University of Iowa Athletics
High Jump

Matt Newman

Class Fr.
Hometown Arlington Heights, Ill.
High School Buffalo Grove

2010 – Indoor – jumped a collegiate-best 6-8 1/4 (2.04m) in the high jump with a second-place finish at the Iowa Open…placed fifth in the high jump at the Iowa Open (6-7, 2.01m)…Outdoor – earned a collegiate-best height in the high jump, placing second at Musco Twilgiht XI (6-8 3/4, 2.05m)…placed third in the high jump at the Lee Calhoun Memorial (6-8, 2.03m) and fifth at the Iowa Invitational (6-4 3/4, 1.95m)…letterwinner.

High School — three-time conference high jump champion… placed second at state meet as a senior and third as a junior and sophomore… set school high jump record (6-10)… two-time team MVP… also played varsity basketball for three years… coached by Jamie Clots and Sean Murrin.

Personal — born May 24, 1991… son of John Newman and Eileen Newman… anthropology major.