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    Liz Dickson     
     
      Liz Dickson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Halifax, Nova Scotia

High School:
Halifax Grammar School

Experience:
Varsity

Major:
Engineering

LizDickson

2013-14 - Senior
  • Named to the 2013-14 C-USA Honor Roll, an honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • At the Head of the Hooch, helped the Championship 4+ to a first place finish with a time of 17 minutes and 22.0 seconds
  • Rowed in the Varsity 8+ against UCF, placing first with a time of 6 minutes and 38.5 seconds
  • Part of the Championship 8+ shell that placed fourth at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 16 minutes and 28.4 seconds
  • Also placed third in the Open 2- race at the Head of the Hooch with teammate Victoria Bartell with a time of 18 minutes and 16.3 seconds
  • At Duke, placed second in the pairs race with teammate Victoria Bartell and placed third in the A Fours race
  • Placed second with teammate Victoria Bartell in the pairs division at the Chattanooga Head Race with a time of 19 minutes and 58.49 seconds
  • In the collegiate fours, with a time of 19 minutes and 1.21 seconds placed fourth at the Chattanooga Head Race
2012-13 - Junior
  • At Conference USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, placed third in the V8+ with a time of 6:37.88.
  • In the regular season finale, part of the V8+ which placed fourth against Princeton, Dartmouth and Penn with a time of 6:45.0
  • Rowing in the first varsity eight at the Clemson Invitational, placed sixth with a time of 6:48.5, fourth with a time of 6:32.6 and third with a time of 6:57.7.
  • At The Ohio State Invitational, placed second in both sessions in the 2V8 with times of 7:29.8 and 7:35.20.
  • Placed second against Louisville in the V8+ with a time of 6 minutes and 37.9 seconds
  • Rowed in the 2V8+ against Minnesota with a time of 6 minutes and 40.8 seconds on the 2000-meter course
  • Finished fifth at the Head of the Hooch in the Championship 8+, completing the course in 16 minutes and 39.3 seconds
  • In the Championship 4+ at the Head of the Hooch, finished tied for fifth with a time of 18 minutes and 26.3 seconds
  • At the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, placed 30th in the Championship 8+ with a time of 18 minutes and 11.03 seconds
  • Began the 2012 season with a third place finish in the Collegiate 8+ with a time of 16 minutes and 32.15 seconds at the Chattanooga Head Race
  • Also raced in the Collegiate 4+ placing second with a time of 19 minutes and 34.49 seconds
2011-12 - Sophomore
  • Lifted Tennessee to the 2012 C-USA Championship by helping her 2V8+ shell to gold
  • Rowed the V4+ to a strong performance at Michigan
  • Led the 2V8+ to an outstanding finish at Princeton
  • Rowed with the V8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic, finishing fourth in the petite final
  • Rowed in the V8+ as they defeated Central Florida on Lake Pickett
  • At the Oak Ridge Invitational, rowed the V8+ to one fold and two silver medals
  • Earned three gold medals in the fall
  • First came in Club 8 at Head of the Charles Regatta
  • Won two golds at the Head of the Hooch in the Championship 4 and C8
  • Earned a silver medal with Arin Anderson in the Collegiate Pair at the Chattanooga Head Race
  • Also took sixth in C8
2010-11 - Freshman
  • Finished second against Minnesota, racing as 5 seat in the 2V8+
  • Took first place in the 2V8+ against Louisville in 5 seat
  • Raced in the 2V8+ at the Lake Natoma Invitational, finishing first in one race, and second in two races
  • Against Princeton, finished third racing in the 2V8+
  • At Conference USA regionals, raced in 2 seat, and won a gold medal in the Open 4+
  • Finished ninth in the Collegiate 4+ at the Chattanooga Head Race in her first-ever collegiate rowing completion on Oct. 9

High School
  • Graduated from Halifax Grammar School in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Received a high school diploma with honors, as well as an International Baccalaureate diploma
  • Was a member of Girl Guides, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Student Council
  • Received the Duke of Edinburgh award
  • Played basketball at HGS, serving as captain for her senior year
  • Led the squad to a Provincial championship in 2010
Personal
  • Majoring in engineering
  • Would like to be a biomedical engineer and ultimately attend medical school
  • Lists Sally Ride and Roberta Bondar as persons she admires
  • Has played the piano for six years
  • Chose UT because of its academic and athletic opportunities
  • Her favorite thing about Lady Vol rowing is the team atmosphere and what she loves about Tennessee is the color orange
  • Rows on port side
  • Her 2K erg is 6:59
  • Has an older brother, Andrew Dickson
  • Elizabeth Jane Dickson, the daughter of Sara Jane Snook and James M. Dickson was born on April 15, 1992 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
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