Elon Track & Field: Dixon Earns Top-Three Finish in Pentathlon at ECAC Indoor Championships

Posted by Press Release on March 3, 2017 at 9:01 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

BOSTON, Mass. – A third-place finish for junior Emily Dixon in the pentathlon kick started the Elon University women’s track and field team’s meet at the 2017 ECAC Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, inside the Boston University Track and Tennis Center.

RESULTS

Dixon finished third overall with 3,636 points, the second straight season that the Bath, England, native finished in the top-three in the pentathlon. Maine’s Grace MacLean won the multi-events with 3,811 points with Khemani Roberts of Coppin State the runner-up at 3,695.

Dixon opened the meet with a time of 8.92 in the 60-meter hurdles, good for third overall. She then tied for third overall in the high jump with a cleared height of 5’ 3.75” (1.62m) and had a toss of 36’ 10.5” (11.24m) in the shot put. After a leap of 16’ 8.5” (5.09m) in the long jump, Dixon finished the pentathlon with a time of 2:25.18 in the 800-meters, good for third overall.

The meet will resume Saturday, March 4, at 10 a.m. with the start of the ECAC 60-meter hurdles trial round.


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