Hoots Sign Left-Handed Hurler Schneider for 2024 Prospect League Season

The redshirt sophomore had 31 K’s in 39 ⅔ innings pitched in 2023, finishing 2-1 across nine starts

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, proud members of the Prospect League, announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Owen Schneider for the 2024 summer season. Schneider comes to O’Fallon as a redshirt sophomore from Missouri Southern State University (MSSU). 

The 5-foot-11, 180-pound left-handed hurler appeared in 12 games for the MSSU Lions his freshman season, starting nine games and finishing the year with a 2-1 record and 31 strikeouts in 39 ⅔ innings pitched. The St. Louis, Missouri-native attended Rockwood Summit High School, where, in his senior year, he registered a 1.45 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 29 innings on the mound for the Falcons. The redshirt sophomore had similar success his junior year, finishing the season with a 2-1 record and 20 strikeouts across 14 ⅓ innings pitched, while recording a .311 BA at the plate. Schneider earned Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll honors his freshman year at MSSU. 

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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