Crusaders Men's Track & Field BIO
Jacob Newton
Player Profile:
Jacob Newton 2931454
Position: Sprints
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Jesuit

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
Event Time Meet (Date)
200m 23.50 Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)
400m 50.68 Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/24)