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Layne Nixon
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Release: 08/11/2010

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
3,000m – 8:25.15 (Tyson Invitational, 2/12/11)
Outdoor
10,000m – 30:29.41 (Drake Relays, 4/26/12)
3,000m steeplechase – 9:31.12 (John McDonnell Invitational, 4/21/12)

HONORS & AWARDS
SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2012 || INDOOR: Nixon opened the season with a seventh-place finish in the mile at the Arkansas Invitational. The next week he posted a season-best time of 8:27.57 at 3,000 meters during the Arkansas-Texas Dual. In his first run at 5,000 meters, he finished second at the Razorback Invitational. OUTDOOR: Nixon finished in 20th place at 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational. He closed out his campaign with a 10K personal-best time of 30:29.41 at the Drake Relays. For his work in the classroom, Nixon earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2011 || INDOOR: In his Razorback debut, Nixon finished in sixth place at 3,000 meters (8:48.69) during the Arkansas-Texas Dual. He also turned in 3,000-meter efforts of 8:37.66 at the Razorback Invitational and a season-best 8:25.15 at the Tyson Invitational. OUTDOOR: Nixon opened his outdoor campaign at the Stanford Invitational where he ran to a season-best 31:13.51 in the 10,000 meters. At Texas Relays and Penn Relays, he competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a season best of 9:40.29 in Philadelphia. He closed out his season with a 13th-place finish in the 10K (32:19.95) at the SEC Championships. For his work in the classroom, Nixon earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

AT UTSA: Nixon competed for two seasons in cross country and one season in track and field. He comes to Arkansas with two seasons of eligibility in cross country and three years on the track. On the track, he finished fifth in the 5,000 meters at the 2009 SLC Indoor Championships and fifth in the 10,000 meters at the 2009 SLC Outdoor Championships. As a true freshman during the 2008 cross country season, Nixon was UTSA's top finisher in five meets. In 2009, he also led the Roadrunners in five meets, picked up a seventh-place finish at the Southland Conference Championships and a 24th-place finish and all-region honors at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships.

AT THE WOODLANDS HS: Nixon held prep bests of 3:10 in the 1,200 meters, 4:20 in the 1,600 meters, 9:16 over 3,200 meters and 15:31 in the 5K. He placed ninth at 2007 UIL 5A State Cross Country Championships and was the top finisher for state championship team. Nixon finished 17th at 2007 Nike Team Nationals and was the top finisher for the fourth-place national team. He also placed fourth at 2007 Nike South Regionals and was a member of the 2006 state champion team.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 11, 1989, he is the son of Dan and Angela Nixon, both UA grads. He is majoring in kinesiology.


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