Blake Newalu

Blake  Newalu


McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Henry County

Last College:
Chipola CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185





Rebels End Season With 7-4 Loss To TCU

Mathis, Mistone Named To All-Regional Team


No. 24 Rebels Take Series Opener With Tennessee 4-2

Wahl, Hively Combine To Limit Vols In Game One


No. 18 Rebels Down Mississippi State 6-2, Even Series

Yarbrough Extends Hit Streak To 22 Games In Win


No. 18 Rebels Travel To Mississippi State For Weekend Series

Rebels And Bulldogs To Clash In Three Televised Games


Late Rally Trips Up No. 18 Ole Miss In Loss To Memphis

Bailey Works 4.0 Perfect Innings In Predetermined Start

2012: Appeared in 36 games, making the start in 25 ... Made all 25 starts at shortstop ... Hit .329 on the season with five doubles and a home run ... Scored 12 runs with 11 RBI ... Went 5-for-6 on steal attempts for the season ... Posted five multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games ... Turned in his best offensive performance against Memphis twice with three-hit games in both meetings ... Also posted three hits at Alabama (3/25) in the series finale ... Drove in a career-high three RBI against Houston (3/10) ... Posted a season-long four-game hit streak on two separate occasions, one game shy of his career-long of five games set in 2010 ...

Started all 52 games in which he played, making 47 starts at shortstop and five starts at second base ... Hit .292 with seven doubles and a home run ... Tallied 11 RBI and scored 35 runs, third most on the team ... Led the team in steals, going 12-for-13 in steal attempts ... Also lead the team in sacrifice hits with 12 sac bunts and four sac flies ... Posted 17 multiple-hit games, including four games with three hits ... Also posted two multiple-RBI games ... Posted a season-long hit streak of five games (2/25 - 3/2) ... Turned in his best offensive performance at Tennessee (3/27) going 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored to help the Rebels clinch the series ... Stole a season-high three bases in two outings, against Lipscomb (3/12) and Georgia (4/10) ... Posted a season-high six assists against Southeast Missouri State (5/17) ...

Lettered two years under head coach Jeff Johnson at Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Florida ... Named a first team All-Pan Handle Conference selection in 2009 ... Hit .372 in 2009 at Marianna with a home run and 25 RBI ... Also notched 10 doubles and a triple while scoring 42 runs ...

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Jason Shadden at Henry County High School in McDonough, Georgia ... Helped Henry County to the class 4A state championship in 2005 ... Region 4 MVP as a senior ... Hit .420 with a home run and 29 RBI as a senior ... Came up with 15 doubles and seven triples while scoring 67 runs ... Posted seven saves that same year with a 0.23 ERA in seven appearances ... Also named Rookie of the Year in 2005 ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Earl and Jeanna Newalu ... Born: May 9, 1989 ... Father, Earl, played football at UNLV ... Has a younger brother, Kam ... Played summer ball with the Mat-Su Miners in Alaska and was named a second team All-Alaskan League selection in 2008 as he won the Golden Glove award at third base.





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