Alex Dixon

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Alex Dixon
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Personal information
Full name Hugh Alexander Dixon
Date of birth (1990-02-07) February 7, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Bay City, Texas, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Rochester Rhinos
Number 3
Youth career
2006–2007 IMG Soccer Academy
2007–2008 Houston Dynamo
2008–2010 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Reading United 7 (2)
2011–2013 Houston Dynamo 13 (1)
2013 Tampa Bay Rowdies (loan) 3 (1)
2014– Rochester Rhinos 22 (1)
National team
2007 United States U17 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 6, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 19, 2012

Hugh Alexander "Alex" Dixon (born February 7, 1990 in Bay City, Texas) is an American soccer player who currently plays for the Rochester Rhinos in the USL Pro.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Dixon grew up in Humble, Texas. He was a member of the United States U-17 residency program before returning to his hometown and joining the Houston Dynamo academy. Dixon then spent three years at UNC Chapel Hill where he appeared regularly for the Tar Heels.[1]

Dixon also spent the 2010 season with Reading United in the USL Premier Development League.[2]

Professional[edit]

Dixon was signed to a professional contract by the Houston Dynamo along with Josue Soto on January 19, 2011 as a "homegrown player."[3] He made his professional debut on April 2, 2011, as a second-half substitute for Will Bruin in a 1–1 tie with the New York Red Bulls.[4]

He scored his first professional goal on August 20, 2011 with a goal in the 93rd minute to give Houston a 3–2 win over Real Salt Lake.[5] He scored in the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup but saw limited MLS playing time in three seasons in Houston and was waived after the 2013 season.[6]

Dixon signed with the Rochester Rhinos at the beginning of the 2014 season[7] and scored his first goal for the club on May 2, 2014.[8]

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