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Leroy Dixon
Leroy Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Bend, IN

High School:
Lasalle

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
06/20/1983

Major:
Crime & Justice

Senior sprinter who earned his first All-America certificate by placing ninth at the 2005 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash... expected to lead the sprinting corps again in his final season... also figures to be a regular on the sprint relay.

2005: Teamed with Rodney Martin to form a dynamic sprint duo... competed in the 60 and 200 meters during the indoor season... won the USC Invitational 60 meters with a time of 6.78 seconds... placed ninth in the SEC Indoor Championships in the 60 (6.78) and was 10th in the 200 (21.37)... competed in both events at the Last Chance meet, running a season-best 6.77 to finish second in the 60 and a 21.52 to win the 200... ran both the 100 and 200 meter dashes during the outdoor campaign... won the Tennessee Sea Ray Relays 100 meter dash with a time of 10.30... competed in both events at the SEC Outdoor Championships... placed sixth in the 100 at the SEC meet with a time of 10.42 and was ninth in the 200 with a time of 20.84... also ran the second leg on the 4x100 meter relay at the SEC's helping the team to a season-best 39.66 clocking... ran a personal best 100-meter dash at the NCAA East Regional meet in the prelims with a time of 10.19 seconds... also ran his personal best in the 200 meters at the East Regional, clocking a 20.58 in the prelims before finishing fifth in the finals... had the fourth fastest time in the 100-meter prelims of the NCAA meet with a 10.33 clocking... won his semi-final heat, breaking the tape in 10.41 seconds to earn a spot in the finals... placed ninth in the 100-meter finals with a time of 10.48 seconds, earning an All-America certificate... also competed in the 200 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, reaching the semi-final round... competed in the USATF outdoor meet in late June, raaching the semi-finals in both the 100 and 200 meter dashes.

2003-04: Competed for Kansas City (Kan.) Community College... was the Junior College national runner-up in the 200 meters with a time of 20.95... coached by Al Hobson... top marks were 6.77 and 21.67 indoors and 10.42 and 20.95 outdoors... also considered LSU, TCU, Florida and Tennessee before signing with the Gamecocks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Lasalle High School in South Bend, Ind... lettered in track, basketball, and football... was a three-time state champion... best marks were 10.37w in the 100 and 21.11w in the 200... coached by Johnnie Johnson.

PERSONAL: Leroy W. Dixon was born June 20, 1983 in South Bend, Ind... parents are Sherlyn and Leroy Dixon, Sr... interested in a degree in criminal justice... enjoys watching track tapes in his free time... favorite movie is "Hitch"... says the most exciting thing that has happened in his life was watching the birth of his sister. Senior sprinter who earned his first All-America certificate by placing ninth at the 2005 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash... expected to lead the sprinting corps again in his final season... also figures to be a regular on the sprint relay.

2005: Teamed with Rodney Martin to form a dynamic sprint duo... competed in the 60 and 200 meters during the indoor season... won the USC Invitational 60 meters with a time of 6.78 seconds... placed ninth in the SEC Indoor Championships in the 60 (6.78) and was 10th in the 200 (21.37)... competed in both events at the Last Chance meet, running a season-best 6.77 to finish second in the 60 and a 21.52 to win the 200... ran both the 100 and 200 meter dashes during the outdoor campaign... won the Tennessee Sea Ray Relays 100 meter dash with a time of 10.30... competed in both events at the SEC Outdoor Championships... placed sixth in the 100 at the SEC meet with a time of 10.42 and was ninth in the 200 with a time of 20.84... also ran the second leg on the 4x100 meter relay at the SEC's helping the team to a season-best 39.66 clocking... ran a personal best 100-meter dash at the NCAA East Regional meet in the prelims with a time of 10.19 seconds... also ran his personal best in the 200 meters at the East Regional, clocking a 20.58 in the prelims before finishing fifth in the finals... had the fourth fastest time in the 100-meter prelims of the NCAA meet with a 10.33 clocking... won his semi-final heat, breaking the tape in 10.41 seconds to earn a spot in the finals... placed ninth in the 100-meter finals with a time of 10.48 seconds, earning an All-America certificate... also competed in the 200 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, reaching the semi-final round... competed in the USATF outdoor meet in late June, raaching the semi-finals in both the 100 and 200 meter dashes.

2003-04: Competed for Kansas City (Kan.) Community College... was the Junior College national runner-up in the 200 meters with a time of 20.95... coached by Al Hobson... top marks were 6.77 and 21.67 indoors and 10.42 and 20.95 outdoors... also considered LSU, TCU, Florida and Tennessee before signing with the Gamecocks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Lasalle High School in South Bend, Ind... lettered in track, basketball, and football... was a three-time state champion... best marks were 10.37w in the 100 and 21.11w in the 200... coached by Johnnie Johnson.

PERSONAL: Leroy W. Dixon was born June 20, 1983 in South Bend, Ind... parents are Sherlyn and Leroy Dixon, Sr... interested in a degree in criminal justice... enjoys watching track tapes in his free time... favorite movie is "Hitch"... says the most exciting thing that has happened in his life was watching the birth of his sister.

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