Ayton Named NEC Men's Golf Rookie of the Year!

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Congratulations to former FirstPoint USA Golf scholarship recipients, Obe Ayton who has been named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year, and Josh Waters who earned Second Team AII-NEC accolades. Check out this article from liuathletics.com : After bursting onto the scene in his freshman campaign, LIU Brooklyn freshman Obe Ayton has been named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year, it was announced by the league on Tuesday. Ayton and junior Josh Waters also earned Second Team All-NEC accolades. Ayton was a model of consistency for the Blackbirds, finishing in the top-10 in six of the 10 events he participated in. The Englishman started off his college career with a fourth-place finish at the Joe Agee Invitational, a tie for 10th place at the Connecticut Cup and rounded out the fall season with a share of fifth place at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate. Ayton then tied for second at the Homewood Suites Invite after carding scores of 74-72. Ayton completed his freshman campaign with two ninth-place finishes at the Manor Intercollegiate and Navy Spring Invitational. Joining Ayton on the second team is Waters, who performed well at the NEC Championship. The London, England native earned a tie for third place, which included an even-par 72 on day two. Waters also earned a pair of fifth-place finishes early in the spring after carding scores of 153 and 149 at the Lonnie Barton and Homewood Suites Invitational, respectively. As a team, LIU received a pair of top-10 finishes to close in second place at the 2012 NEC Men's Golf Championships in Florida. Waters (T-3rd) and Jamie Young (T-9th) were named to the all-tournament team for their efforts. If you are interested in a Golf Scholarship to the USA, FirstPoint USA can help....  

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