|Jayson Newell 30
: Big, strong athlete...A converted
attackman from high school...Showed a lot
of promise in the fall...A local product who
developed well last year in his new position.
2006: Appeared in four games...Picked up
one ground ball.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered one year of
varsity basketball and two years of varsity football and varsity lacrosse
while at Christian Brothers Academy...Named All-Conference his junior and
senior years in football...Was an All-Area selection his senior year...Selected
to the First Team All-Conference his junior and senior years in
lacrosse...Named Second Team All-Area his senior year.
PERSONAL: Born March 23, 1987 in Albany, N.Y...Son of Jay and Suzanne
Newell...A finance major...Chose Siena because of the lacrosse coaching staff
and its location.
BRECHT ON NEWELL: "Jayson is still in the midst of transitioning from
playing attack in high school to playing defense at the collegiate level. He
picked up a wealth of experience at the defensive end during his freshman
campaign. Jayson is a talented athlete who will make a push for a spot on
the starting defense this season."