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Sydney Newman
Sydney Newman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
El Dorado Hills, Calif.

High School:
Oak Ridge HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Diving

Experience:
1V

07/07/2014

2013-14 Pepperdine Athletics Year in Review

The school year was highlighted by sand volleyball's national championship and baseball's postseason run.

03/10/2014

Pepperdine Earns CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Acclaim

Waves boast a fall team GPA of 3.22.

02/15/2014

Waves Place Fifth at PCSC Championship

Jessica Mosbaugh wins 200 breaststroke with record-setting performance.

02/14/2014

Records Continue to Fall at PCSC Championship

Pepperdine enters the final day of the conference championship in fourth place.

02/12/2014

Waves in Second After Day One of PCSC Championship

Sydney Newman places second in 3-meter springboard to earn All-PCSC acclaim.

02/15/2014

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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