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Schwartz, Zimmerman Named to Scholar All-America Team; Will Compete in North-South Game

Schwartz, Zimmerman picked up their second academic honor of the year (Elan Kawesch).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Graduating seniors Peter Schwartz and Carl Zimmerman of the men's lacrosse team have been named to the 2014 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Scholar All-America Team and will compete in the upcoming USILA/LaxWorld Division I-II North-South game, association officials announced Tuesday.

Only seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the Scholar All-America team. He must also be an All-American, a member of a North-South team, or be an outstanding league or conference player. Recipients must have behaved in a manner that has brought credit to himself, his institution, and to college lacrosse both on the field and off.

Schwartz will graduate next week with a 3.124 GPA as an economics concentrator. A co-captain of this year's team, Schwartz helped lead the Crimson to its first Ivy League championship in 24 years and the program's first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 2006. A native of Jenkintown, Pa., he set career-highs across the board with 46 points on 25 goals and 41 assists, and has also been named to the All-Ivy League second team, All-NEILA first team and to the NEILA Academic All-Region Team.

Zimmerman will walk across the stage having earned a 3.396 GPA as a government concentrator. The Homer, N.Y., native also set career-highs in goals and points, finding the back of the net 15 times while adding eight assists for 23 points. Zimmerman was an All-Ivy League honorable mention selection and joined Schwartz on the NEILA Academic All-Region Team.

The pair will be competing in the USILA/LaxWorld Division I-II North-South game this coming Monday, May 26 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., as part of the 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships. They will be the 23rd and 24th members of the Crimson to participate in the All-Star event, which originated in 1940.