Name: Dakota Buhler

High School: McMinnville High School (McMinnville, Ore.)

Sport(s): Track and field

Position(s): Jumps and sprints

Height / Weight: 5-5

High School Highlights:
Earned second-team all-league honors in the long jump and triple jump as a senior; earned honorable mention accolades in the long jump and second-team honors in the triple jump as a junior; served as team captain 2012, 2013 and 2014 and earned Athlete of the Week honors three straight seasons (2011 to 2013); jumped 16 feet, 9 inches in the long jump and recorded a 100-meter time of 13.65 seconds as a senior.

Why I chose George Fox:
It has an excellent reputation, great programs, a Christian foundation, is fairly close to home, and has a strong track team.