10/25/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Stillwater (Minneapolis), MN Dawson is an athletic catcher who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. Pop times showed in 2.25 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss. At the plate, he continues to shine through a tall, open setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. With 4 years to further develop, Dawson has the makings of a special type player with time and room to progress his game.