|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
2010: Competed during indoor season in the weight throw … performed in the discus and hammer throws in outdoor competition … recorded a distance of 42’5½” in the weight throw at the Horizon League Indoor Championships … paced Valpo in the discus with a mark of 150’6” in the outdoor season … finished fifth in the discus at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships … registered second-best hammer throw of the season with a distance of 148’10” to earn eighth place at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.
2009: Competed in the throws for the Crusaders as a freshman … placed fourth at Horizon League Outdoor Championships in the discus throw … also finished seventh at league’s outdoor meet in the hammer throw with a season-best mark of 144’3" … moved into second on Valpo’s all-time chart outdoors in the discus with an effort of 156’7" at the Dave Rankin Invitational … posted a season-best distance of 46’1 ¼” in the weight throw during indoor campaign.
Prep: A two-year letterwinner for Deerfield ... twice earned All-Conference and All-Sectional honors ... second all-time in school history in both the discus and hammer throws ... also received three letters in wrestling and two letters in football ... a two-time All-Conference and one-time All-Region recipient on the mat.
Personal: Bill is the son of John and Barbara Rixon ... major is mechanical engineering ... born December 30, 1989.