Anna  Newell

Anna Newell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Homeschooled/Northside Christian

Height:
5-3

Experience:
2L

Career Scorecard
Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2014-15 11 33 2,409 73.00 67 80 14 4 8
2015-16 12 36 2,605 72.36 65 80 17 6 12
2016-17 4 12 866 72.17 69 75 5 2 4
Total 27 81 5,880 72.59 65 80 36 12 24

Last Updated: Oct. 30, 2016

CAREER EVENTS

Junior (2016-17)

  • Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 69-73-73--215 / T10
  • Golfweek Challenge 73-70-71--214 / T5
  • Tar Heel Invite 74-72-73--219 / 21
  • Kauth Invite 69-75-74--218 / T20

Sophomore (2015-16)

  • Cardinal Fall Kickoff 71-74--145 / T3
  • Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 67-74-73--214 / T7
  • Annika Intercollegiate 69-70-70--209 / 6
  • Ruth's Chris Tar Heel 77-72-73--222 / T18
  • Las Vegas Showdown 68-65-65--198 / 1
  • Florida State Match-Up 74-75-73--222 / T13
  • Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 73-73-74--220 / T17
  • LSU Classic 78-75-78--231 / T25
  • Clemson Invite 69-72-72--213 / T6
  • SEC Championship 76-80-73--229 / T13
  • Shoal Creek Regional 71-77-72--220 / T20
  • NCAA Championship 69-67-75-71--282 / T4

Freshman (2014-15)

  • Cardinal Fall Kickoff 80-72--152 / T6
  • Cougar Classic 73-71-68--212 / T11
  • GolfWeek Challenge 72-75-67--214 / T2
  • Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 76-76-72--224 / T22
  • Landfall Tradition 74-72-75--221 / T32
  • Westbrook Spring Invite 69-72-72--213 / T3
  • Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 70-75-76--221 / T16
  • SDSU Farms Invite 4-0 / -
  • Rebel Intercollegiate 75-70-73--218 / T11
  • SEC Championship 73-70-73--216 / T10
  • San Antonio Regional 68-72-74--214 / T13
  • NCAA Championship 75-79-74-76--304 / T34

Awards & Honors

  • Ranked No. 11 in Golfweek's Preseason Top 30 player list
  • Carded highest NCAA Championship finish by a Volunteer with a 4th place finish in 2016.
  • 2016 WGCA First Team All-American
  • 2016 WGCA Academic All-American
  • 2016 Golfweek Second Team All-American
  • 2016 All-SEC First Team selection
  • Broke two NCAA records at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown--54-hole record for total strokes and relation to par--with an 18-under 198.
  • Earned 2015 WGCA All-American Honorable Mention.
  • 2015 WGCA Academic All-American
  • Named to the 2015 All-SEC Second Team and All-SEC Freshman Team

Junior (2016-17)

  • Posted her second score this season in the 60s during the first round of the Maryb S. Kauth Invite.
  • Placed 21st at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invite with a 54-hole score of 219.
  • Recorded her first top-five finish of the season at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Vail, Colo., after posting 214 (-2).
  • Carded her first sub-70 round of the season (69) during the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship on Sept. 12.

Sophomore (2015-16)

  • Posted a program-best finish at the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore., tying for fourth place with a six-under 282 (May 20-23).
  • Carded 229 at the NCAA Shoal Creek Regional on May 5-7 to tie for 20th place and help Tennessee advance to the NCAA Championship Tournament.
  • Shot a team-best 229 to tie for 13th place at the SEC Championship in Birmingham, Ala. (April 15-17).
  • Finished the regular season with three rounds of par or better at the Clemson Invitational in Sunset, SC (April 1-3).
  • Rounded out the top 25 standings at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic, posting a total of 231 (March 20-22).
  • Recorded two rounds of 73 and a round of 74 to tie for 17th place in the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (March 4-6).
  • Carded 222 over 54-holes to tie for 13th place in the Florida State Match-Up (Feb. 12-14).
  • In the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, the last tournament of the fall season, Newell medaled (Oct. 25-Oct. 27).She posted 68 in the first round and a new career low 65 in the second and third rounds. Her 18-under 198 broke two NCAA records (54-hole record for total strokes and relation to par).
  • Finished the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 9-Oct. 11) tied for 18th place with a total score of 222.
  • Posted a 69 and twin scores of 70 at the Annika Intercollegiate tournament on Sept. 27-Sept. 29.
  • Tied her freshman year low of 67 in the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships on Sept. 21.
  • Placed third at the Cardinal Fall Kick off after shooting a two-round total of 145 (Sept. 8).

Freshman (2014-15)

  • Finished in a 34th-place tie at the NCAA Championships after four rounds. Lowest score came in the third round with a 74.
  • Carded a top-25 performance at the NCAA San Antonio Regional with a total of 214, including a low round of 68.
  • Carded her fourth top-10 finish at the SEC Championship with a total of 216.
  • Finished in an 11th place tie after shooting rounds of 75, 70 and 73 at the Rebel Intercollegiate.
  • Won each of her matches at the SDSU Farms Invite.
  • Finished in a tie for 16th place to lead the Vols to a fourth place finish at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.
  • Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after her performance at the Westbrook Spring Invite.
  • Recorded a second-place (tie) finish at the Westbrook Spring Invite, shooting three-under 213. She shot at or under par all three rounds.
  • Shot a career low round of 67 in Wolcott, Colo. Finished in a second-place tie with sister, AJ.
  • Earned a career low round at the Cougar Classic in the same round as sister AJ Newell.

Prior to Tennessee

  • Won four events, three on the Florida Junior Tour, and finished runner-up twice
  • Competed on two AJGA Wyndham Cup teams
  • Won the AJGA event at Innisbrook
  • Newell was homeschooled

Personal

  • Born August 2, 1996 in Tampa, Fla.
  • Parents: Jon and Robin Newell
  • Major: Recreation and Sport Management
  • Why she chose Tennessee: "Both my parents attended the University of Tennessee and since I was a child I wanted to carry on the tradition."
  • Interesting Facts: She loves roller coasters and her favorite holiday is Halloween.
  • Superstitions: She must wear different color socks but in the same pattern
  • Recipient of the Betty Probasco Scholarship Endowment
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