Jacob

Newton

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Year: Junior
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Jesuit

Bio

2019 Outdoor (Junior):

  • Placed eighth at the Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 4x100, running a 44.84 (5/3).
  • Had a personal best in the 200, running a 23.25, at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).
  • Had a personal best in the 100, running an 11.64, at the Black and Gold Invitational (3/29).

2018-2019 Indoor (Junior):

  • Placed seventh in the distance medley relay, running a 10:30.63 at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Placed 11th at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships in the 4x400, running a 3:23.38 (2/1).
  • Placed second vs. UNH in the 400, running a 53.58 (1/19).

2017-2018:

  • Ran the 200 and 400m dashes and was a member of the 4x400 relay team for the Crusaders.
  • Recorded a career-best time (23.25) in the 200m at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
  • Posted a season-best time (50.76) in the 400m at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 200 and 400-meter dashes and was a member of the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400-meter Relay teams.
  • Posted season-best times in the 200-meter dash (23.50) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29) and the 400-meter dash (50.68) at Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24).
  • Finished fifth in the 4 x 400-meter Relay (3:35.73) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22).
  • Qualified for the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 400-meter dash, 4 x 100 and 4 x 400-meter Relays.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four year member of the track and field team at Jesuit High School in Tampa, Fla., under head coach Andy Wood, serving as team captain his senior year.
  • Named Most Improved player in 2015, winning the Heart of the Tiger award in 2016.
  • Helped the team to the district title (2013-2016) and regional championships (2013-2015).
  • Set a school record in the 4x100m relay with a time of 43.00.
  • Posted personal best times in the 200m (23.28) and in the 400m (50.49)

 Personal:

  • Son of Michael and Kathleen Newton.
  • Has not yet declared a major
  • Majoring in accounting.

Newton's Best Performances:

Year Time/Mark Event Meet (Date)
2019 11.64 100m (outdoor) Black & Gold Invitational (3/30) 
2018 23.25 200m (outdoor) Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/24)
2017 50.68 400m (outdoor) Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/24)
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