Blake Newalu
Blake Newalu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Henry County

Last College:
Chipola CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
IF

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


06/04/2012

Rebels End Season With 7-4 Loss To TCU

Mathis, Mistone Named To All-Regional Team

05/11/2012

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

Wahl, Hively Combine To Limit Vols In Game One

04/28/2012

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

Yarbrough Extends Hit Streak To 22 Games In Win

04/26/2012

No. 18 Rebels Travel To Mississippi State For Weekend Series

Rebels And Bulldogs To Clash In Three Televised Games

04/24/2012

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 ...

2011:
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) ...

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
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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