Kellyn Newman

Kellyn Newman

Player Profile


Mesa, Ariz.

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Kellyn Newman, a senior from Mesa, Ariz., played in six of 10 tournaments for the Lobos last season.

AS A JUNIOR (2002-03)...finished with a season stroke average of 80.7...scored a career low round of 72 in the first round of the NMSU Intercollegiate helping the Lobos to a third place finish...Newman’s 233 tied for 44th place at the Kent Youel Invite and was a season-best performance...ranked No. 24 in MWC stroke average...career stroke average at UNM is 81 in 49 rounds...named a NGCA Academic All-American...earned Academic All-Mountain West honors.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2001-02)...finished the season with a 79.4 stroke average...competed as an individual in three tournaments for the Lobos including the Dick McGuire Invitational, the Arizona Wildcat Invitational and the Arizona State Invitational...finished tied for 25th at the McGuire, a season best for the sophomore...carded a season best 75 in the first round of the ASU Invite.

AS A FRESHMAN (2000-01)...finished with a season stroke average of 81.9...competed in one fall tournament (Stanford Invite) and six in the spring...best finish was at the MWC Championships where she placed tied for 14th with a tournament score of 228, a season low for Newman...best round was at the MWCs where she shot a final round of 74 to help the Lobos capture their second straight conference title...was named an Academic All-MWC...had the highest grade point average on the team with a 3.66.

HIGH SCHOOL...lettered in golf at track at Dobson High School...was co-captain two-years running for her golf team...team was state 5A runner up her senior year...was named to the East Region team as a senior...was the gymnastics state champion in the beam, floor and vault...was the regional champion in vault...was in the National Honor Society and named an AIA Scholar Athlete...also won the Arizona Ping Junior Masters.

PERSONAL...born April 11, 1982, in Mesa, Ariz...is the daughter of Ken and Denise Newman...has one sister, Torri...enjoys shopping and long romantic walks on the beach...favorite food is escargot...enjoys country music...majoring in General Management.