Tori Dixon


Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-3
Hometown/Residence: Burnsville, Minn. / Burnsville, Minn.
Birth Date: Aug. 4, 1992
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Minnesota / Sport Management and Communications / NA
Joined Team: May 2014

Most Notable

  • Best Blocker at 2016 NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament
  • Best Blocker at 2015 FIVB World Cup
  • Member of 2014 FIVB World Championship gold-medal team, starting six of the 13 matches and converting 52.2 percent of attacks into points along with a 0.24 ace average
  • Helped U.S. win the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix title, starting eight of 14 matches with a 2.61 points per set average and 42.9 kill percent
  • Selected Best Blocker at 2014 Pan American Cup, averaging 0.74 blocks per set

2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs. China... FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)...NORCECA Championship (Gold)
2014 – Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)…Pan American Cup (Silver)…USA Volleyball Cup vs Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold).

Did You Know

  • Had heart surgery in 2013 prior to her senior season at the University of Minnesota to enable her to continue playing volleyball
  • Father David Dixon played 11 seasons in the National Football League and is the second player from New Zealand to compete in the NFL
  • Majored in sport management at the University of Minnesota with a focus on communications
  • Selected AVCA All-America First-Team in 2013 as a senior at the University of Minnesota after being a Second-Team selection 2012
  • Competed in the NCAA Division I Sweet 16 in all four years while playing at University of Minnesota
  • Leading scorer on the U.S. Girls' Youth National Team that captured gold at the 2008 NORCECA Girls' Youth Continental Championship.
  • Claimed all-tournament honors in final three seasons competing in the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships

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LAST UPDATED: Jan. 10, 2016

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