Rachel Newren Athlete Profile

Rachel Newren

Rachel Newren
Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT



All-America

  • 2004-05 NGCA Honorable Mention
  • 2005-06 NGCA Honorable Mention
  • 2006-07 NGCA Second Team

Personal

Born in Salt Lake City to Brent and Jan Newren...2003 golf team captian at Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake...senior class vice president...DECA President...the youngest sister of former BYU golfers Natalie Newren and Nicole Newren-Chandler...majoring in sociology...Cougar Council representative...recruited by Weber State, Louisville, Michigan and Boise State.

Before BYU

*Placed 11th at the 2003 Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic National Finals in Columbus, NJ
*One of the four individuals to represent Utah in the Girls Junior Americas Cup Team matches 1999-2002
*2001 UGA Winterchamps medialist
*Runner-up at the 2001 UGA match-play to former Cougar Carrie Summerhays-Roberts in the finals.
*Best competitive round of 69 (par 72) at Gleneagle Golf Course

Stats

2006-07
Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire        74-72-77--223    (+4)    T22/93
Ron Moore Women's Inter.            70-69-67--206    (-10)   1/85
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational       75-75-74--224    (+8)    9/77
TaylorMade Aztec Fall Classic       78-71--149       (+5)    T15/113
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown       70-71-75--216    (E)     T10/89 
Arizona Wildcat Invitational        72-77-68--217    (+4)    T9/84
UNLV Spring Tournament              67-70-72--209    (-7)    3/96
Donnis Thompson Invitational        76-79-72--227    (+11)   T9/73
BYU Dixie Classic                   72-73-77--222    (+6)    T6/82
MWC Championship                    72-74-77--223    (+10)   3/35
NCAA West Regional                  72-73-69--214    (+1)    T3/108
NCAA Championships                  77-71-81-68--297 (+9)    T11/124
2005-06
Oregon State Women's Invitational   73-70-75--218    (+2)    T2/78
Branch Law/McGuire Invitational     75-77-71--223    (+4)    T24/98
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational       73-82-81--236    (+20)   T43/72
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown       72-75-70--217    (+1)    T16/83
Baja Invitational                   76-74-77--227    (+11)   2/48
Miccosukee Championship             77-74-73--224    (+5)    11/105
UNLV Invitational                   74-70-72--216    (E)     3/95
Anteater Invitational               78-76-75--229    (+13)   1/42 
Dixie Classic                       75-75-80--230    (+14)   T7/101 
Mountain West Conference            72-77-77--226    (+10)   T7/34
NCAA West Regional                  71-73-72--216    (E)     2/108
NCAA Championships                  78-75-73-70--296 (+8)    T16/126              
2004-2005
Dick McGuire Invitational           72-74-73--219    (E)     T7/93
Ron Moore Women's Classic           75-68-87--230    (+14)   T16/89
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational       81-77-82--240    (+24)   44/71
Lady Aztec Fall Invitational        71-75--146       (+2)    T4/82
Las Vegas Showdown                  79-75-71--225    (+9)    T24/90
Bay Area Classic                    74-77--151       (+7)    T3/70
Spartan Invitational                73-73-73--219    (+6)    T12/75
UNLV Spring Invitational            79-76-71--226    (+10)   T9/99
BYU Dixie Classic                   78-71--149       (+5)    1/78
MWC Championship                    70-73-75--218    (+5)    2/30
NCAA West Regional                  69-78-71--218    (+2)    T3/109
NCAA Championship                   75-79-77-73--304 (+16)   T68/126
2003-2004
Dick McGuire Invitational           80-70-75--235    (+9)    T29/96
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational       72-81-89--242    (+26)   T51/80
Lady Aztec Invitational             78-79-73--230    (+14)   T22/107
Kent Youel Invitational             84-78-78--240    (+24)   T59/91
Las Vegas Founders                  78-78-82--238    (+22)   T56/83
Bay Area Classic                    85-86--171       (+27)   T41/72
Texas A&M Mo-morial                 82-76-75--233    (+17)   T34/86
Bobcat Desert Classic               74-77--151       (+7)    T17/89 
Anteater Invitational               78-75-79--232    (+16)   T21/73
BYU Dixie Classic                   75-77-74--226    (+10)   T9/70
MWC Championship                    76-75-71--222    (+9)    T15/30
NCAA West Regional                  75-72-79--226    (+10)   37/108
BYU CAREER STATS
Season     Events    Rnds.     Strokes     Avg.    Lw Rd.   Top 20
06-07        12       36        2,627      72.9      67        11
05-06        12       37        2,758      74.5      70        10
04-05        12       34        2,545      74.8      68        9
03-04        12       34        2,646      77.8      70        3 
Total        48      141       10,576      75.0      67        33


2003-2004 | Freshman Year

*Made her collegiate debut at the Dick McGuire Invitational, shooting a team-best 70 in the second round (80-70-75--235) and tying for 29th place.
*Finished tied at 22nd place out of 107 golfers at the Lady Aztec Invitational with 78-79-73--230
*Placed 17th at Bobcat Desert Classic, shooting 74-77-151
*Took 21st at Anteater Invitational with 78-75-79--232
*Finished in ninth place at the BYU Dixie Classic
*Tallied highest finish among Cougars at NCAA West Regional

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

*Named to NGCA All-American Honorable Mention team
*Earned first-team All-Mountain West Conference honors
*Won her first collegiate tournament at the BYU Dixie Classic
*Finished second at the Mountain West Championship
*Finished the season with the third best stroke average (74.8) in the conference
*Led team with seven top-10 finishes with two additional top-20 performances
*Finished No. 39 in the final Golfstat Cup Standings
*Carded a career-low 68 (-4) at the Ron Moore Women's Classic
*Tied for third at the NCAA West Regional with a 2-over-par 218, leading BYU to a sixth-place finish and advancement to the NCAA Championship
*Tied for third (+7) at the Bay Area Classic
*Tied for fourth (+2) at the Lady Aztec Invitational
*Tied for seventh (E) at the Dick McGuire Invitational
*Tied for ninth (+10) at the UNLV Spring Invitational
*Tied for 12th (+6) at the Spartan Invitational
*Tied for 16th (+14) at the Ron Moore Women's Classic
*Tied for 24th (+9) at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown
*Tied for 44th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
*Tied for 68th at the NCAA Championship
*Won the Utah Tournament of Champions

2005-2006 | Junior Year

*All-American Honorable Mention
*Qualified Individually for Nationals
*Top-20 Finish as Individual at Nationals
*Women's Golfer of the Month for the Mountain West Conference-March 2006
*Won the 2006 Anteater Invitational
*Won the 2005 Utah State Women's Amateur, defeating Coach Sue Nyhus in the finals
*Won the 2005 Fillmore Amateur and placed second in the 2005 Brigham City Amateur
*Finished 2006 individually ranked No. 28
*Invited to play at the 2006 Champions Challenge
*Won the Utah Cup
*Runner up at the North South Amateur
*Competed in the U.S. Open Sectionals
*Placed 20th at the British Amateur Strokeplay
*First place at the Mountain Dell Classic
*Won the Mick Riley Memorial
*Won the Women's Division of the Utah Golf Association's Tournament of Champions
*Has won every event entered in the state of Utah
*Second place at the Baja Invitational
*Tied for second place at the Oregon State Women's Invitational
*Third place at the UNLV Invitational
*Tied for seventh at the Dixie Classic
*11th place at the Miccosukee Championship
*Tied for 16th place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown
*Tied for 24th place at the Branch Law/McGuire Invitational
*Tied for 43rd place at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational

2006-2007 | Senior Year

*Named to NGCA All-American Second Team
*MWC Co-Player of the Year
*Earned first-team All-Mountain West Conference honors
*Named Golfweek Player of the Week
*Started in all twelve tournaments
*Nine top-10s in 12 starts
*First place finish at the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate
*Third place finish atthe UNLV Spring Tournament with a seven-under-par total.
*Third Place finish at the MWC Championships
*Third place finish at the NCAA West Regional
*Ninth place finish at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
*Tied for 10th place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown
*Tied for 15th place at the Taylormade Aztec Fall Classic