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Sydney Newman
Sydney Newman


El Dorado Hills, Calif.

High School:
Oak Ridge HS





Pepperdine Ready for A3 Performance Meet

The Waves compete over the next three days in Monterey Park, Calif.


Newman Sweeps Diving Events at Cal Poly

The Waves set 32 new season-best times, including several personal-best performances, today in San Luis Obispo.


Newman Shines on Day One of Malibu Invitational

Sophomore Sydney Newman takes second in both the 1-meter and 3-meter to lead Waves.


Pepperdine Places Fourth at PCSC Relays

The Waves scored 99 points to place fourth, and were just eight points shy of a second-place result.


Swim and Dive Opens Season on Friday

The Pepperdine swimmers and divers head to La Mirada, Calif. for the PCSC Relays on Friday.


Women's Swim & Dive: PCSC Championships

Photos from the PCSC Championships, Photos Courtesy of Priyanka Shah, Erin Himes and Kathrine Kuhlmann.

FRESHMAN/2013-14: PCSC Division I Swimmer of the Year ... Earned All-PCSC status in both the 1-meter and 3 meter events ... Ranked second on the squad with 53 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a fifth place finish ... Runner-up champion in the 3-meter at the PCSC Championship after posting a personal-record score of 216.15 in the finals ... Sat in fifth place after posting a 213.30 in the prelims ... Placed fifth at conference in the 1-meter behind a score of 212.65 ... Tallied a season-best score of 229.20 in the preliminary round ... Won the 1-meter at the PCSC Time Trials, while taking top-five honors at the Mustang Invitational, Malibu Invitational and Chris Knorr Invitational ... Won the 3-meter at the PCSC Time Trials and Chris Knorr Invitational ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

CLUB: Competed for the Dos Rios Divers and The Wolverines.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 2013 ... Two-year team captain ... Placed second at the Delta River League Trials as a senior after placing fifth as a junior and third as a sophomore ... Holds two school records with a 6-dives score of 250.0 and an 11-dives score of 374.0 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also a four-year varsity letterwinning in tennis.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Robyn and Rick Newman ... Has one younger sister, Samantha ... Majoring in chemistry and aspires to become a pharmacist ... Born in Truckee, Calif. ... Chose Pepperdine because "I wanted to attend a small, Christian school with great academics, an excellent athletic program, and gave me a feeling of comfort and acceptance. Pepperdine exceeded my expectations" ... Also has competed internationally on the trampoline ... Junior Olympic Qualifier in both freestyle skiing and trampoline.

FAVORITES: The Giver (book) ... Twister (movie) ... One Tree Hill (tv show) ... Colbie Caillat, Demi Levato, Taylor Swift and Christina Perri (musical artists) ... Mexican and sushi (food) ... Tennis and skiing (sports other than swimming).

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