Before UWM: (2000-01) Played at Muscatine Community College in Iowa ... Was an honorable-mention all-district selection in 2001 after batting .325 with three homers ... As a freshman, hit .385 with three homers, while stealing 10-for-12 bases ... Drafted in the 26th round of the 2001 draft by Boston, and in the 38th round of the 1999 draft by San Diego ... (2002) Played at Nebraska ... Appeared in eight games, starting once ... Batted .286 with two RBIs in seven at-bats on the season.
High School: Lettered three years at Wauwatosa East High School ... High school teammate of fellow Panther David Michna ... Named the Wisconsin State Player of the Year in 1999 ... Lettered three years in football and twice in basketball ... Was named all-conference and all-area in football.
Personal: Sociology major... Son of Milt and Evylen Dawson... Born 2/23/81.