Dixon and Leishman Each Hit Personal Bests in Friday Last Chance Meets

David Dixon (photo by Sophia Herzog)
David Dixon (photo by Sophia Herzog)

NAPERVILLE, Ill./MEADVILLE, Pa. – Case Western Reserve University men's track & field seniors David Dixon (Atlanta, Ga./Lakeside) and David Leishman (Rock Creek, Ohio/Geneva) each hit personal bests while competing at different last chance meets on Friday.

At the Dr. Keeler Invitational hosted by North Central College (Ill.), Dixon ran a 9:19 to place seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.   

At the Gator Invitational at Allegheny College (Pa.), Leishman hit a distance of 163 feet, three inches to place sixth in the hammer throw.

A small contingent of Spartans, including Dixon, has two more last chance meets on the schedule over the next week. The NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship Meet is scheduled for May 22-24 in Delaware, Ohio.