Evan Newton

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Evan Newton
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Evan Newton playing for the San Jose Earthquakes in a friendly against Swansea City
Personal information
Full name Evan Alexander Newton
Date of birth (1988-04-01) April 1, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Oklahoma City Energy
Number 1
Youth career
2003–2005 IMG Soccer Academy
2006–2010 Old Dominion Monarchs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Bradenton Academics 3 (0)
2006 Virginia Beach Submariners 10 (0)
2007–2009 Hampton Roads Piranhas 31 (0)
2011 Houston Dynamo 0 (0)
2011 FC Tampa Bay (loan) 2 (0)
2012–2013 San Jose Earthquakes 0 (0)
2014 Arizona United 28 (0)
2015– Oklahoma City Energy 0 (0)
National team
2003–2005 United States U17 5 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 4, 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 22 2012

Evan Alexander Newton (born April 1, 1988 in Virginia Beach, Virginia) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Oklahoma City Energy in the United Soccer League.


College and amateur[edit]

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.

During his college years, Newton also played for the Bradenton Academics and the Hampton Roads Piranhas in the USL Premier Development League.

Before his college years he played for Old Dominion Soccer Club for ODSC Arsenal starting goalie


On January 18, 2011, Newton, was selected in the first round (7th overall) of the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft by the Houston Dynamo.[1] He was signed to a contract a month later.[2]

On May 5, Newton was loaned to FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League,[3] 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.[4]

Newton was waived by Houston on November 23, 2011.[5]

Newton signed with San Jose Earthquakes on March 9, 2012. On July 28 of that year he played 45 minutes in a friendly against Swansea City.[6]

On April 9, 2014 Newton signed with USL Pro club Arizona United.[7]

On March 4, 2015 Newton signed with Oklahoma City Energy FC.[8]


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