Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014)
2013-14: Indoors, qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships (2/28) for the second straight year, placing 19th overall in a converted time of 1:53.20…saw his highest finish of the season come at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/22), placing second overall in a time of 1:53.52…Outdoors, competed twice during the outdoor season, running a personal-best time of 1:53.21 at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12)…narrowly missed setting a personal record in the 1,500, clocking a time of 4:02.49 at the Raleigh Relays (3/28).
2012-13: Indoors, ran a personal-best time of 1:53.85 in the 800 meters at the ACC Championships to finish 18th overall… also competed in the 1,000 and clocked a time of 2:30.20 to finish 10th at the Virginia Tech Invitational…ran the anchor leg on the men’s 4x800 relay that won the JDL Fast Track Kickoff in 7:52.74…outdoors, competed in both the 800 and 1,500…ran his personal best 1,500 time of 4:01.88 at the Duke Invitational…closed out his season with a personal record in the 800 at the Duke Twilight where he crossed the line in 1:54.30.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner in track & field at Boston College High School, serving as captain his senior year...three-time Boston Globe All-Star...two-time Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic...2012 Catholic Conference champion in the mile...2012 New England Catholic Champion in the mile, breaking the meet record with a time of 4:26.46...2012 indoor Tri-County league champion in the 1,000m...2011 Catholic Conference champion in the 800...off the track, member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born September 1, 1994...son of Robert and Kristen Newman...has one younger sister, Nicole.