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Robert Newell
Robert Newell
Height: 6-2
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
High School: Arapahoe
Position: Back/Fly
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Adams

Junior 2010-11
Captured the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events in 51.22 and 1:50.43, respectively, at the Cornell/Dartmouth meet ... Won the 100 back against Nov. 19 Columbia in 51.37 ... Member of the 400-yard medley relay team that finished first against BU on Dec. 3 ... Won the 100-yard backstroke in 51.17 and finished first in the 100-yard butterfly in 51.21 against Brown Jan. 21 ... Won the 100-yard backstroke in 51.26 and the 200-yard backstroke in 1:50.44 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Finished second in the 100-yard backstroke in 49.94 at the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 30 ... Came in third in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:48.70 at the 2011 Ivy League Championship.

Sophomore 2009-10

Turned in third-place time of 1:47.09 in the 200 back at Ivy League Championships … Placed fifth in the 200 individual medley at Ivy Championships with NCAA provisional qualifying time of 1:48.87 … Finished 12th in the 100 back at Ivy Championships … Placed fourth in the 100 back at HYP meet … Placed fourth in the 200 individual medley at HYP meet … Finished third in the 200 back at HYP meet with a time of 1:48.74.

Freshman 2008-09
Placed fifth in 100 and 200 backstroke events against Cornell and Dartmouth with times of 52.31 and 1:52.95 ... Finished fourth in 200 backstroke against Columbia, touching the wall in 1:56.43 ... Was 10th in 200 backstroke with a time of 1:51.51 at Georgia Invitational ... Swam fifth in 100 backstroke (55.66) at Arizona State ... Finished fourth in 100 backstroke (52.99) and 200 backstroke (1:55.20) against Navy ... Was fourth in 100 backstroke (53.78) against Penn ... Won the 200 breaststroke against Brown, touching the wall in 2:15.87 ... Placed second in 200 backstroke (1:46.93) and fourth in 100 backstroke (49.75) and 200 IM (1:50.09) at HYP meet ... Won the 'B' final in 200 IM (1:49.04) and was eighth in 100 backstroke (50.15) at Ivy League Championships.

Background
Colorado 5A state champion in 100 back at Arapahoe High ... Multi-even NISCA All-American ... Speedo Academic All-American ... Junior national, national and U.S. Open qualifier ... Holds two event records at Arapahoe High ... Presidential Scholar Athlete ... National Merit Finalist ... NCTE Writing Contest winner ... Ap Scholar with Honor.