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Russell Dixon
Russell Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Second Baptist

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/28/1985

Experience:
2L

B-T:
L-R

2006 Hit .313 with a team-high 19 2B and 4 HR whlie driving in 31 and scoring 24 R ... Played in 54 games, starting 50 games in RF ... Slugging percentage of .470 and on-base percentage of .379 were both third on the team ... Hit .277 in league games, knocking 8 2B and a HR ... Hit a team-leading .408 against LHP ... .393 average with runners in scoring position was second on the team (22-for-56) ... Had a career-high eight-game hitting streak from March 11-24 in which he hit .355 (11-for-31) and drove in eight runs ... Drove in three runs in the LSU series ... Went 3-for-5 with 2 R and 4 RBI in 18-1 win over Mercer on 4/25 ... Hit his 4th HR of the season as part of a 2-for-4 day in the 4/21 win at Florida ... Hit .417 with 2 R, 2 2B and an RBI in the Miss. St. series.

2005 Hit .289 with 8 2B, 2 3B and a HR ... Played in 53 games, starting 42 ... Saw most of his action as the DH in the lineup ... Also saw spot starts in left ... .327 average with runners in scoring position was fourth on the team ... Finished the year with 10 multi-hit games ... Had three game-tying hits ... Hit first career home run against Samford (3/29) and finished 3-for-5 with six RBI against the Bulldogs ... Had a three-game hitting streak to start the season (5-for13, 3 R, 3 RBI) ... 3-for-6 in VMI series with 2 RBI ... Went 2-for-4 with 2 BB and a 2B in Clemson series ... Was 3-for-5 with 2 RBI and a R in start against Hofstra (2/5) ... Tripled in his first AU at-bat against Hofstra (2/4).

HIGH SCHOOL Four-year starter and four-year All-District selection for coach Jeff Schroeder at Second Baptist High School ... Named District MVP and First-Team All-State as a junior ... Named to the Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston team as a junior ... Helped guide Second Baptist to a state championship during senior and sophomore campaigns ... Hit .571 with four homers, 13 doubles, four triples and 58 RBI as a senior, while posting a 9-2 mark on the mound with a 2.07 ERA and 73 strikeouts ... First-Team All-State, First-Team All-District, and Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston recipient as a senior .... Also named to Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger First-Team All-American as a senior ... Prior to senior season was named to the Greater Houston Baseball Coaches Association Pre-Season All-Star team, Houston Chronicle Pre-Season All-Greater Houston team and was a Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American team ... Hit .525 with seven home runs and 41 runs batted in as a junior ... Finished with a 27-8 career mark on the mound ... As a sophomore, hit .397 while helping Second Baptist to the 4A State Championship ... Played summer ball for the Houston Kyle Chapman team and Team Florida USA ... Selected to the 2001 NABF High School World Series All-Tournament team as the outstanding hitter ... Two-year football letterman and starting quarterback on state semifinal team in 2002 ... Academically, was a member of National Honor Society and Key Club.

PERSONAL David Russell Dixon, Jr. ... Son of Kristen and David Dixon ... Three younger sisters, Megan (20), Mallory (17), and Rebecca (15) ... Major: Communications.