Penn State has a total of 4,023 honorees during 18 years of the program
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Saw action in six games during his first year with Penn State ... Held the opposition scoreless during each of his first three appearances ... Struck out a pair during his collegiate debut against Notre Dame on February 20 ... Recorded two outs against Eastern Kentucky on February 27 and worked out of a jam during his inning on the mound against NC State on March 5 ... Wrapped up his freshman season with three appearances in April, including a one-inning outing against Kent State on April 5.
HIGH SCHOOL: Standout member of the Derry Area High School baseball team ... Named the 2007 and 2009 team Most Valuable Player ... Also competed for the Martella's Pharmacy AAABA summer league team ... Guided the squad to the season championship and a berth in the National Tournament ... Earned the Pete Vukovich Award while compiling a 6-1 record to go along with a 1.59 ERA.
PERSONAL: Scott Matthew Dixon ... Born on September 14, 1991 in Latrobe, Pa. ... Son of Joseph and Joni Dixon ... Has a brother, Zach ... Business Management major at Penn State.
GETTING TO KNOW SCOTT