Francis Sargeant Athlete Profile

Francis Sargeant

Height: 6-0 Weight: 168 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2011-2015 Hometown: Beckenham, KEN, United Kingdom Last School: Langley Park School for Boys

Personal

  • Gold Award in Mathematics (Top 3% Nationally in the UK)
  • Chose BYU for its great academics and tennis opportunities
  • Majoring in Sociology with minor in mathematics

Before BYU

  • Ranked #1 Nationally in UK Under 18 (Singles) in 2010 and 2011
  • 2010 Kent County Junior Player of the Year
  • Ranked #1 Under 18 in Kent County in 2010 and 2011
  • Represented Kent County in Under 18 and Men's County Leagues in 2009, 2010 and 2011
  • Was the only junior selected for Kent County Men's Country Cup Week (National Doubles Tournament) in 2011
  • Represented Parklangly club in Junior and Men's National Junior Club League (2003-2011) and National Club League (2009-2011) 

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2011-12 24-14 25-12
2012-13 28-12 21-9
2013-14 28-11 23-11
Career 80-37 69-32


2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Posted a 9-6 in season during fall play
  • Reached the doubles final of the Utah Fall Tennis Classic with partner Spencer Smith
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Mountain Regional Championships with Smith
  • Went undefeated (7-0) during the month of February in doubles with Smith
  • Had a six-match wining streak during February and March in singles
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll

2012-2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned an 8-4 singles record during the fall season
  • Went 5-1 in both January and February in singles play
  • Recorded 5-1 record in doubles play in both January and February
  • Ranked No. 50 in doubles with teammate Patrick Kawka in February
  • Defeated No. 82 Clarke Spinosa from San Diego 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
  • Twice recorded a six-match win streak during the regular season
  • Earned WCC All-Academic honors
  • Named to All-WCC First Team in doubles with Patrick Kawka
  • Named as Honorable Mention for All-WCC singles 
  • Voted Doubles Team of the Year in the Mountain Region with teammate Patrick Kawka
  • Named to WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll

2013-2014 | Junior Year

  • Earned an 11-5 singles record and a 10-2 doubles record during the fall season
  • Topped No. 124 Nikita Fomin of George Washinton in two sets
  • Beat national No. 86, regional No. 1 Henry Craig of Denver on the road
  • Ousted No. 54 Andy Bettles of Boise State in straight sets, 6-5 (7-4), 6-3
  • Named WCC Player of the Week 
  • Clinched 5-2 comeback win against San Francisco with victory over Bernardo Saraiva 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
  • All-WCC Second Team Singles
  • Climbed his way into the BYU top 10 in career singles winning percentage (.683) and career singles victories (80
  • Earned WCC Men’s Tennis All-Academic Team honor
  • Ranked in singles as high as No. 91 in the nation