Brian Dixon
    Brian Dixon

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Springfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenwood

    Birthdate:
    11/08/1991


    TFRRS Bio

    Personal Bests
    4K 12:53.9
    6K 20:02.90
    8K 24:37
    10K 30:47.59

    2013
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Scholar-Athlete...Finished 11th at the MVC Championships to help propel the Saluki men to their second straight title, one spot shy of All-MVC honors...Finished in the top-15 twice...Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regional, where he finished 71st.

    2012
    NCAA Qualifier
    USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region
    Finished 143rd at the NCAA Championships
    Finished 19th at the NCAA Midwest Regional
    All-MVC (6th Place)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    USTFCCCA All-Academic

    NCAA Qualifier...All-MVC...MVC Scholar-Athlete... Four-time MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Sep. 26, Oct. 3, 17 and 31)...19th-place finish at NCAA Midwest Regionals qualified him to run in the national meet, where he finished 143rd...First Saluki to qualify for NCAA Championship Meet since Jeff Schirmer in 2009...In the remaining four meets, never finished worse than seventh...Finished second at the Saluki Invitational...best 8K time came at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12, where he clocked in at 24:37.

    2011
    MVC Elite 18
    All-MVC (9th Place)
    MVC Athlete of the Week (Sept. 13)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 13)

    Competed in six meets for the Salukis...Only finished outside the top ten in two of them...Out of his four top ten finishes, three of them were in the top five, including two second place finishes...Of those second place finishes, his best time came at the Saluki Invitational with a time of 25:45.9...Placed ninth at the MVC Championship...Had the top Saluki men's finish at the NCAA Regional with his 37th place finish...Finished season with an average finish of 15.8...Named the Missouri Valley Conference's Athlete of the Week and the MVC Scholar Athlete of the Week, both for the week of Sept. 13...Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team and the All-MVC squad...Named an MVC Elite 18 athlete, which is awarded to the athlete with the highest cumulative GPA at each of the Missouri Valley's 18 conference championships.

    2010
    Competed in four meets for SIU in 2010...Posted an 18th place finish at the MVC Championship with a time of 25:34.53...Posted a season-best time of 25:26.40 at the Bradley Classic, where he finished 55th.

    High School
    Named all-conference in track three times at Glenwood High School...Earned all-state honors in the 3200m with a ninth place finish...Notched a personal best time of 4:28 in the 1600m...Went to same high school as World Series champion and MLB All-Star Jayson Werth.

    Personal
    Born Nov. 8, 1991, in Springfield, Ill...Son of Tim and Joy Dixon...Father is an engineer and mother is a nurse...Majoring in accounting.

    Saturday, Sept 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Oct 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country South Bend, Ind. 1:45 PM
    Saturday, Oct 18
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    Cross Country Terre Haute, Ind. 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 10:30 AM
    Friday, Nov 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Peoria, Ill. 12:00 PM
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