Matt Newman is from Bloomington, IN and a graduate of Edgewood High School.His parents are Dennis Newman.
The senior infielder is a Physics - Astronomy major at Hanover.
What did you want to be growing up: A wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams.
Road trip stories: On the way back from an away game freshman year we got stuck in a trailer park in Kentucky. Everyone came outside and stared at us in our big team bus. Thankfully D.C. spoke their language and we navigated our way out of there.
What do you like to do outside of your sport: I like to fish. I also enjoy retaining the title of the conference's best ping pong player.
Who do you pattern your game after: Basketball: Allen Iverson. Football: Johnny Manziel. Baseball: Nolan Ryan
Special sports accomplishments: 2013 HCAC 2nd team all conference.