Valerie Dixon
Valerie Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Walton Beach, FL

High School:
Choctawhatchee HS

Height:
5-9


05/14/2012

Aromashodu Wins SBC Title, David Breaks FAU Record at Championships

4x400 relay squad finishes as runner-up

05/13/2012

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

Jax finishes second in the 3,000 steeplechase

05/08/2012

Track Team Heads To SBC Championships This Weekend

Aromashodu, Hallam back to defend individual championships

04/30/2012

Track Closes Out Regular Season At Penn Relays

Roberts has highest finish, sixth in triple jump

04/22/2012

Relay Team Has High Finish For FAU Track in Gainesville

One of nine top-10 finishers for squad

Junior (2012): Eighth in the 400 meters in the opener, the Jimmy Carnes Invitational (2:23.86)...in 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)...at 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 Invitational...at 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 team...at 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 there...at 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.

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