TITANS `08: A fine defensive outfielder with
above average speed, he played in 44 games in 2008 making 17 starts
Worked his way into the starting lineup for an extended stay
on Mar. 1 at Stanford when he collected his first collegiate hit
and RBI Started 13 of the next 16 games (Mar. 1-28) in the
outfield before reverting to primarily a defensive role player the
rest of the season Had four multi-hit games, picking up a
pair of hits each time Had three multi-RBI games and was
2-for-2 with a season-high four RBI on Mar. 5 at UCLA Had a
four-game hitting streak from March 1-5 when he went 5-for-10
(.500) with 7 RBI and three runs scored.
RIVERSIDE CC: Played two years at Riverside
College for Head Coach Dennis Rogers Hit .253 with 22 RBI in
49 games for the Tigers in 2007 and .273 with 20 RBI in 45 games as
a freshman in 2006.
COLONY HS: Played two varsity seasons for Head
Coach Mike Sweeny, Sr., at Colony High School in Ontario, Calif.
Was a two-way player for the Titans, going 9-2 with a 1.83
ERA with a .390 batting average as a junior, and 8-1, 1.24 ERA and
a .404 batting average as a senior Was a two-time first-team
All-Mt. Baldy League honoree Was named the league's most
valuable player, and was selected to the All-CIF and All-San
Bernardino County first teams as a senior Was the Mt. Baldy
League Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2005.
PERSONAL: Born September 12, 1986, in Upland
Calif. Parents are Christopher and Joyce Newman Full
name is Jeffrey Christopher Newman Nickname is Milky
Majoring in American studies Models his game after Angels'
utility player Chone Figgins Favorites include: Will Ferrell
, Megan Fox (actors), Anchorman, For Love of the Game, 300
(movies), The Bible (book), Saosin, Lil Wayne (musical artists),
listening to music, ping-pong, hanging out with friends (hobbies),
Boston Red Sox (team), youtube.com (website).
NEWMAN'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats - 4 (2 times), Last on Apr. 5, 2008 at UC Irvine
Runs - 2 (2 times), Last on Feb. 24, 2008 at TCU
Hits - 2 (4 times), Last on Mar. 16, 2008 at Arizona
RBI - 4, Mar. 5, 2008 at UCLA
Stolen Bases - 1 (7 times), Last on Apr. 23, 2008 vs. Arizona