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.