FAIRFIELD, Conn.— Sacred Heart University men's golf freshman Nathan Kim and sophomore Saptak Talwar earned Northeast Conference honors for the 2018-19 season. Kim was named the 2018-19 NEC Men's Golf Rookie of the Year while also garnering All-NEC Second Team honors, while Talwar earned All-NEC First Team honors.
Kim led the Pioneers with four top-10 finishes and finished the season with a 75.14 scoring average in his opening campaign. He is the fifth golfer in school history to earn NEC Rookie of the Year honors. Kim set the Great Rivers Golf Club course record and set the program record for lowest round score with a 13-under par 65 in the first round.
Talwar claimed his second All-NEC honors after being named to the First Team a season ago. The sophomore finished the season with three top-10 finishes, including two first-place finishes while posting a team-best 74.48 scoring average. He recorded an event win at the SHU Spring Invitational after carding a five-under 139 in the two-round event.
The Pioneers finished the 2018-19 season in third place at the Northeast Conference Championships.