Jayson  Newell
Jayson Newell


Waterford, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



GENERAL: 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."