Holds UMass records in the 100y- (1:06.76) and 200y-breast (2:24.28) ... ranks fifth all-time in the 200y-IM (2:11.48).
1999-00: Set a school-record and finished fifth at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 1:06.76 in the 100y-breast ... placed seventh at A-10s in the 200y-breast (2:25.74) ... member of the school-record setting, which finished second at A-10s, 200y-medley relay team (1:48.24) ... member of the school-record setting, which finished third place at A-10s, 400y-medley relay team (3:54.90) ... was second on the team in the 200y-IM (2:13.33 vs. UConn) ... had 17 goals and six assists for 23 points in a 120 quarters for the water polo team ... led the team in swim-offs won with 22 ... selected to the American Water Polo Coaches Association Academic All-America team.
1998-99: Team leader in both the 100y and 200y-breast with times of 1:07.77 (at A-10s) and 2:25.83 (at the Harvard Invitational), respectively ... member of school-record 200y- and 400y-medley relay teams ... Academic All-Atlantic 10 selection ... finished ninth in the 200y-breast (2:26.84), 10th in the 100y-breast (1:07.86) and 11th in the 200y-IM (2:12.02) at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... member of the second place 200y-medley relay team ... scored 19 goals and dished out 15 assists for 34 points in 130 quarters in water polo ... named to the American Water Polo Coaches Association Women's Academic All-America team.
1997-98: Posted the top UMass times in the 100y-breast (1:07.45) and 200y-breast (2:24.28), which were school and freshman records ... member of the UMass water polo team ... named to American Water Polo Coaches Association Academic All-America team ... named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.
BEFORE UMASS: Set school records in the 100y-breast and the 200y-IM at Cumberland Valley H.S. ... member of four-time Mid-Penn Division I Championship squad ... named all-conference in 1994 ... earned Cumberland Valley Eagle Award in swimming in 1997 ... also a member of a four-time state champion water polo team ... scored 154 career goals in water polo.
PERSONAL: Born March 12, 1979 in Harrisburg, Pa. ... daughter of Joseph and Connie Newell ... sister Mattie plays on the UMass women's water polo team ... a Legal Studies major.