Skyhawk Baseball | Dillon Symon
|Height/Weight||6-6 - 215 lbs.|
2015: Became the 10th player (and fourth pitcher) in program history to earn OVC All-Freshman accolades…Posted a team-best 3.95 ERA in 20 appearances (second-most on the team), allowing 47 hits with 26 strikeouts over 41 innings…Made four starts on the season and was remarkably consistent, posting a 3.95 ERA in 13.2 innings as a starter and a 3.95 ERA in 27.1 innings as a reliever…Led the team in lowest batting average against left-handed batters (.232, 13-for-56) and he also excelled with two outs, holding the opponent to a .231 batting average (12-for-52) in those situations…Accounted for 11 multi-inning appearances, 11 outings where he did not concede an earned run and nine scoreless appearances…Accounted for five consecutive scoreless appearances from April 2 through April 12 – four of which came against OVC competition…Tallied a 2.55 ERA over his final 11 appearances of the season, spanning 24.2 frames…Allowed only two runs over four solid innings against No. 15 Missouri State in his first career start…Pitched the Skyhawks to the series win over Austin Peay with five innings of two-hit ball, conceding just one unearned run…Allowed only one hit and one walk while dialing up three strikeouts over three shutout frames at Memphis on May 12…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Played for head coach Lane McCarter at the prestigious Houston High School program, where the Mustangs went 30-15 overall in 2013…Helped HHS capture the region and district championships, punching a ticket to the playoffs in 2013…Led the team with 13 appearances on the mound in 2013, the seventh-highest amount of games pitched in a single-season in program history…Earned a spot on the second annual State Farm/Shelby County high school all-star baseball game, held at USA Stadium in Millington, Tenn….Also was part of a Mustang squad that went 20-9 in 2012.
PERSONAL: Born on June 23, 1994...Son of Mike and Renee Symon...Majoring in finance.