Hoots Sign Corner Infielder Niebrugge for 2024 Prospect League Season

The junior hit .346 with nine home runs and 42 RBI for the Millikin University Athletics last season

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, proud members of the Prospect League, announced the signing of corner infielder Andy Niebrugge for the 2024 summer season. Niebrugge comes to O’Fallon as a junior from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. 

The 6-foot-4, 210-pound corner infielder is in his junior year with the Millikin University Athletics, and has eight hits, three runs, and two RBI in 41 at-bats to start the 2024 season. During his sophomore year, Niebrugge registered a .346 BA, .635 SLG, and 1.079 OPS, with 54 hits, nine home runs and 42 RBIs in 156 at-bats. The infielder was named to the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) All-Conference First Team and was selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Region Third Team. In his freshman debut, the Teutopolis, Illinois-native notched a .239 BA and .696 OPS with 22 hits and 16 RBIs in 92 at-bats on the year. Prior to his collegiate baseball career, the junior attended Teutopolis High School in Illinois, where, in his senior season, he hit .321 with 27 hits, 27 RBI, and three home runs for the Wooden Shoes team. 

Single game tickets are on sale now at https://ofallonhoots.com/schedule/. More information about the 2024 Prospect League Season and other special events will be available soon. For up-to-the-minute information about the Hoots, visit ofallonhoots.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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. The Hoots provide fun and affordable things to do in the O’Fallon and St. Charles County areas.  For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.

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