Christopher Newsome
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Christopher Newsome

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pontiac, Ill.

High School:
Pontiac

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
P

Experience:
RS

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2007 SUMMER: Played for the Fauquier Gators of the Valley Baseball League in Virginia.

2007: Redshirted.

Pontiac HS: Posted a 6-3 record with 2.14 ERA as a senior ... also added five saves ... first-team all-conference selection in senior season ... helped lead team to a school-record 25 wins ... as a junior, went 8-1 with a 1.24 ERA and 10 saves ... also named a first-team all-conference selection as a junior ... an all-state lineman junior and senior seasons in football.

Personal: Born 9-1-87 in Pontiac, Ill. ... son of Dale Newsome and Lisa Watson ... father played football and baseball at Olivet Nazarene ... mother played volleyball at Olivet Nazarene ... grandfather, Ed Herrmann, attended Illinois State ... one of seven children ... major: parks and recreation management.