Abby Newton Named SEC Freshman Of The Week
Abby Newton (photo by Joshua McCoy)

April 10, 2013

OXFORD, Miss. - Ole Miss women's golfer Abby Newton has been named SEC Freshman Women's Golfer of the Week, the SEC announced today.

This is the third time this year that Newton has garnered SEC Freshman of the Week honors (March 13, February 13).

Last week, Newton, a native of Katy, Texas, finished in a tie for 14th out of 94 golfers at Ole Miss' own M&F Bank Rebel Intercollegiate at the Ole Miss Golf Course. She helped lead Ole Miss to an eighth-place finish in the 18-team tournament.

Newton shot her best round on Saturday (1-under 71) on her way to helping lead Ole Miss to its lowest round of the year, 291. She ended the tournament with a 54-hole score of 220, which is a career best.






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