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University of Miami Athletics

Alysha Newman

position

Pole Vault

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Delaware, Ontario, Canada

High School

Mother Teresa

Alysha Newman - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2016 USTFCCCA Indoor All-American, First Team (Pole Vault)
2016 All-ACC INDOOR, FIRST TEAM (POLE VAULT)

2016 ACC WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK PERFORMER OF THE WEEK – 2/16/16
2016 ACC WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK PERFORMER OF THE WEEK – 3/29/16

2016 Indoor:  Opened the 2016 indoor season with victory in the pole vault at the Nittany Lion Challenge, setting a meet record with a mark of 4.30m … Cleared 4.27m to win the women’s pole vault at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Placed second in the women’s pole vault at the Armory Track Invitational with a school record and personal-best mark of 4.50m that ranks second in the NCAA this season … Tied her school record mark of 4.50m to place third in the women’s invitational pole vault at the Tyson Invitational … Earned a silver medal in the women’s pole vault at the ACC Indoor Championships, clearing 4.42m … Placed fourth in the women’s pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a mark of 4.40m

2016 Outdoor: Won the women’s pole vault with a school record mark of 4.50m that meets the Olympic standard at the Hurricane Twilight Invitational… Miami’s top finisher in the field events, placing second in the women’s collegiate pole vault with a mark of 4.30m at the Texas Relays… Set a new school record and became the NCAA leader in the women’s pole vault, when she cleared 4.52m. But the senior was not done yet, clearing a personal-best 4.60m to set the ACC record and the Canadian National record and earning the victory in her final home meet as a Hurricane with a mark that currently ranks fourth in the world… 

2015 Outdoor:  Won the women’s pole vault, clearing a height of 4.15 at the Hurricane Alumni Invite…  Winner of the women’s pole vault, posting a season-best mark of 4.30m at the Tom Jones Meet…Scored eight points for the Hurricane women at the ACC Championships with a second place finish in the women’s pole vault, clearing a season-best 4.31m to earn a silver medal.

2014 OUTDOOR All-AMERICAN, FIRST TEAM (POLE VAULT)
2014 All-ACC, OUTDOOR (POLE VAULT)

2014 INDOOR All-AMERICAN, FIRST TEAM (POLE VAULT)
2014 All-ACC, INDOOR (POLE VAULT)

2014 Outdoor: Won the pole vault with a new school record of 4.00m at the Miami Invitational … Finished second in the women’s pole vault at Florida Relays, improved her school record mark to 4.25m … Member of seventh-placed team in the women’s shuttle hurdle relay with time of 56.08 seconds at Florida Relays … Finished sixth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.08 seconds at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Placed second and set a new school record with her mark of 4.28m in the women’s pole vault at the ACC Championships … Set a new school record and won the pole vault clearing 4.41m at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Placed second in the pole vault clearing 4.20m at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round … Placed seventh in the women’s pole vault with a mark of 4.15m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.  

2014 Indoor:  Won pole vault at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet with an NCAA-leading height of 4.31m, setting a University of Miami and meet record … Placed third in the women’s 60m hurdles with a time of 8.74 seconds at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational … Placed seventh in the women’s pole vault with a height of 4.11m … Set a new school record with her third place finish in pole vault at the ACC Indoor Championships, clearing 4.35m … Tied for fifth at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, clearing 4.35m.

2013 (at Eastern Michigan): Had personal bests of 4.23 meters/13- feet 10.50-inches in pole vault (MAC Indoor Championships, 02-22-13), 8.81 in 60m hurdles (MAC Indoor Championships, 02-22-13) and 14.29 in the 100m (MAC Outdoor Championships, 05-10-13) … Set Canadian Junior National records in both indoor (4.23m) and outdoor (4.40m) pole vault, as well as the Pan-American Junior Championship meet record at 4.40m (14’ 5.25”) … Earned second team All-America honors at the 2013 Indoor Nationals.

High School: Represented Canada at the World Juniors in Barcelona, Spain … Placed first in the Canadian Juniors … Became the first Canadian female high school student to jump over four meters with a 4.06-meter leap, breaking a Canadian interscholastic record in the pole vault … Placed 12th at the 2011 World Youth Games and has set personal records of 13-feet-1.50-inches in the pole vault, while also completing the 100-meter hurdles in 14.62.

Personal: Full Name is Alysha Eveline Newman … Daughter of Robert and Paula Newman … Has two brothers, Kris and Dylan, and one sister, Brianna.