2013 MLB Draft Pick (Houston Astros, 16th round)
2013 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
2010 MLB Draft Pick (New York Mets, 49th round)
One-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010)
2013 (Jr.) Appeared in 12 games for a career-high 12 starts and 77.1 innings pitched ... All-Big 12 honorable mention ... Ranks first all-time at Baylor in fewest career walks allowed per game (1.32) and fewest walks allowed in a season per game (0.58) ... Ranks seventh in lowest career ERA (2.83) and lowest opponent batting average (.241) and is tied for 12th for lowest single season opponent batting average at .225 ... Led team's starters with a 2.91 ERA and .225 opponent batting average ... Threw a career-high 52 strikeouts and career-low five walks ... Earned first win by pitching five shutout innings versus UCLA (Feb. 23) ... Struck out a career-high eight batters in a seven inning shutout performance versus California (March 1) ... Named to 2013 Astros Foundation College Classic All-Tournament team after performance against California ... Pitched seven shutout innings versus New Orleans (March 15), allowing only one hit and a walk, while striking out six - the game marked BU's first one-hitter since Logan Verrett did so on March 11, 2011, in Waco vs. Louisiana Tech ... Gave up one run on six hits with five strikeouts in career-long 8.1 inning outing against Oklahoma (April 12) ... Went 40 innings and 164 batters without allowing a walk ... Ranked third in the NCAA in walks allowed per nine innings (0.58) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (10.4) and seventh in WHIP (0.88) ... Set new Baylor single season record for strikeout-to-walk ratio and his career 5.13 ratio is tops all-time at Baylor ... Set new Baylor single season record for WHIP and his career 1.03 mark is tops all-time at Baylor ... Threw at least two strikeouts in all 12 appearances and at least four in seven appearances ... Pitched seven or more innings six times ... Allowed four or less hits five times ... Allowed three runs or less nine times ... Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 16th round (467th pick) but did not sign.
Pitched in 21 games, 20 of which were out of bullpen ... One of three players to record multiple saves ... Worked team-high 42.2 innings of relief ... Led team with 4:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio (44 strikeouts, 11 walks), which was fourth-best in program history among relief pitchers ... Posted 2-1 record with 1.17 ERA in 15.1 innings over eight appearances in Big 12 play ... ERA in Big 12 play was third-best in a single Big 12 season by a Baylor reliever ... Held left-handed batters to .176 batting average (12-for-68) and allowed opponents to hit just .236 with runners on base (17-for-72) ... Picked up first career save in season opener, striking out two in 1-2-3 ninth inning vs. Oral Roberts (2/17) ... Closed out win vs. Texas State (2/22) by retiring last four batters on strikeouts ... Retired first seven batters in order before running into trouble in series finale at No. 22 UCLA (2/26) ... Recorded second save with 2.0 innings and one run allowed in 4-2 win over UC Irvine (3/2) ... Pitched 5.0 innings of perfect relief with career-high five strikeouts at UT Arlington (4/25), was in line for win before bullpen lost lead in ninth ... Recorded wins in three consecutive outings, starting when he allowed only an unearned run in 3.0 innings of relief in series finale at Missouri (4/7) ... Also earned wins with 2.1 innings of shutout relief vs. Louisiana-Monroe (4/11) and with 2.2 innings of shutout relief in series finale at Kansas State (4/14) ... Worked 3.0 innings of shutout relief to keep score tied 1-1 in series finale at Texas (5/19) ... Closed out Waco Regional Championship game with 5.0 innings of shutout relief, allowing only an infield hit against Dallas Baptist (6/4) to pick up fourth win of season ... Took tough-luck loss in game three of Waco Super Regional vs. Arkansas (6/11) when two-out RBI single found its way through left side to give Razorbacks 1-0 win.
Pitched in 13 games and made one start ... Led all freshmen with 27.1 innings of work ... Second-most used pitcher out of bullpen with 25.1 relief innings ... Allowed only two earned runs over last seven outings spanning 9.2 innings (1.86 ERA) ... Gave up four earned runs in first outing, then allowed six earned runs over final 12 appearances combined ... Did not allow more than one hit in any of last five outings (three hits over 7.0 innings) ... Closed season by retiring 22 of last 26 batters faced over final five outings ... Made collegiate debut with 3.1 innings of relief in win vs. Oral Roberts (2/19) ... Took tough-luck loss with one run allowed in career-long 3.2 innings of relief with career-high five strikeouts at Georgia (2/26) ... Allowed only two singles in 3.1 innings of scoreless relief vs. Utah (3/5) ... Picked up first career win by allowing only two singles in 3.0 shutout innings of relief vs. Louisiana Tech (3/12) ... Retired all six batters faced and struck out three in 2.0 innings at UT Arlington (4/12) ... Extended streak to 10 straight retired with five strikeouts by working 1.1 perfect innings vs. UNLV (4/19) ... Streak ended at 12 straight retired during 1.1 shutout innings of relief vs. Missouri (4/22) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010).
Pitched and played third base for head coach Eddie Cornblum at Belton (Texas) High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Helped team to 25-8 record and district championship as senior in 2010 ... Named first-team all-state as pitcher ... Broke school record for career pitching wins ... Played for Team Texas in 2009 Sun Belt Classic.
Full name is Dillon Lee Newman ... Born July 5, 1991, in Temple, Texas ... Son of Micky and Lisa Newman ... Business major.