Rachel Dixon
Rachel Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Cruces, N.M.

High School:
Las Cruces HS

Height:
6-0

Event:
Sprint Free/Back

Experience:
2L

07/14/2014

Dixon, Szele Earn Scholar All-America Honors

Seven Rebels were recognized in all as five were named honorable mention.

07/07/2014

78 Student-Athletes On MW Spring Academic Team

Three programs reach double-digits, men's golf leads league in honorees.

05/16/2014

Great Grads!

60 current and former UNLV student-athletes eligible for Spring Commencement Ceremonies.

06/24/2013

School-record Tying Rebels Named MW Scholar-Athlete

UNLV also places 20 on All-Academic All-MW squad, Rebel men have four named MW Scholar-Athletes.

03/23/2013

Rebel Women End Season At NCAAs

UNLV swims in a pair of events on the last day of the NCAA championships for the final action of the season.

2012-13 (Junior): Swam on the first-place 400 free relay at the MW Championships, and helped the 200 medley relay to a second-place finish ... Fourth place in the 200 free relay ... Individually, took sixth in the 50 free with a time of 23.06, seventh in the 100 free with a time of 50.45, and finished the 100 back in 55.34 which allowed her to place eighth ... Competed on three relays at the NCAA Championships for the Rebels (200 and 400 medley, 400 free).

2011-12 (Sophomore): Perhaps the biggest surprise All-American in UNLV history, as she was a late at-large addition to the 50 free at the NCAA Championships and ended up setting a school-record of 22.37 to place 15th and earn Honorable Mention AA honors ... At the MW Championships, recorded three fourth-place finishes, in the 50 free (22.64), the 100 free (49.97) and the 100 back (55.22) ... Swam on four relays as well, the 200 medley (third place) and 400 medley (second), as well as the 200 free (second) and 400 free (third) relay squads ... Currently ranks second in UNLV history in the 100 free, and fifth in the 100 back.

2010-11 (Freshman): Finished runner-up at the MW Championships in the 50 free in 22.71 ... Also placed ninth in the 100 free in 50.15 and 10th in the 100 back in 55.62 ... Swam on the 400 free relay that finished second and swam the free leg of the second-place 200 medley relay ... Leadoff leg on the seventh-place 200 free relay.

High School: Won state championships in the 50 and 100 free her senior year, and set a new state record in the 50 free in a time of 23.17 ... Helped the Balldawgs finish third in the state meet.

Club: Competed for Las Cruces Aquatic Team from 2008-10 ... Set the state record in the 50 free in 2009.

Personal: Rachel Alexis Dixon ... Born on Sept. 25, 1992 in Las Cruces, N.M. ... Daughter of Victor Dixon and Robin Tillett ... Has one sister, Cassie (25) and one brother, Trevor (22) ... Her sister swam at the Savannah College of Art & Design from 2006-09 ... Majoring in psychology.

Dixon's Personal Bests
50 Free		22.37
100 Free	49.56
100 Back	54.60

Career Highlights 2012 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (50 Free) 2013 MW 400 Free Relay Champion

 
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