhone or Android?


  1. What’s currently on your iPod?

Classic Rock and Taylor Swift, a mix of AC/DC and Taylor Swift help get me in the rhythm to play well on the golf course.

  1. What’s on your DVR?

Fehrety, love the interviews he does and provides insight to golf.

  1. What’s the one place in Philly you take all those who visit you?

South Street, a perfect mix of good Philadelphia food, scenery and entertainment.