Evan Newton

Evan Newton
Evan Newton
San Jose Earthquakes
Real Name: Evan Newton
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 27 (03/31/1988)
Birthplace: Virginia Beach, CA
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

2012: MLS: Has yet to appear in an MLS match … Reserves: Started and played 90 minutes at CHV on 6/8, allowing three goals in a 3-1 loss … Started and played 45 minutes at POR on 8/26 … Started and played all 90 minutes on 9/2 vs. LA, recording a clean sheet … Started and played 90 minutes at VAN on 9/10 … On bench but DNP at CHV on 9/15, vs. POR on 9/19, at SEA on 9/23 … Open Cup: On bench but DNP vs. FTL on 5/29 … On bench but DNP vs. MIN on 6/6 … Exhibition: Played final 19 minutes in goal vs. SC on 7/31. 

2011: MLS: Did not appear in any league matches for the Houston Dynamo as a rookie after being drafted in the first round (No. 7 overall) of the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft … Joined FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League (NASL) on loan on 5/5 … Made his debut with six saves in the second half of a 1-0 combined shutout against Bolton Wanderers of the English Premier League in an exhibition match on 7/14 … Played all 90 minutes of two league matches, recording a win and a tie, including a 4-0 clean sheet at Atlanta on 8/6 … Produced 12 saves and a 1.50 goals-against average.

College: Spent five years at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., where he finished as the program's all-time leader in saves (254) and shutouts (36) … Guided the Monarchs to three NCAA Championship berths … 2010: NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region Second Team and All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team … Posted six shutouts and a 1.07 GAA … Made four saves in a 1-0 road upset of defending national champion Virginia in NCAA Tournament First Round … Old Dominion was eliminated in the next round by Penn State … 2009: All-CAA Third Team … Led CAA with nine shutouts … 2008: Redshirted due to injury … 2007: NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region Third Team and All-CAA Second Team … Posted league-leading 11 shutouts and a career-best 0.63 GAA … Led ODU to CAA title … Named to CAA All-Tournament Team … Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) All-State First Team … 2006: Started 17 games as a true freshman, producing 10 shutouts and a 0.97 GAA … CAA All-Rookie Team … Helped ODU reach NCAA Championship Third Round, advancing past Winthrop via penalty kick tiebreaker after a 0-0 tie, and posting a 1-0 upset of No. 10 North Carolina on the road … The Monarchs lost to eventual national champion UC Santa Barbara, 2-1.

Amateur: Named Premier Development League Goalkeeper of the Year in 2007 after allowing only three goals in 14 games for the Hampton Roads Piranhas.

International: Former member of the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla.

High School/Club: Graduated from Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Fla. … ESP All-Star selection in 2005 … Three-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2002-03 and 2005.

Personal: Parents are Stephen and Tammy Newton … Has one brother, Clayton … Earned his degree at Old Dominion in sports management … Interned in the ODU marketing and promotions office while in college.

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