Bennett Hixson#6 Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: C/INT/RHP Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 190
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
Previous School: Wesleyan Christian Acad.
Eligibility: Jr. Major:
2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 48 games for the Tornados as a sophomore, making 47 starts...Hit .226 (38-for-168)...Collected nine extra-base hits, including eight doubles and a homer...Drove in 18 runs...Had nine multi-hit games...Made nine appearances out of the bullpen for BC...Finished with a 2-2 record and 4.63 ERA in 11.2 innings...Recorded two saves...
2012 (Freshman): Went 1-0 with a team-best 3.72 ERA in 12 appearances out of the pen for BC as a freshman...Received "Best ERA Award" at Annual Athletic Banquet...Recorded a team-high four saves...Started 32 games as a position player...Hit .271 (29-for-107) with 17 RBI's...Seven extra-base hits (four doubles, three triples)
High School: Hixson comes to Brevard from Greensboro, N.C. where he played at Wesleyan Christian Academy under Coach Scott Davis. He was a member of the 2010 State Championship team as well as a 2011 All-Conference selection. In the classroom, he was on the Honor Roll and was a National Honors Society and Senior Beta Club member.
He is the son of Eric and Debbie Hixson.