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Michelle Newton

Michelle Newton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Gibbs HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

2006: Saw action in 48 games with 16 starts...began the season as a pinch runner...scored her first run of the season against Texas Tech...scored one run in the second game against Bethune-Cookman...saw action in left field at the Stetson Tournament...scored UCF's lone run against No. 22 DePaul...recorded her first career hit against UTEP...went 2-for-3 with one run in the second game against Florida State.

High School: A 2005 graduate of Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she played softball for Rick Bose...named all-county in 2003 and 2004 and MVP in 2005...received Outstanding Academic Performance, SPC Academic, Ace Scholar Youth of the Month and Humanatarian Awards...was a pledge advocate for the National Honor Society and treasurer for the Ebony Scholars...played summer ball for Vincent Smith and Kirsti Page's Riptide.

Personal: Daughter of Suzette Newton...plans to major in psychology with a minor in journalism.

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