Last week it was announced that Central Missouri Men’s Golf was named an All-Academic Team. This week, the Mules learned that two individuals, Shayne Allan and John Bonaobra, were named All-America Scholars.
The qualifications to be named an All-America Scholar are some of the toughest in collegiate athletics. To be eligible, student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically, have competed in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50% of his team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 78.0 in Division II, and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. Allan, a senior last year, graduated with a 3.38 GPA in Physical Education, while Bonaobra, a junior, carries a 3.79 GPA while majoring in Health Studies.
Both Allan and Bonaobra had successful seasons on the links, being named to the All-MIAA and All-Region teams. Allan had seven top-10 finishes in 11 events played. He averaged 73.03 stroke average for the season to lead UCM.
Bonaobra shot 73.56 while playing in 32 rounds. He had four top-10 finishes including a win at the Missouri Western Invitational.