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Christin Newman
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Virginia Tech
Experience: 2 Letters

“Christin is a tremendous leader during matches. Her intense attitude spreads to her teammates always making a match versus the Cougars a tough one. She works hard each to day in hopes of earning a third-straight All-Conference First team award and third-straight trip to the NCAA Championships. She is the hardest worker on team.” – CofC Director of Tennis Angelo Anastopoulo

• 2011, 2012 and 2013 All-Southern Conference First Team (No. 1 singles)
• 2012 SoCon Sportsmanship Award recipient
• SoCon Player of the Week (March 20, 2012)
• 2012 SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference Team
• 2012 SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference Team 
• 2013 SoCon Tournament MVP
• 2013 Academic All-American
• 2013 SoCon Player of the Year
• J Walker Stewart Cup Recipient
• Dorothy Hicks Scholarship Recipient
• Two-Time ITA Scholar-Athlete (2011 and 2012)

JUNIOR (2011-12)
Garnered All-Southern Conference First Team honors for the second year in a row at No. 1 singles…Became the first CofC player to be awarded the SoCon Sportsmanship Award…Compiled an 18-7 overall record in singles including an 8-1 mark in league play…Also went 16-8 overall in doubles...Won the No. 3 doubles match at No. 14-ranked Clemson with sister and teammate Caroline Newman on Jan. 22 and at No. 57-ranked Tulane with partner Samantha Maddox on March 5…2012 SoCon Academic Honor Roll student…Named SoCon Player of the Week on March 20…2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete and 2012 SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference selection.

SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
Honored on the 2011 All-SoCon First Team at No. 1 singles…Compiled a 15-10 overall record in singles play including a 7-3 league mark…Went a team-best 19-5 overall in doubles including 6-1 in conference play…Teamed with Caroline Newman (12-1), Jamie Harrell (6-1) and Kelly Kambourelis (1-3).

Ranked No. 16 in the ITA Atlantic Region in singles and No. 9 regionally in doubles with teammate Shannon Betts...Won 17 overall singles matches before her season was cut short by a back injury...Went 7-4 in singles and 6-3 in doubles in dual matches…Advanced to the quarterfinals in singles and doubles at the Wilson/ITA Atlantic Regional Championship...Won her flight at the William & Mary Invitational...Hokie Fall Invitational semifinalist.

Graduated from Walter Hines Page High School in 2009…Four-year letterwinner in tennis under head coach Bruce Lanier...Led team to a perfect 79-0 record in tennis...Also lettered in soccer…Four-Time All-State Tennis Team selection...Three-Time All-State Soccer Team honoree…Named MVP in both tennis and soccer...Four-Time All-Conference selection in both sports…Played in the East-West All-Star Soccer Game...Two-Time Mellow Mushroom Champions in soccer...Won Conference Championships twice...Was salutatorian of her high school graduating class...Junior Achievement Award recipient...Graduated as an AP Scholar with distinction and honors...Involved in Science Olympiad, Young Life and Physics Club...Volunteered with Mighty Mites and at her local soup kitchen.

Majoring in physical education at College of Charleston…Member of the Honors College…Daughter of Chris and Sally Newman...Her father, Chris, played college golf at Duke from 1976-80...Her older sister, Catherine, played college tennis at Vanderbilt from 2006-10, and her older sister, Caroline, played for the Cougars from 2008-12... Her younger sister, Claire, is currently a freshman defender on the CofC women’s soccer team…Her goal is to attend NCAA individuals and to repeat as SoCon champions…Looks to attend physical therapy school post-graduation...Holds an impressive cumulative 4.0 grade-point average.

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