Hoots Sign Maryville Pitcher Cardwell for 2024 Prospect League Season

Cardwell registered ten strikeouts in 9 ⅓ innings pitched for the Shredded Cheese during the ‘23 CCL season 

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, proud members of the Prospect League, announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Sam Cardwell for the 2024 summer season. Cardwell comes to O’Fallon as a freshman from Maryville University. 

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound right-handed hurler pitched 9 ⅓ innings for the 2023 Shredded Cheese in the CarShield Collegiate League (CCL), recording ten strikeouts and finishing with a 1-0 record on the season. Cardwell attended De Smet Jesuit High School in Creve Coeur, Missouri, where, in his senior season, he posted a 3.45 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and 63 strikeouts in 44 ⅔ innings pitched for the Spartans. The St. Charles-native finished with a 5-4 record in ten starts and 11 total appearances that season. The 2023 graduate had similar success his junior season, recording a 2.22 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, and 35 strikeouts in 28 ⅓ innings and eight overall appearances on the mound. The freshman will play for the Division II Maryville University Saints this upcoming spring season. 

Our 2024 summer schedule is available 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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