Caitlin Dillon
Caitlin  Dillon

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Germantown, Wis.

High School:
Germantown HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
04/08/1994

Experience:
1 Letter


06/21/2016

Season Recap: A Look Back at 2016

Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

05/04/2016

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight

04/29/2016

Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday

05/04/2016

Gopher Women Track at St Thomas

Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet

07/06/2015

W.Track Concordia April 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015

07/06/2015

W.Track Macalester April 2015

Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.

06/09/2015

Caitlin Dillon

Photos of track and field student athlete Caitlin Dillon.

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran six races, including appearances in the 800m, 1,000m, mile, 3,000m, and 4x400m relay • won the 800m in a career-best 2:26.88 at the UST Invite • placed ninth in the 1,000m in a career-best 3:09.47 at the St. Thomas Showcase • ran a career-best 5:26.09 in the mile at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 11:02.27 in the 3,000m at the Minnesota Open.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran four races • finished as runner-up in the 3,000m steeple chase in a career-best 11:22.30 at the Tommie Twilight • ran a season-best 4:58.26 in the 1,500m at the Hamline Invite • finished second in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Holst Invitational (11:48.65) and took third at the Kip Janvrin Open (11:23.29).

2015 Season - Indoor: Ran one race, placing 17th in the mile in 5:42.48 at the Minnesota Open.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races • ran a season-best 2:27.70 in the 800m at Janis Rider Invitational and a season-best 4:59.84 in the 1,500m at the Tommie Twilight • made 3,000m steeplechase debut with a third-place finish at the Holst Invitational and ran a career-best 11:49.95 in the steeple at the Eagle Open.

2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded season-best times of 2:30.21 in the 800m and 5:34.11 in the mile • ran the mile at the Parents Day Open (5:34.11), Northwest Open (5:34.67), and St. Thomas Showcase (5:42.83).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in five races • recorded season-best 4:56.79 in the 1,500m at UW-La Crosse • ran a season-best 2:26.61 for 10th place in the 800m at Holst Invitational • placed 21st at in 1,500m (4:56.83) at Meet of the Unsaintly.

2013 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A graduate of Germantown High School • four-time Wisconsin state cross country qualifier • four-time All-North Shore Conference performer • 2009 all-state honoree in cross country • 2009 conference champion in the mile run • state champion in both the 4x400m and 4x800m relays in 2009 and 2010 • holds school records in those two relays and in cross country.

Personal: Born April 8, 1994 • daughter of Larry and Holly Dillon • has two sisters, Heather and Kristen • Kristen played basketball at Wisconsin Lutheran • majoring in elementary education.

Dillon's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:26.88 St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)
1,000m 3:09.47 St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
Mile 5:26.09 Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)
3,000m 11:02.27 Minnesota Open (1/16/16)
Dillon's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:26.61 Holst Invitational (4/12/14)
1,500m 4:56.79 UW-La Crosse (5/9/14)
3,000m Steeple Chase 11:22.30 Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)

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8/18/2016

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8/17/2016

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