Mirchandani, Ramnath Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

Mirchandani, Ramnath Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

Ramnath will serve as team captain in 2015-16 (Gregory Carroccio).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Recent Harvard graduate Akash Mirchandani '15 and rising senior Rohan Ramnath have been named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Wednesday.

Mirchandani graduated in May with a concentration in economics. This year's team captain, Mirchandani helped the Crimson to a third-place finish at the Ivy League Championships after playing in six events throughout the season. He ranks fourth in program history with a career scoring average of 74.69, and is also tied for fourth with nine career rounds at par or better.

A native of Prospect, Kentucky, Mirchandani was also tabbed as an All-America Scholar in 2014 in addition to receiving PING All-Region honors. He was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society this spring, was the recipient of a Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize, and was named to the Academic All-Ivy League Team.

Ramnath earned his first All-America Scholar honor as an applied mathematics concentrator.  Elected as the team's captain for the 2015-16 season, Ramnath posted a scoring average of 74.10 this past season and finished tied for 16th place at the Ivy League Championships. His career scoring average of 74.28 currently ranks first in program history, with his eight career rounds at par or better placing him tied for sixth.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, have posted a scoring average below 76.0 while competing in at least 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds, and have maintained a 3.2 GPA.