Valerie Dixon
Valerie Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Walton Beach, FL

High School:
Choctawhatchee HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
XC/Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
04/08/1991

Major:
Exercise Science

Graduated:
Y


08/11/2014

Part I with FAU Director of Athletics Pat Chun

2013-14 Year in Review

05/19/2014

Aromashodu Qualifies for NCAA Preliminaries on Final Day of C-USA Championship

Senior and team captain Danielle Aromashodu qualifying for the first round of the NCAA Championships.

05/18/2014

Two Qualify for Finals on Day Three of C-USA Championships

Danielle Aromashodu finished the 400 meter hurdles preliminaries in first-place

04/20/2014

Track and Field Compete at Tom Jones Memorial Invitational

Danielle Aromashodu finished second in the 400 meter hurdles

04/06/2014

Owls Set School Record in Distance Relay at Florida

The Florida Relays will conclude on Sunday, April 6 at Percy Beard Track.

Personal Records

800m (I)- 2:12.25 (2011)

800m (O)- 2:12.30 (2013)

1,500m (O)- 4:50.00 (2013)

4x400 meter relay (I)- 3:49.31 (2013)

4x400 meter relay (O)- 3:42.27 (2013)

Distance Medley Relay (I)- 12:38.24 (2011)

Athletic Accomplishments

Part of the 2011 Sun Belt Conference Champion 4x400 meter relay team...was second in the 800m at the 2011 Hurricane Alumni Invitational, at 2:12.25, setting third best time in school history..holds 10th best time in school history for the outdoor 1,500m (4:50.00) from 2013...third best time in FAU history for outdoor 4x400 meter relay (3:42.27) set in 2013...second best time for indoor 4x400 meter relay (3:49.31) from 2013...finished in second at the 2013 SBC Indoor Championships (2:12.30) and seventh at the 2013 SBC Outdoor Championships for the 800m (2:18.78)

Academic Accomplishments

3.0 Club Academic Honors for FAU in the fall 2010

High School Accomplishments

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

Personal

Exercise science major...daughter of Maureen Leonard...plans to run professionally after graduation...hobbies include dancing.

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