Sophomore Bear makes final of 400 meters with time of 45.19.
Bears conclude NCAA West Preliminary action in Austin on Saturday.
Bears have four event winners in Lubbock, Texas, Friday.
Senior Cion Hicks wins second-straight shot put event title.
Women place second as a team in San Antonio Saturday.
• 2016 All-Big 12 Outdoor ( 4x400-meter relay)
• 2016 Indoor All-American (4x400-meter relay)
• 2016 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-meter relay)
• 2016 All-Big 12 Indoor (600 yards)
2017: Earned All-Big 12 honors by running the third leg of BU’s second-place 4x400-meter relay…Also earned conference honors with a sixth-place finish in the 600 yards with a 1:10.30 time…Participated in the 400 meters and 600 yards during the indoor season…Ran a personal-best at the Tyson Invitational in the 400 meters, finishing with a 47.42 mark to place eighth…Ran the 400 meters in four outdoor meets…Placed sixth with a 47.86 mark at the Roadrunners Invitational.
2016: Earned first All-America honor of career by running third leg for 4x400-meter relay, which placed third at NCAA Indoor Championships with time of 3:05.23...Was third leg again for 4x4 crew that captured indoor conference title in second-fastest time in school history and Big 12 meet record of 3:04.16...Carded individual All-Big 12 honors in 600-yard run by placing fourth in 1:10.88...Carded outdoor All-Big 12 accolades as opening leg of second-place 4x4 quartet at Big 12 Outdoor Championship...Went on to remain as lead-off for 4x400-meter relay as foursome reached NCAA Championships with second-place finish at NCAA West Preliminary Championships, before missing out on finals of NCAA meet by .01 seconds and taking ninth in prelim action...Had started year anchor for title winning 4x4 crew at Ricardo Romo Invitational and was third leg on Baylor Invitational event-title winning quartet...Opened outdoor season with 400-meter event title at Ricardo Romo Invitational in 47.38...Had season-best quartermile mark of 46.81 to be third at Baylor Invitational...Finished 12th in prelim action at Big 12 Outdoor Championship with season's slowest time of 47.57...Served as anchor for 4x100-meter relay in three races, highlighted by season-best time of 40.16 to be second at Baylor Invitational...Anchored 4x400-meter relay to event win at Texas A&M 11-Team Invitational...Raced in four total meets in individual events in indoor season...Had season-best 200-meter time of 21.45 to be seventh at season-opening Texas A&M 11-Team Invitational.
High School: Four-year member of track and field team at Borger High School... Qualified for state meet in 200 meters and as member of 4x200-meter relay squad in 2015, placing fourth and ninth, respectively...Captured 2015 regional title in 200-meter dash...Represented Bulldogs at regionals in 4x200 (2nd), 100m (3rd), long jump (3rd) and triple jump (4th) as well in senior campaign, after claiming district and area titles in each...Helped BHS squad to district title in 2014 and pair of area crowns...Placed ninth at state meet in 200 meters in junior season...Made regionals in 200, long jump, triple jump and 4x200-meter relay in junior campaign...Tallied 11 district titles during prep career...Named to All-Region in two years...Member of National Honor Society and Youth Advisory Council...Personal-bests of 10.58 (100m), 21.51 (200m), 22-2 (LJ) and 46-4 (TJ).
Personal: Parents are Rafael and Lauren Dickson...Has one sibling, Chloe...Major is bio/chem.