Spring 2009 season highlights



The Jets finished the regular season with a 26-27 record, but many of the wins were notable, including an 11-9 victory over Emporia State University, which went on to finish second in the NCAA DII World Series. Newman also recorded two wins over nationally ranked Heartland Conference foe St. Mary’s University, and played an exhibition game against the minor league Wichita Wingnuts, where they lost 5-1. Jeff Hutton was named to the All-Heartland Conference First Team after posting a .399 batting average, with nine home runs and 52 runs batted in for
the season.

Men’s Golf

The men’s golf team became Newman’s first nationally ranked NCAA Div. II team as it cruised through the 2008-09 season, appearing as high as 31st in the Golfstat National Ranking. As a team, Newman tied for third with Dallas Baptist University in the Heartland Conference Championship Tournament. Nick May had an outstanding season, earning him Second Team All-Heartland Conference accolades.

Women’s Golf

The women’s golf team had four top-10 team finishes for the season, with a third place finish at the Heartland Conference Championships. Other season highlights were Hadley Freeman’s hole in one at the Tanglewood Resort, Pottsboro, Texas, and First Team All-Heartland Conference honors for sophomore Louise Sjoberg.

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