Fighting Illini Freshman signs with the O’Fallon Hoots

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, members of the Prospect League, today announced the signing of University of Illinois Catcher, Gavin Bennett, for the 2022 summer season.

The 5-foot-10 Freshman C played high school baseball for Libertyville High School, where during the 2020-21 season, he helped lead his team to a 26-9 season, while putting up a strong .315 batting average alongside a .432 On-Base-Percentage and 30 RBI’s. 

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About the O’Fallon Hoots

The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. For tickets, merchandise or any team information, visit

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