The Tampa Bay Rowdies announced on Friday that midfielder Alex Dixon has joined the squad on loan from the Houston Dynamo. The 30-day loan can be extended on mutual agreement between both clubs.
Dixon (5-8, 150) is a skillful attacking midfielder who has spent the last two seasons with the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer. The Bay City, TX native was a member of the United States U-17 residency program in Bradenton, FL. Prior to attending University of North Carolina, Dixon returned to Texas, where he was part of the Houston Dynamo Academy in 2007.
The 23-year-old appeared regularly for the Tar Heels, reaching two NCAA Semifinals and one NCAA Final in his three years at UNC. In 2010, Dixon played seven matches for Reading United in the League. Over the past two seasons with the Dynamo, Dixon has appeared in over 15 matches including matches in the U.S. Open Cup, CONCACAF Champions League and MLS.
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