Abbey

Newton

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#16

Midfielder
Height: 5'6"
Class: Freshman
City/State: Fleming Island, Fla.
High School: St. Johns Country Day HS
Experience: High School

Bio

2018 SEC All-Freshman Team

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Appeared in and started all 24 matches during her debut season in the Purple and Gold … finished the season with the third most points on the team with 11 (4g & 3a) … her four goals were the third most on the team … assisted Shannon Cooke’s equalizer in the SEC championship match against Arkansas in the 72nd minute … her penalty kick conversion in the fourth round of penalties in the SEC championship match sealed the deal for LSU’s first ever SEC Tournament title … converted both of her other penalty tries in shootouts against Tennessee (SEC semifinals) and Boston University (NCAA First Round) … scored her first-career goal in LSU’s first win of the season, a 1-0 win over Liberty … picked up the first assist of her career against Texas State … assisted Adrienne Richardson’s goal against Lamar … scored goals off corner kicks in back-to-back games against Stetson and Samford in early September … both corners came off the foot of Marlena Cutura and Newton headed them home … the goal against Stetson was a game winner … registered a point in five of six games from late August to mid-September against Liberty, Texas State, Lamar, Stetson and Samford … scored her first SEC goal of her career against Ole Miss off another header via a corner kick service from Cutura.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the most decorated soccer players in Florida high school history with a seven-year career spanning from her sixth-grade year in 2012 to her senior season in 2018 ... in that time her team won seven straight district and state championships ... In her junior and senior seasons her team won back-to-back national championships for the first time in school history ... named the 2017-18 Florida Gatorade Girls Player of the Year ... after returning from injury in her sophomore season her team went on to win 70 consecutive matches ... during her high school career she amassed 134 goals and 124 assists ... was first-team all-state four times ... was the first ever back-to-back First Coast Times-Union Player of the Year ... Florida Dairy Farmers Player of the Year class 1A in 2017 and 2017 FACA Player of the Year.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Tammy and Mark Newton ... has one sister (Ariel) ... intends to major in physical sciences.

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