Abby Newton Leads Ole Miss On Day One

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Abby Newton and Janell Howland (photo by Joshua McCoy)

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Abby Newton and Janell Howland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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April 5, 2013

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OXFORD, Miss. – Freshman Abby Newton fired a 1-over 73 to lead the Ole Miss women’s golf team on day one of the M&F Bank Rebel Intercollegiate hosted by the Rebels at the Ole Miss Golf Course.

Coastal Carolina leads the field after the first round, firing a 4-under 284 which is tied for the second lowest round of play in Ole Miss’ home tournament history. Three golfers, Baylor’s Hayley Davis, East Tennessee State’s Chloe Garner and Tulane’s Madison Opfer, each carded a 67 on the day, tying Ole Miss’ home tournament record for lowest round.

The Rebels are in tenth place in the 18-team tournament after one round of play, carding a 13-over 301. Newton recorded four birdies on the day and sits in a tie for 17th place.

Alison Hovatter carded a 2-over 74 to finish the day in a tie for 26th while Ericka Schneider turned in a 5-over 77 and ended the day in a tie for 53rdStani Schiavone also finished the day in a tie for 53rd after carding a 5-over 77. Kathryn Fowler turned in a 6-over 78 and sits in a tie for 65th.

Taelor Rubin, who was competing as an individual, carded a 4-over 76 to finish the day in a tie for 43rd place while Katie Voll, also competing as an individual, carded a five-over 77 and sits in a tie for 53rd after round one.

Round two tees off tomorrow from the Ole Miss Golf Course at 9:51 a.m. Follow live scoring at golfstat.com.

OLE MISS GOLFERS
10        Ole Miss                      301

T17      Abby Newton             73
T26      Alison Hovatter          74
T53      Ericka Schneider         77
T53      Stani Schiavone          77
T65      Kathryn Fowler           78

OLE MISS INDIVIDUALS
T43 Taelor Rubin (Ole Miss) 76
T53 Kaitlin Voll (Ole Miss)    77

TEAMS
1          Coastal Carolina            -4       284
T2        Baylor                           +1      289
T2        Mississippi State           +1      289
4          East Tennessee St.      +2       290
T5        LSU                            +3        291
T5        Kentucky                    +3        291
7          Tulane                         +5        293
8          Harvard                       +11      299
9          Furman                        +12      300
10        Ole Miss                      +13      301
11        Minnesota                   +15      303
12        Tulsa                            +17      305
T13      Redlands CC              +19      307
T13      Southern Miss             +19      307
15        Missouri                      +22      310
16        Troy                             +24      312
17        Memphis                     +26      314
18        Murray State               +29      317

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