|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Stephens City, Va. (Sherando HS)|
|MAJOR||Health and PE Teaching|
2015 Track and Field: Competed in a trio of events at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships, finishing eighth in the hammer throw (38.75m), 10th in the discus throw (31.31m), and 14th in the shot put (9.49m)...At the A-Sun Indoor Championships, placed 12th in the weight throw (11.52m) and 15th in the shot put (9.54)...Threw a season-best 9.94m in the shot put at the Georgia Invite to finish 12th...Tossed a mark of 35.81m in the hammer throw at the Battle of the Boulevard...Finished seventh in the discus throw at the UT Challenge with a toss of 32.26m...
2014 Track and Field: Threw a personal record in the shot put at the SIU Invitational with a launch of 9.83m… Achieved personal best in the weight throw with a distance spanning 9.91m at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships finishing 11th… Finished 11th in the shot put at the A-Sun Indoor Championships throwing for 9.66m... Recorded a personal best in the discus at the Rhodes Open (32.09 meters)… Finished fifth in the discus at the Boston-Moon Classic (28.87 meters)… Placed 12th in the discus at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships (29.54 meters).
Prep: Rachel competed for Mike Marsh at Sherando High School in Stephens City, Va.... Named All-District (2013) and Captain (2012,2013)... Personal best marks include discus (104'3"), shot put (31'3.5"), and indoor shot put (29'3.25")... Earned academic awards such as 2010 Academic Award of Excellence, 2011 Academic Award A Honor Roll, 2012 Outstanding Student in Organization of Competitive Team Sports, and 2013 Physical Education Department Student of the Year.
Personal: Daughter of Anthony Dixon and Mary Keffer... Has one brother (Andrew) and three sisters (Amanda, Mallory, and Ashley)... Plans to major in PE/Health Teaching.