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Sylven Division II Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award Recipient

MESA, Ariz. – Joel Sylven of Missouri-St. Louis has been named recipient of the Division II Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award.

Sylven was an All-Great Lakes Valley Conference and Freshman of the Year and PING Midwest All-Region selection. He has recorded six top-five finishes with nine in the top 10 while placing among the top 25 in 11 of 13 tournaments. Sylven earned medalist honors at the Midwest Regional at Fox Run and at the Newberry Invitational. He tied for second at the NCAA D2 Midwest/Central Regional.

Agustin Errarzuriz and Giovanni Manzoni of Lynn, Brock Healy of Valdosta State, and Western Washington’s Jordan Lee joined Sylvan on the All-Freshmen Team.