The Official Website of DePaul University Athletics
 
Ackerhans Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
Moritz Ackerhans becomes the sixth Blue Demon golfer to earn Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar since 2009

Moritz Ackerhans becomes the sixth Blue Demon golfer to earn Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar since 2009

July 23, 2014

GCAA Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

CHICAGO - DePaul golfer Moritz Ackerhans was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.  Ackerhans was among the 207 Division I golfers honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically and compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level.  In addition, he must participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds.

Along with the golfers success on the course, Division I golfers must have a stroke average under 76.0, maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 and must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university

Ackerhans, who graduated Cum Laude in June with a degree in finance and a minor in a minor in accountancy, was named an All-BIG EAST Conference performer in May.  As a senior he led the Blue Demons with a 74.79 stroke average and played in every tournament for DePaul.  The senior recorded three top-10 finishes including second place finishes at the Carlton Oaks Invitational and the John Dallio Memorial. The Kiel, Germany native paced DePaul in five tournaments and carded his lowest 54-hole total of 217 at the Red Wolf Intercollegiate.

Ackerhans becomes the sixth DePaul golfer since 2009 to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.  Three Blue Demon golfers earned the All-American scholar honor in multiple seasons.