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Athlete of the week: Nikki Long

Photo Courtesy of Jeff Huehn / UTSA Athletics

Wylie Kuykendall

February 23, 2017

Helping lead the ‘Runners Women's Golf team to its first tournament win of the season, this Junior economics major is much more than a top-tier athlete in her sport. Nikki Long, born in Fairfield, California, was too busy following her dream of theatre to worry about swinging a 9-iron in her early ...

Life after golf starts in the classroom for Newlin

November 19, 2013

Jeff Huehn/ UTSA Athletics When you are a student athlete it can be hard to separate your passion for sports with the importance of success in the classroom. But Taylor Newlin has the opposite problem. Newlin is a senior on the UTSA women’s golf team and has been one of the most ...