ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference men's and women's golf Academic All-Conference awards were released by the conference office, and five Lyon College golfers were recognized for their efforts in the classroom. On the men's side Joshua Burcham (SO/Martin's Mill, Texas) (pictured below left), Royce LoBianco (pictured below second left), Jarrod Smiatek (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) were named to the list, while Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) earned the honor on the women's side.
Burcham competed in two events this year, posting one top-10 and one top-25 finish on the season. LoBianco played in a career high nine events placing in the top-25 five total times, while Smiatek played in five events and also had one top-10 and one top-25 placing. Smiatek played in nine total events for his two year college career, with his best placing being seventh at the Lyon College Spring Invite.
Wilson rounded out the group finishing his senior year with nine total events and placing in the top-25 three times. He played in a total of 25 events for his college career with his best finish being fourth at the Lyon Spring Invite.
Bartley led the women's team this season playing in seven events her senior year. She had one top-10 finish, while totaling five top-25 finishes. For her career, she played in 25 total events with her best finish being in third place as a freshman.
Wilson and Bartley were also named both team's representatives for the conference Champions of Character award.
For a complete list of the Men's All-AMC selections click here.
For a complete list of the Women's All-AMC selections click here.