Newton Fires Career-Best Round To Lead Ole Miss

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Kathryn Folwer (Michele Drinkard)
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Kathryn Folwer (Michele Drinkard)
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March 13, 2013

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HONOLULU, Hawaii – Freshman Abby Newton fired a career-best 69 in the afternoon round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii Tuesday at the Kane‘ohe Klipper Golf Course.

Newton’s 69 ties for the lowest score from an Ole Miss player this year. Senior Haley Sanders carded a 69 at the UNC Tar Heel Invite in October.

After 36 holes of play, Newton is tied for second in the 93-player field with a 1-under 143 (74-69—143). She moved up from 14th place after round one. As a team, Ole Miss moved up two spots from the morning round to the afternoon round as the team sits in a tie for fifth out of 16 teams (306-300—606).

Arizona leads the field heading into the final round today, with a 6-over 582.

Kathryn Fowler, who is competing as an individual this tournament, is tied for eighth, carding a three-over 147 (74-73—147).  Ericka Schneider and Stani Schiavone are each tied for 28th. Schnieder carded a 10-over 154 (76-78—154) while Schiavone also carded a 10-over 154 (80-74—154).

The Rebels will play the final round in the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational today. Teams will tee off at 1 p.m. CT / 8 a.m. HT. Live scoring can be found at golfstat.com.

Fans can follow Ole Miss women’s golf all year on Twitter @OleMissWGolf and on Facebook at Facebook.com/OleMissWGolf.

OLE MISS GOLFERS:
T5       Mississippi      306      300      606

T2        Abby Newton (3)        74        69        143
T28      Stani Schiavone (1)     80        74        154
T28      Ericka Schneider (2)   76        78        154
T33      Taelor Rubin (5)          76        79        155
T65      Alison Hovatter (4)     81        81        162

OLE MISS INDIVIDUAL:
T8        Kathryn Fowler           74        73        147

TEAMS:

current
position

team

scoring

rounds

total
score

to par

thru

today

1

2

1

7

Arizona

+6

F

  +5

289

293

582

2

45

Ohio State

+20

F

  +12

296

300

596

3

 

Louisville

+22

F

  +14

296

302

598

4

 

Gonzaga

+24

F

  +12

300

300

600

T5

41

Mississippi

+30

F

  +12

306

300

606

T5

 

New Mexico

+30

F

  +20

298

308

606

7

 

Hawaii

+35

F

  +14

309

302

611

8

 

Washington State

+37

F

  +19

306

307

613

9

 

San Francisco

+39

F

  +19

308

307

615

10

 

Idaho

+43

F

  +23

308

311

619

11

 

UTEP

+52

F

  +22

318

310

628

12

 

Illinois State

+55

F

  +23

320

311

631

13

 

Seattle

+60

F

  +28

320

316

636

T14

 

Lipscomb University

+71

F

  +32

327

320

647

T14

47 DII

Hawaii-Hilo

+71

F

  +38

321

326

647

16

 

Central Conn. St.

+73

F

  +38

323

326

649

 

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