SEWARD, Neb. – Sophomore Nolan Zikas is now 2-for-2. On Friday (May 12), Zikas reeled in his second all-conference honor in as many years. A ninth-place GPAC finisher as a freshman last season, Zikas came in 24th this season at the conference meet. His overall solid season helped him earn an at-large selection from conference coaches as an All-GPAC honoree.
In 2016-17, Zikas played in each of the team’s 17 rounds (eight events) and turned in four top-10 finishes and two top-five placements. Among teammates with at least 10 rounds played, Zikas led the way with a 76.65 season average. The La Vista, Neb., native turned in a season best one-under-par 70 at the Siouxland Invitational during the fall portion of the schedule. Zikas shot a 73 or lower six times throughout his sophomore campaign. Zikas carded a four-round GPAC total of 76-91-79-77–323.
Zikas and the men’s golf program placed seventh in the GPAC (300-343-324-314–1,281).