2014-15 Season (Junior): Played in five tournaments with a 75.29 stroke average in 14 rounds ... registered a pair of top-30 finishes ... recorded his best tournament score of the year, tying for 22nd place at 3-over par 71-75-73=219 at the American Championship ... posted a 5-over 72-74-75=221 to tie for 29th place at the Boilermaker Invitational ... named to the Dean’s List and the Bearcats Academic Honor Roll during the fall and spring semesters.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Named to the Dean’s List and Bearcats Academic Honor Roll ... played in all 12 tournaments, recording a 74.46 stroke average in 35 rounds ... registered seven top-30 finishes, including three top-10 results ... ranked third on the team with 98 birdies on the season ... posted his best finish of the year at the 36-hole Temple Intercollegiate, tying for sixth at 1-over par 73-70=143 ... tied for seventh place at the Cleveland State Invitational at 3-under 74-69-70=213 ... tied for eighth at the Cardinal Intercollegiate at even par 67-72-77=216 ... earned his best finish of the spring season at the Bluegrass Invitational, tying for 12th place at 2-over 69-71-78=218 ... registered a single-round season-best 5-under par 67 in the first round of the Cardinal Intercollegiate.
Summer 2013: Tied for second place at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational after posting a 212 - five strokes behind the winner - at the Council Fire Golf Club in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in July ... qualified for the Dogwood Invitational at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga., in June ... qualified for the Southeastern Amateur at the Country Club of Columbus in Columbus, Ga., in June.
2012-13 Season (Freshman): Named to 2013 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic team ... played in all 10 tournaments, posting a team-best 75.18 stroke average in 28 rounds ... registered three top-20 finishes, including medalist honors at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship where he carded a season-best 6-under par 67-71-72=210 ... carded a season-best 5-under par 67 in the first round of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship ... tied for 11th place at the BIG EAST Championship with a 75-72-71=218 ... finished a team-best 17th overall at the Bearcat Invitational with a 72-70-78=220 ... finished first among UC players in five tournaments.
Prior to Cincinnati: Four-year letterwinner at Mill Creek High School ... named all-state, All-Gwinnett County and Gwinnett County Super Six in 2012 ... helped led the Hawks to a regional championship and fourth-place finish at the state championship in 2011 ... directed the Hawks to the regional championship and sixth-place finish at the state championship in 2012 ... four-time academic letterman.
Personal: Born on March 31, 1994 in Clinton, Iowa ... son of Michele and Jon Newsome ... has one brother, Jordan and one sister, Sylvia... right-handed.