8 - Eddie Newton
Eddie Newton
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: North Billerica, MA
High School: Arlington Catholic
Position: INF
Major: Sports Medicine

2012: Appeared in 48 games with 46 starts ... Batted .261 on the year with 42 hits in 161 at-bats ... Totaled seven extra-base hits (four doubles, three triples) ... Drove in 17 runs ... Posted a .351 slugging percentage and .325 on-base percentage ... Went 9-for-13 in stolen bases ... Notched a six-game hitting streak.

2011: Appeared in 34 games with 29 starts on the season … Batted .143 on the year with 13 hits and 12 runs scored … Raked three doubles on the season … Drove in nine RBIs on the year … Ranked third on the team with 11 walks drawn … Was 2-for-3 on stolen base attempts … Second on the team with 65 assists, playing mainly at shortstop.

Before Merrimack: Born November 2, 1992 … The son of Charles and Elizabeth Newton … Has four sisters: Christine, Melissa, Cheryl and Michelle … Played three seasons of baseball and indoor track … A Central Catholic League all-star as a junior and senior … Recipient of team’s Finnegan Outstanding Baseball Player Award as a senior … National Honor Society member … A sports medicine major at Merrimack.