Athlete of the Week: Will Dixon

Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) Relief pitcher, Will Dixon had what people may say is the most clutch performance in CMU history. Dixon made his first career start pitching a complete game for a maverick 1-0 victory over Central Missouri.

Dixon allowed just seven hits, two walks, and four strikeouts. the closer improved his senior season to a 3-0 and a .54 ERA. Over his four years, one quality that has shined through is his ability to take initiative.

"We saw very early when Will was a Freshman, that he had incredible leadership qualities. From that moment, we knew we had a really good leader which he showed throughout his career, specifically this year" says Head Coach, Chris Hanks.

The Colorado native ends his career with a .97 ERA, four RMAC Championships and was named to three All-American teams this season and credits his teammates.

"It was probably the most fun season I've ever had. I'm starting the next stage in my life. I wished that I had enjoyed it a little bit more but I don't regret my decision that I've made" says Wil Dixon.

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