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Lederhausen '14, Mirchandani Named All-America Scholars

Lederhausen received All-America Scholar honors for the second straight year.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Recent Harvard graduate Theo Lederhausen '14 and rising senior Akash Mirchandani have been named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for Division I.

Lederhausen, a two-time team captain, became the first member of the Crimson to win the individual title at the Ivy League Championships since 1998 after shooting 72-72-71-215 over the three days. His performance helped qualify him for the NCAA Championships for the first time, and helped him earn the team's Alex Vik '78 MVP Award. Lederhausen was also named an All-America Scholar in 2013.

Mirchandani, who will serve as team captain for the 2014-15 season, was one of two Crimson named to the PING All-Region Team. The Prospect, Kentucky, native won the Princeton Invitational shooting 205 (67-66-72), and also tied for 18th at the Ivy League Championships.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2.