Jason Newland
Jason Newland
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Harbor HS
Position: Sprints
UC Santa Barbara
Qualified for Conference in the 100m and took eighth place at 10.91, which places him at ninth on the UCSB all-time list...Ran a wind-aided 10.63 in a qualifying heat at the Big West Championships...Also qualified for Conference in the 200m after running a 21.79 at the Cal Poly dual meet...Took sixth in the 100m at the Oregon Invitational with a time of 11.03...Won the 400m at the first annual Gaucho Round-Up...Had lingering injuries during the season that forced him to miss several meets. 2007
Academic All-Big West
Had a breakout season, setting a new personal best in almost every race...Set new personal bests in the 100m, 200m, and 400m at 10.94, 21.86, and 49.08 respectively...His mark in the 200m was the eighth-fastest in school history...Anchored the 4x400m relay team that won the Big West Challenge Cup...Qualified for conference in the 200m, placing eighth..Was a member of the 4x100m relay squad that broke the school record with a time of 40.94...Named the most improved UCSB track athlete of the 2007 season. 2006
Had a decent freshman season, setting PRs of 11.02 and 22.45 in the 100m and 200m...Ran on both the 4x100 and 4x400 relay squads at the Conference Championships. High School
Was league champion in the 100m and 4x100m in 2005...Anchored the 4x100m team that broke Harbor High School's record in a time of 43.40...Was a Central Coast Section Finalist in the 100m. Personal
Newland is majoring in business economics with a minor in athletic coaching...Hopes to be a college track coach some day...Walked-on to the UCSB track team in 2005.
Collegiate Career Bests
100m - 10.91
200m - 21.79