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Robert Newton
Robert Newton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

High School:
Arcadia

Last College:
Monroe C.C.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 150

Position:
INF



2001: Made his UVa debut by recording a hit in his first at-bat as a Cavalier after going 1-1 at the plate with a run scored in Virginia's 15-4 victory over Penn State (2/24) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with an RBI in Virginia's 7-4 victory over Virginia Tech (4/11) ... Went 1-2 at the plate and scored a run against the Miami Hurricanes (4/29) ... Recorded a double after going 1-2 at the plate against Wake Forest (4/8) ... Went 2-5 with three RBI against Duke (3/17) ... Finished 2-4 with a run scored in Virginia's 13-9 victory over George Mason (3/19) ... Went 1-3 with two runs scored and an RBI in Virginia's 18-7 victory over High Point (3/12) ... Recorded a double after going 1-3 at the plate with a run scored against Wake Forest (4/6) ... Finished 1-4 with two runs scored and one RBI in Virginia's 14-5 victory over Duke (3/18) ... Went 1-5 with an RBI and a run in Virginia's 12-2 victory over UNC-Greensboro (3/14) ... Stared his first game in a UVa uniform after earning second base duties against William & Mary (2/27) ... Prep & Personal: Played shortstop at Monroe (1998-1999) and Arcadia High School (1994-1998) ... Was an NJCCA Region III First Team All-Region infielder at Monroe Community College ... Named a team co-captain and was the recipient of the MCC's David F. John's Memorial Award in 1999-2000 ... Batted .362 with 51 hits, 40 runs, 29 RBI and 24 walks through 43 games played at MCC ... Played 35 consecutive games at second base without committing an error ... Named MVP his junior and senior year at Arcadia ... Member of first team All-County ('98) and second team All-County ('97) ... honored as a scholar athlete ... Chose Virginia for its government program ... Son of John and Sharon Newton ... Born July 29, 1980 in Rochester, NY.