Newell Roberts
Newell Roberts
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
Year: SO
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Classical
Previous College: Rhode Island College
Events: Jumps
Major: Health Studies

Previous to URI

  • Attended Rhode Island College last season.
  • Set RIC's school record in pole vault for both indoor and outdoor track.


  • Son of Newell and Patrice Roberts.
  • Has an older sister, Santina.
  • His father, Newell, was a swimmer at Keene State College.
  • Hobbies include yo-yoing, juggling, gymnastics, magic tricks and Pokemon.
  • Favorite athletes are Sam Kendrick, Usain Bolt and Christian Taylor.
  • Favorite teams are the Boston Celtics and Portland Trail Blazers.
  • Chose URI for the physical therapy program.
  • Chose URI over Miami.
  • Majoring in Health Studies.