Evan Newton playing for the San Jose Earthquakes in a friendly against Swansea City
|Full name||Evan Alexander Newton|
|Date of birth||April 1, 1988|
|Place of birth||Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|2003–2005||IMG Soccer Academy|
|2006–2010||Old Dominion Monarchs|
|2006||Virginia Beach Submariners||10||(0)|
|2007–2009||Hampton Roads Piranhas||31||(0)|
|2011||→ FC Tampa Bay (loan)||2||(0)|
|2012–2013||San Jose Earthquakes||0||(0)|
|2015||Oklahoma City Energy||26||(0)|
|2003–2005||United States U17||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 11, 2016.
College and amateur
Newton played college soccer at Old Dominion University. He started all 17 games his freshman year, and finished with a .97 GAA, 52 saves and 10 shutouts. In his sophomore year in 2007, he started every single game again and finished 2nd in CAA with a .67 GAA. In 2008, he was a preseason All-CAA selection, but due to an injury, he redshirted his junior year. In 2009, he led CAA with 9 shutouts and was fourth in save percentage. In his senior year, he set school records at Old Dominion in saves and shutouts with 254 saves and 36 shutouts.
Before his college years he played for Old Dominion Soccer Club for ODSC Arsenal starting goalie
On May 5, Newton was loaned to FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League, following a season-ending knee injury suffered by Tampa's first-choice goalkeeper Daryl Sattler. Newton returned to Houston at the end of the 2011 NASL season.
Newton was waived by Houston on November 23, 2011.
Evan also works to grow the game of soccer in his hometown with the operation of his Newton Soccer Academy. The Newton Soccer Academy provides camps for youth players in the Hampton Roads, Virginia community that teach the mental, technical, and physical skills needed to succeed at a high level of competition.
- Dynamo select two in Supplemental Draft
- Dynamo Sign Goalkeeper Evan Newton
- FC Tampa Bay Adds Goalkeeper Newton