Spotlight Bleu Devil
Women's Track & Field
March 8, 2016

NEW ORLEANS ( – Dillard University hurdler Sasha Newman has been selected as the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for meets competed on the weekend of March 4-6.

Newman, a sophomore from Antioch, California, qualified for NAIA nationals in both the 100 and 400 meter hurdles at the 2016 Tulane Twilight Invitational. She finished first out of 10 hurdlers in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 14:94 and placed fourth out of 14 competitors in the 100 meter hurdles, posting a time of 14.94.