University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Pitt-Johnstown Seal

Zak Newton - 197 lbs.

Sophomore

197 lbs.

Cresson, Pa. / Penn Cambria High School

MAJOR:  Biology


Freshman Season (2010-11)
     Played football at St. Francis (PA) University

Red-Shirt Freshman Season  (2011-2012)
     Zak Newton secured the starting job at 197 lbs. and was 4-4 overall and 0-3 in dual meets before an injury ended his season.  All four of his wins came by way of decision.  Newton also placed fifth at the Washington & Jefferson Collegiate Open.

High School
     Four-year letterman...39-8 senior season record...2010 PIAA AA State Place Winner (5th).

Personal
     Born Sept. 5, 1991...majoring in Biology...four-year letterman in track and field and three-year letterman in football in high school...transferred to Pitt-Johnstown from St. Francis (PA) University prior to the 2011-12 season… 2009 and 2010 PA All-State Football selection...placed third at 2010 PIAA State Track Championships in 2010 in 300-meter hurdles and seventh in 300-meter hurdles in 2009...son of Buddy and Shana Newton of Cresson, Pa.