Meet: NCAA East Preliminary (Day three of three)
Location: Tampa, Fla.
Results: Live Results
Aliyah Newman represented VCU on the third and final day of the NCAA East Preliminary meet. Newman placed 37th overall, and did not qualify for the finals. The freshman managed to record a 12.16m mark, which is the fourth time she's broken the 12m mark this season.
Newman was recognized during the indoor season as a member of the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team. The Chesterfield, Va. native went on to break the school triple jump record during the outdoor Atlantic 10 Championships, leaping 12.79m.
The freshman owned the best triple jump of the season in the Atlantic 10, and played a major role in VCU's two conference titles in 2018.
Newman earned first place three times during her freshman year and grabbed silver during the indoor conference championships. She was the final Ram to compete in the 2018 outdoor season.