Men's Lacrosse Roster
|Hometown:||New Canaan, Conn.|
|Previous School:||Hobart College/New Canaan High School|
WHY LEHIGH? “I chose Lehigh because of its outstanding academic reputation as well as the great athletics it has to offer.”
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Did not see any action.
BEFORE LEHIGH: Four-year varsity lacrosse letterwinner, two-time First Team All-FCIAC and two-time First Team All-State honoree at New Canaan High School … Spent the spring of 2011 at Hobart College of the ECAC … Named to the prestigious ESPN Rise Top 96 Players in the Nation … Was also a four-year varsity football letterman, two-time First Team All-FCIAC and First Team All-State member (as a senior) … Rated as the number one wide receiver in the state of Connecticut, making 72 catches for 1,300 yards as a senior … New Canaan was four-time state champions and went undefeated Newton’s junior year … Member of the High Honor Roll … Received the Connecticut Association Board of Education’s Student Leadership Award.
PERSONAL: Son of Russ and Kelly McCoy Newton … Has three siblings: Kasey, Patrick and Julie.
GETTING TO KNOW CODY
What’s your favorite thing about Lehigh?I really like how gorgeous the campus is combined with the amazing bond that our team has created over the past seasons.
Major & Why: Journalism because I really have a knack for writing and I can open up a number of outstanding opportunities in the business world for me.
Favorite Class at Lehigh: Media and Society
Favorite Place on Campus: Upper
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Musical Artist: Citizen Cope
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
Favorite Website: YouTube
Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Stuart Scott
Favorite Pro Team: New York Giants
Favorite Athlete In Another Sport: Eli Manning
Hobbies: Bowling, Snowboarding, Listening to Music
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Sports Illustrated
Place I'd Like To Visit: Paris
Talent I’d Most Like To Have: Being able to Dunk
Dream Job: Working for ESPN
I Wear My Jersey Number Because: It has been my number for my whole life.
If I Didn't Play Lacrosse, I Would Play: Football
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Use it to help families and children in need.