Tori Dixon

Volleyball

Name: Tori Dixon
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-3
DOB: 8/4/1992
Hometown: Burnsville, Minn.
College: University of Minnesota / Sport Management and Communication
World Championship Experience
  • 2014 FIVB World Championship (Gold)
Personal: Had heart surgery in 2013 prior to her senior season at the University of Minnesota to enable her to continue playing volleyball...Daughter of David and Pamela Dixon...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 University of Minnesota with a focus on communications.
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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

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
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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