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COACH HOLOWATY: "Ronnie has a lot of ability. He has a great changeup and a good fastball. Can throw in the high 80's and hopefully he can give us some quality innings this year."

HIGH SCHOOL: Participated in basketball and baseball at New Milford High… in baseball, a four year starter who was named team captain as a senior… helped lead his team to a conference title in 2003… 

OTHER: Participated in American Legion baseball from 2004-2006…


PERSONAL: born Ronald D. Newkirk October 13, 1987 (20)… parents: Laura and Dean… major: Communication… minor: Sports and Leisure Management… residence: New Milford, CT…

Career Statistics Thru 2008


Favorite aspect of Eastern: Baseball

Favorite subject: Communication

Your personal goal for the season: National Championship

Favorite aspect of your sport: Pitching

Favorite sport to play other than your own: Basketball

Pre-game ritual: Tying cleats left to right

What is your nickname?: Ron Bob

Your most overused phrase:  "OK, please"

Biggest rival: Keene State

Most visited web site:

Your favorite music artist: Kenny Chesney

Favorite restaurant: Angellino's

Dream job: Sports announcer

Favorite movie quote:"Ma, the meatloaf"

Last movie you’ve seen: I Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

Favorite actor/actress: Will Ferrell

Favorite professional team: Mets

Most despised professional athlete: Manny Ramirez

Favorite sport to watch on TV: Basbeball

Favorite sports moment of all time: Winning the conference in high school

In 10 years, I could see myself: Playing baseball

In 10 years, I hope that I am not: In jail

If you won lotto, what would you do with the money?: I have won 5 grand and I spent it

Pet peeve: Cockiness

If your life could be made into a movie, what would be its soundtrack? Space Jam

If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go?Germany

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