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


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.

04/01/2014

Track and Field Returns to Miami for UM Invitational

Aromashodu finished second in the 400 meter hurdles with a final time of 59.45 to improve her national ranking.

04/15/2013

Track Holds Two First-Place Finishes for the Conference after Hurricane Alumni Invitational

The women's 4x400 relay team finished in first place at the invitational and putting them in the lead for the conference

03/31/2013

FAU Takes Five Top-Three Finishes at UNF Osprey Invite

Michael Vidal Sets New School Record in the 800 meter

03/24/2013

FAU Takes 14 Top-Three Finishes at UM Invitational

Siekmann, Coppin, and Vidal take First-Place

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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