Brian Dixon named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week for third time

    Junior Brian Dixon has been named an MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week three weeks out of the last four.

    Junior Brian Dixon has been named an MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week three weeks out of the last four.

    Oct. 17, 2012

    MVC Release

    ST. LOUIS -- Southern Illinois cross country athlete Brian Dixon has been named the Missouri Valley Conference's male Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.

    This is the third week out of the last four that Dixon has been honored and the fourth time in his SIU career. Dixon placed seventh individually at the Bradley Classic in Peoria, Ill. last Friday, helping the Saluki men take the team title. The junior from Springfield, Ill., ran his best 8k time of the season at 24:37. In three races, Dixon has never finished worse than seventh.

    An accounting major, Dixon carries a 3.955 cumulative GPA.

     

     

    Friday, Oct 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country South Bend, Ind. 1:45 PM
    Saturday, Oct 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    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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