Valerie Dixon
Valerie Dixon


Fort Walton Beach, FL

High School:
Choctawhatchee HS



Part I with FAU Director of Athletics Pat Chun

2013-14 Year in Review


Aromashodu Wins SBC Title, David Breaks FAU Record at Championships

4x400 relay squad finishes as runner-up


Day 2 of Championships Sees Jax Get Runner-Up Finish, Three Runners Move to Sunday Finals

Jax finishes second in the 3,000 steeplechase


Track Team Heads To SBC Championships This Weekend

Aromashodu, Hallam back to defend individual championships


Track Closes Out Regular Season At Penn Relays

Roberts has highest finish, sixth in triple jump

Junior (2012): Eighth in the 400 meters in the opener, the Jimmy Carnes Invitational (2:23.86) the 4x400 meter relay there, finished fourth, and was second in the distance medley relay...fourth in the 800 meters at the Gator Invitational (2:18.36) the BU Valentine Invitational, out of 41 runners, was 16th in the 500 meters (1:18.12)..then was 58th of 153 in the 800 meters (2:19.21)...finished eighth in the 800 meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships (2:14.94 in the prelims, 2:16.19 in the finals)...her 4x400 meter relay team was also eighth...competed in the 4x400 relay at the UM Alumni Invitational, finishing fifth...was part of the third-place relay at the Tom Jones Memorial the SBC Outdoor Championships, her 4x400 meter team was runner-up, and she was fourth in the 800 meters (2:15.88)

Sophomore (2011): Part of the Sun Belt Conference Champion 4x400 meter relay the season-opening Jimmy Carnes Invitational, ran a 1:03.19 in the 400 meters and a 2:23.64 in the 800...finished 14th in the 800 meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships (2:18.82)...was also a part of the fifth-place finishing distance medley relay team the FAU Invitational, was 10th in the 400 meters (59.73)...had a runner-up finish in the 800 meters at the UM Hurricane Invitational, in a time of 2:15.07...ran a faster time, finishing eighth, at the UCF Invitational (2:13.61)...also was second at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational, at 2:12.25...sixth at the Sun Belt Outdoors (2:14.06 in the prelims, 2:15.50 in the finals).

Freshman (2010): First meet as an Owl was the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, in the 800 meters...was 10th in a time of 2:20.22...competed in both the 800 and 1,500 meters at the Miami Hurricane Invitational.

High School: Set school record in the 800 meter...Choctawhatchee High School athlete of the year.

Personal: Nursing major...daughter of Maureen Leonard.