Depew, NY - Wednesday, May 2 marked a day of celebration and recognition for all of D'Youville's student-athletes at the yearly Athletics Awards Banquet at Salvatore's Italian Garden.
Head coach Dan Glover and assistant coach Patrick Burke presented the awards to the D'Youville golf team.
Senior Justin Losowski (Rome, NY/Rome Free Academy) concluded his four-year career with the Spartans completing the triple-crown of awards, earning the team's Most Valuable Player award. Losowski was one of the top golfers for the Spartans throughout the season and was also the team captain.
Justin golfed in all seven matches this past fall for the men, placing second or third in five of the seven matches. Losowski reached person bests twice this season, including saving his career low for the first round of the AMCC Championship in October. Completing his career with D'Youville, Justin has also earned the Spartan and Most Improved Player awards during his career.
In his first season on the team, freshman Logan Lipowski (Williamsville, NY/Williamsville East) stepped up and contributed to the team in many ways, earning the Spartan Award. The Spartan Award represents a player who exemplifies teamwork, passion and a dedication to their team.
Lipowski participated in six of the seven matches for the men this season, including the AMCC Championship. At the two-day event, Logan golfed his two lowest scores of the season and his two best finishes of the year. His dedication to his game and the team were extremely important into their overall success.
Completing his first season with golf team, sophomore Tyler Siegmann (Wheatfield, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) grew as a player throughout the fall to become on of the team's best golfers, earning the team's Most Improved Player award.
Siegmann golfed in every match for the team in the fall. In the beginning of the season, Tyler finished in the second half of the field amongst the fellow Spartan golfers. However in the second half of the season he finished at the top overall golfer three times, including four outings of under 100 and dropping over 20 strokes off of his first outings score to the final of the season.
(Pictured from left to right: Coach Burke, Lipowski, Losowski, Siegmann, Coach Glover)