Alex Dixon

Alex Dixon
Alex Dixon
Real Name: Alex Dixon
HT: 5' 8" WT: 150
Age: 30 (02/07/1990)
Birthplace: Bay City, TX
Hometown: Humble, TX

OUTLOOK: Quick, skillful attacking player signed as homegrown player on January 19, 2011.

2013 MLS: Started in 2-0 win vs. Stoke City in Dynamo Charities Cup on July 24 ... Made second consecutive substitute appearance in 1-0 win vs. Philadelphia Union on July 6 ... Entered as substitute in 78th minute of 2-0 loss at the New York Red Bulls on 6/30, marking his first debut this season … Reserves: Has started six Reserve League gamesAssisted on Brian Ownby’s opening goal in 1-0 win at Columbus Crew Reserves on 6/2 … LOAN: Spent a month on loan with the Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL). Appeared in three games and scored game-winning goal in 2-1 win over Ft. Lauderdale on 4/27 … 12-13 Champions League: Did not feature … U.S. Open Cup: Played first 71 minutes in 3-0 loss at FC Dallas on 6/12 … Scored opening goal and played 90 minutes in 2-0 win over FC Tucson on 5/29 (first career Open Cup goal). 

2012 MLS:​ Appeared in four games, making one start in 2012 ... Played 62 minutes in season finale at Colorado on 10/27 ... Came on in 88th minute of wild 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake (9/6) ... Played 16 minutes in substitute appearance vs. Portland on 5/15 ... Made 2012 debut at New York on 5/9, played 34 minutes as a substitute ... 2012-13 CCL: Appeared as substitute for final 19 minutes in 4-0 win over C.D. FAS on 9/20 ... Open Cup: Started, played 90 minutes in 1-0 third round loss at San Antonio on 5/29 ... 2012 Reserves: Started eight games, scored two goals and notched three assists as Dynamo won Reserve League division title ... Tallied goal and two assists in 3-0 win at Sporting Kansas City on 3/27.

2011 MLS: Made seven substitute appearances in league play and scored one goal in his rookie season ... Made professional debut in 1-1 tie at NY on 4/2 ... Also appeared in 2-1 loss vs. COL on 5/4 ... Played final six minutes and was on the field for tying goal in 2-2 tie vs. FCD on 5/28 ... Made next MLS appearance in 3-0 loss at CHV on 7/23 ... Also came on as substitute in 3-1 win vs. SEA on 7/30 ... Played a career-high 28 minutes in 1-1 tie at NE on 8/17 ... Came on as sub three days later and scored dramatic game-winning goal, his first as a professional, in final seconds of stoppage time in 3-2 win vs. RSL on 8/20, curling in left-footed shot from top of the penalty area ... Open Cup: Made first Dynamo start and played 120 minutes in midfield in 1-0 overtime loss vs. KC on 4/6 as Dynamo were eliminated in qualifying round ... Other: Started and played all 90 minutes at three different positions in 2-0 Dynamo Charities Cup loss vs. Bolton Wanderers on 7/20 ... Reserves: Started eight of 10 Dynamo Reserves games, three times at forward and five times in midfield, scoring one goal on the season ... Fractured finger in 3-0 loss at COL on 9/1 ... Returned to action as a sub in 3-0 win vs. CHI on 10/1 ... Scored opening goal with outstanding individual effort in 2-0 win at KC on 10/18.

INTERNATIONAL: Former member of United States U-17 national team residency program in Bradenton, Fla.

COLLEGE: Three-year contributor at North Carolina, helping the Tar Heels reach the NCAA College Cup all three years ... 2010: Notched one goal and three assists in 20 games despite injury ... Made terrific play to set up game-tying goal in NCAA semifinal vs. No. 1 Louisville, dribbling through four players before serving accurate cross for headed finish ... UNC lost 2-1 on last-minute goal … 2009: Ranked second on the team with eight goals, including three in the NCAA tournament, and also had one assist … Scored goals in three consecutive NCAA tournament games to help UNC reach the College Cup for the second consecutive season ... Netted hat trick in 7-0 win vs. Stetson, North Carolina's first hat trick since 2005 ... Added late goal on counter-attack in 2-0 win vs. Brown in second round of NCAA tournament... Beat two defenders to score game-winning goal in 1-0 win vs. Indiana in third round... Got behind defense for second goal in 2-1 win vs. Drake in NCAA quarterfinals ... Played all 110 minutes in 0-0 semifinal tie vs. No. 1 Akron, with UNC losing in a shootout … 2008: Ranked third on the team with five goals as a freshman, playing in 20 of 24 games as UNC lost in national championship game … Appeared as a substitute in two NCAA tournament matches as UNC reached the College Cup but did not play in the semifinal or championship game ... Ranked seventh among all North Carolina Olympic sports male athletes in the SuperRam competition, which measures overall performance.

DYNAMO ACADEMY: Joined Dynamo Academy in 2007 after leaving U.S. U-17 residency program ... Trained briefly with Dynamo first team in summer of 2008 ... Scored in Dynamo Academy Showcase in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

PERSONAL: Full name is Hugh Alex Dixon ... Son of Marisa Parks ... Has three brothers (Jerome, Anthony, Tre) and one sister ... Lists Michael Jordan as most admired athlete … Graduated from Atascocita High School in Humble, northeast of Houston, in 2008.


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