Dixson breaks hammer throw school record
Competition begins Thursday in El Paso
Owls win five events at J. Fred Duckett Twilight
Redshirt freshman wins 200m dash, places 3rd in 100m dash
Riddle, Dixon victorious
Dixson's TFRRS Results
AT MAJOR MEETS
2014 C-USA Outdoor, 13th, Hammer Throw, 46.26m (151-9.00)
2015 C-USA Indoor, 9th, Weight Throw, 16.52m (54-2.5)
2015 C-USA Outdoor, 18th, Shot Put, 11.02m (36-2.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor, 17th, Hammer Throw, 45.24m (148-5.00)
2016 C-USA Indoor, 23rd, Weight Throw, 14.63m (48-0.00)
2016 C-USA Outdoor, 11th, Hammer Throw, 50.06m (164-3.00)
Shot Put - 10.93m (35-10.5), Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational (1/16/15)
Weight Throw - 16.64m (54-7.25), Charlie Thomas Invitational (2/5/16)
Shot Put - 11.65m (38-2.75), J. Fred Duckett Twilight (4/25/15)
Hammer - 53.14m (174-4), Oxy Invitational (5/7/16)
Indoor: Competed in five indoor meets...placed fifth in the weight throw at both the Houston Invitational and the Howie Ryan Invitational. Outdoor: Won the hammer throw in the season opener at the TSU Relays...set a personal best throw of 53.14m at the Oxy Invitational...finished 11th overall at the C-USA Outdoors.
Indoor: Placed 9th at the C-USA Championships in the weight throw, setting a PR with a throw of 16.52m ... also set a PR in the shot put at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational with a throw of 10.93m. Outdoor: Finished 4th in the hammer throw at both the Victor Lopez Classic and J. Fred Duckett Twilight ... set a new outdoor PR in the shot put with a throw of 11.65m at the J. Fred Duckett Twilight.
Indoor: Threw a season-best 12.71m to place 15th in the weight throw at Texas A&M ... also threw a season-best 10.92m in the shot put at Texas A&M. Outdoor: Finished a season-best eighth place at the SFA Skecher's Invitational in the hammer throw ... threw a season-best 46.26m in the hammer at the C-USA Championships.
Received the Golden Falcon Award as the top senior athlete at Bishop Dunne ... Finished second at the district, regional and state meets in the shot put, throwing a personal best 38.8 feet ... Posted a 4th-place finish in the TAPPS State Meet in 2012 as a junior in the shot put ... Lettered in Volleyball and Basketball, as well as track ... Was an honorable mention All-State and First Team All-District pick in basketball ... Helped her basketball team to the State Playoffs.
Full Name: Dreu Olivia Dixson ... Daughter of Trina Dixson and David Johnson ... Has two siblings, Danielle and Iyeshea ...Majoring in Social Sciences ... Rice College: Duncan