Farmington’s Sam the Archer to Lindenwood

(Farmington) Farmington senior Sam Nelson is turning one of his interests into a way to help pay for college. Nelson will attend Lindenwood University in St. Charles with the assistance of a scholarship for archery..

Lindenwood coach Derek Schaub says this kid has some skills…

Schaub says they’ll make sure his equipment is upgraded once he gets to college…

Nelson had actually already planned to attend Lindenwood even before he knew about their archery program…

Sam says he’ll be putting in a load of practice time…

We asked Nelson what he wants to study at The Wood…

Nelson becomes a member of only the second recruiting class for Lindenwood. The Lions started their archery program last year.