Hoots Sign Right-Handed Hurler Dixon for 2024 Prospect League Season

The sophomore had 28 K’s in 20 ⅓ innings pitched for the Shredded Cheese in the CCL in ‘21

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, proud members of the Prospect League, announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Markell Dixon for the 2024 summer season. Dixon comes to O’Fallon as a sophomore from John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois. 

The 6-foot-0, 185-pound right handed pitcher had four starts for the Shredded Cheese in the CarShield Collegiate League (CCL) in 2021, registering 28 strikeouts in 20 ⅓ innings pitched and finishing with a 2-1 record on the season. In 2022, Dixon had one start for the St. Louis Gamers in the CCL, recording seven strikeouts in 2 ⅓ innings pitched. The sophomore made nine appearances on the mound for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I John A. Logan Vols this year, finishing with a 1-1 record and six strikeouts in his 9 ⅓ innings pitched.The St. Louis, Missouri-native began his collegiate career at Southwest Tennessee Community College, where he went 6-2 in his 14 starts and recorded 94 strikeouts in 64 total innings. Dixon attended McCluer North High School, where in his sophomore year, he had 27 strikeouts in 21 ⅓ innings pitched, while leading the team in batting average and slugging percentage with .378 and .524 respectively. The right-hander is 2-0 for the Hoots this season, with one save and 11 strikeouts in 7 ⅓ innings pitched.  

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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