ANGOLA, Ind. -- Will Dixon was named the recipient of Trine University's top male student-athlete award.
Dixon (Indianapolis, Ind. / Zionsville) was voted the winner of the Robert L. Greim Award, presented to the senior male student-athlete who best embodies the values of leadership, character, citizenship, scholarship and athletic accomplishment. Dixon was recognized at Trine University's 2017 Honors Day program.
Dixon will go down as one of the best all-around players in school history. He concluded his career ranked fifth in scoring with 1,799 career points, the most scored since the school joined NCAA Division III in 2004. Dixon also ranked sixth in program history in steals (160) and free throw percentage (.838), seventh in field goals made (652) and eighth in free throws made (347) and assists (310).
Other accolades earned by Dixon in his career include 2017 National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Great Lakes Region recognition, three All-MIAA First Team honors, six MIAA Player of the Week awards and recognition on the D3hoops.com Team of the Week. This year, Dixon was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team, which recognizes the nation's best student-athletes for their combined work athletically and in the classroom.
Dixon excelled in the classroom at Trine, carrying a 3.50 GPA in a demanding chemical engineering program. Dixon is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AiChE). He volunteered with the Steuben County Humane Society and the Steuben County YMCA Challenger Basketball program. He was also a member of the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
Dixon graduated Cum Laude with a degree in chemical engineering Saturday. He is a member of Chi Alpha Sigma, a student-athlete honors society.