A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
Lange cards second-best 54-hole tournament score in school history
Bulldogs in third as a team
Bulldogs return to action at local course
Lange leads Bulldogs, ties for eighth overall
Photos from the final day of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate.
Photos from the first two rounds of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate.
Photos from day one of the Argent Financial Classic at Squire Creek.
2014-15: Carded a 76.5 average over 15 rounds in five tournaments with two par or better rounds … Best finish came at 6-over-par (77-69-76=222) at the ULM Wallace Jones Invitational (3/23-24) where he tied for 27th and had a season-best round of 69 … Also had a season-best round of 69 at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (9/8-9) where he finished the tournament 11-over-par (77-78-69=224) to tie for 65th … Was 12-over-par (74-75-79=228) at the Memphis Intercollegiate (9/15-16) where he finished tied for 51st as the Bulldogs took home the team title … Carded a 17-over-par (77-78-78=233) at the Tech-hosted Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (10/20-21) as he finished 51st … Placed 83rd at the UTSA Oak Hill Invitational (2/9-10) with a 27-over-par (79-85-76=240) scorecard.
2013-14: Redshirted 2013-14 season, did not compete.
2012-13: Earned Academic all-WAC honors ... Competed in seven events during the season ... Registered a 78.8 scoring average in 20 rounds of golf ... Finished tied for 46th at the Argent Financial Classic (83-76-76=235) ... Shot a low round of 75 at the BancorpSouth Intercollegiate.
High School: Lettered five years for coaches Scott Sills, Kyle Hill and Eddie Moss at Cedar Creek High School ... Won the Louisiana Class A individual title four straight years (freshman through senior) while leading Cedar Creek to the team title all four years ... 4-time all-state and all-region ... Won the Jason Moss Award as a junior ... Named academic all-state Class A as a senior ... Finished first at regionals in 2009 and 2010, second in 2011 and third in 2012 ... Won the Tournament of Champions at Tamahka Trails (Marksville, La.) in 2011 which features the top five finishers in each class at the state meet ... Featured in SI.com's Faces in the Crowd.
Personal: Full name is Brandon Layne Newton ... Son of Joe and Tina Newton ... Has one brother, Logan ... Born March 21, 1994 in West Monroe, La.