WKU golfer Billy Tom Sargent has been named to the Division I PING All-Region Midwest Team, as announced Saturday by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Sargent, a redshirt junior from Georgetown, Ky., was one of 25 players selected to receive the honor in the Midwest Region. Six regions were honored overall.

Sargent had a breakthrough season for WKU, becoming just the second Hilltopper ever selected to participate in a NCAA Regional as an individual, and the first since 2008.

He was also named to the All-Conference USA Second Team, making him the first Hilltopper to receive all-league honors since 2010.

Sargent was the team’s top finisher at seven events in the 2017-18 campaign, recording nine top-20s, five top-10s, three top-fives and one victory at the Border Olympics – his third career individual win.

He also finished tied for 11th at the 2018 Conference USA Championship, the best conference tournament result by a Hilltopper since 2010.

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Zach Greenwell

Associate Director

WKU Athletic Communications/Media Relations

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