Panthers set 11 school records, win two medals at ACC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships.
Both teams had top-50 GPA's in the entire country.
Panthers set six school records while Kaleigh Ritter is a medalist in the 1650 free.
Leticia Lelli sets two records in the 100 fly and Blair Wegescheide lowered her own in the 100 bacl.
The four day event starts on Wednesday, Feb. 18 and ends on Saturday, Feb. 21.
2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast while helping the 200 medley relay to second ... Competed on Pitt's winning 200 medley relay at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... At the Pitt Invite, competed in three championship finals, placing second in both the 100 breast (1:02.10) and 200 breast (2:14.27) with NCAA B cut times, and third in the 200 IM ... Also helped Pitt take second in both the 200 and 400 medley relays ... At ATaT Winter Nationals, swam in one C Final, placing 19th in the 200 breast (2:13.73) and 25th in the 100 breast ... Against West Virginia, grabbed second in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM ... At Denison, placed fourth in both the 100 breast and 200 breast, and fifth in the 200 IM ... Swam to fifth in the 100 back, raced in the 100 free and helped Pitt take second in the 200 medley relay at the Senior Recognition Meet ... At Villanova, placed second in both the 100 breast and 200 breast ... Swam in two finals at the ACC Championships, winning the C Final in the 200 breast and participating in the B Final of the 100 breast, where she took 13th overall and swum a career-best 1:01.49.
2013-14: Finished first in the 200 medley relay against Bucknell...Finished first in the 100 breaststroke against Bucknell... Finished second in the 200 breaststroke against Bucknell...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, she finished third in the 200 yard IM and in the 100 yard breaststroke...Swam at the ATaT Winter Nationals...Against WVU, she helped the 200 medley relay to a second place finish, earned a first place finish in the 100 breast and the 200 IM...Earned a first place finish in the 200 medley relay against Villanova...Finished first in the 100 free at the Western Pa. Invite...At the ACC Championships, she helped break a school record in the 200 medley relay (1:40.64)...Swam in the consol finals of the 100 breaststroke and the bonus final of the 200 breaststroke at the ACC Championship.
2012-13: Placed second in both the women's 100 and 200 yard breaststroke races as well as fifth in the 200 yard IM against West Virginia...Came in second in the 200 yard medley relay against WVU as well...Helped lead both the 200 medley relay and the 200 free relay teams to a first place finish at the Western PA Invitational...finished fourth in the 50 free at the same meet.
2011-12: Garnered All-Big East honors for a third-place NCAA B cut in the 200 IM (2:01.24) at the Big East Championship...earned an NCAA provisional time while setting a school record in the 200 breast (2:14.78) at the conference meet...placed sixth in the finals of the 100 breast with an NCAA B cut (1:01.80)...set the school and freshman record in the 100 breast...member of the first-place 200 medley relay team and won the 200 breast against St. Bonaventure (Oct. 22)...won the 200 IM and was a member of the first-place 400 medley relay team against Cincinnati (Nov. 11)...earned a third-place finish in the 100 breast at the Pitt Invitational...placed second in the 200 breast and third in the 100 breast and 200 IM against Virginia (Jan. 28).
High School: Placed in the finals at the Canadian Far Westerns Meet...received ranked among the top-10 for 17 year olds in the 50, 100 and 200 breast...rated within the top three in Manitoba for nine events ...honored at the Manitoba as the New Senior National cut for her efforts in the 50 back...won the silver medal during the meet...trained with the highly regarded Manta Swim Club coached by Tom Hainey.
Personal: Born December 27, 1993...daughter of Ian and Kelly Dixon...has one brother, Keith...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
|Dixon's Personal Best Performances
|100 Back||59.50||1/31/2015||Senior Recognition Meet|
|200 Breast||2:13.73||2/3-6/2014||AT&T Winter Nationals|
|100 Fly||1:00.99||1/13/2012||vs. Maryland/Villanova/Richmond|
|200 IM||2:01.24||2/15/2012||BIG EAST Championships|
|400 IM||4:29.69||1/13/2012||vs. Maryland/Villanova/Richmond|
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