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    Alex Lederhausen
    Alex Lederhausen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hinsdale, Ill.

    High School:
    Hinsdale Central



    05/31/2012

    NU Tops 200 Total Academic All-Big Ten Honors For Second-Straight Year

    Wildcats earn 65 awards in spring and at-large sports

    05/12/2012

    Brown, Lederhausen Score Eagles at Final Round of NCAA East Regional

    NU has best round of tournament Saturday, Mai scores 1-over 73

    05/11/2012

    Lee Posts Best Round for NU on Friday at NCAA East Regional

    Freshman shoots a 2-over 74, Devon Brown continues to lead 'Cats

    05/10/2012

    First Round Complete at NCAA East Regional

    Devon Brown and Alex Lederhausen lead NU after first 18 holes

    05/08/2012

    'Cats Begin NCAA Action Thursday at East Regional

    NU making 10th trip to NCAA's, third under head coach Emily Fletcher

    2011-12: Played in all 12 events for Northwestern ... Had two top-10 finishes ... Finished the season with a 76.76 scoring average ... Wrapped up her NU career as one of five competitors at the 2012 NCAA East Regional (May 10-12) ... Scored an eagle on the par-4, 318-yard 11th hole in the third round of the tournament at the Penn State Blue Course ... One of six NU competitors at 2012 Big Ten Championships (April 27-29) in French Lick, Ind. ... Shot a season-low 1-under 71 during the second round of the Mountain View Collegiate (March 23-24) ... Tied for 40th, after a three-round score of 9-over 225 (79-71-75) ... Had the best NU round at the Central District Invitational (Feb. 20-21), shooting a 1-over 73 in the third round ... Improved her score each round and finished at 15-over 231 (84-74-73) ... Led Northwestern at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 12-14) to open the spring season ... Tied for ninth, shooting a 5-over 221 (72-76-73) ... Honored as Big Ten Golfer of the Week after her fourth place finish at the Dick McGuire Invitational ... Placed the highest of any Wildcat at the Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 25-26) ... Entered the third round in a tie for 12th and finished in a tie for fourth with an even-par 219 ... Her 219 tied her career-low 54-hole score, set at the 2009 Dick McGuire Invitational ... Opened the tournament with a 1-over 74 and improved by one stroke each round with an on-par 73 in the second and a 1-under 72 in the third ... Finished with a 12-over 228 (79-72-77) to tie for 31st at the season-opening Dale McNamara Invitational (Sept. 12-14) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

    2010-11: Competed in all 12 tournaments for Northwestern and finished with a 75.86 scoring average ... Finished the season strong with three straight top-20 finishes, giving her six top-20 finishes on the year ... Shot a season-low 223 (7-over) at the Lady Northern Invitational (Oct. 11-12) ... Posted a 1-over 72 in the second round of the Windy City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 4-5) on her way to a 17th-place finish ... Led the Wildcats with a 12-over 229 at the Landfall Tradition, thanks to a 3-over 75 in rounds two and three ... Compiled three solid rounds at the Central District Invitational (Feb. 21-22), finishing with a 7-over 223 and in a tie for 19th individually ... Placed in a tie for eighth at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 16-17) with a 17-over 233 ... Shot the lowest round of her career (4-under 68) in the Big Ten Championships (April 22-24) ... Her third-place finished helped Northwestern to a third-place finish in the Big Ten Championships ... Led Northwestern in the NCAA Central Regional Championships (May 5-7) with a 9-over 225, sparked by a 2-over 74 first round ... Finished in the top three on the Wildcat scorecard in 11 of 12 events, tied for the most on the team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

    2009-10: One of three Wildcats to compete in all 12 events, posting a season scoring average of 76.41, the second-best among Northwestern golfers ... Finished as the eighth-best season scoring average in program history ... Placed among the top-20 in four events on the year, including a 13th-place finish at both the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 12-13) and the Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 19-20) where she shot a career-best 3-over 219 ... Placed 17th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 17-18) ... Shot a 7-over 223 en route to an 18th-place finish at the Windy City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 5-6) ... Compiled four rounds of par or better, including a 1-under 71 at both the Dick McGuire and the Windy City ... Was among the Wildcats' top three finishers at eight events ... NGCA All-American Scholar recipient ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for the 2009-10 academic year.

    2008-09: Made an immediate impact in her freshman campaign, competing in 10 tournaments with a 79.55 scoring average ... Posted three top-20 finishes, including tying for 13th-place at the Lady Buckeye (April 18-19) with a 13-over 229 ... Tied for 15th at the Big Ten Championships (April 24-26) with a 30-over 318 ... Shot a 3-over 75 and a 2-over 74 over the final two rounds of the Challenge at Wolfdancer (Nov. 2-3) to place in a tie for 20th at 17-over 233, a team-best ... Compiled an even-par 72 in the final round of the Mountain View Collegiate (March 28-29) ... Was among the top three on the Northwestern scorecard in five tournaments.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner at Hinsdale Central High School ... Helped lead the Red Devils to the state tournament all four years ... Captured state championship as a junior while helping Hinsdale place second ... Named team's Most Valuable Player, as well as earning Most Spirited and Red Devil awards ... Member of National Honor Society and dean's list.

    Personal: Born Alexandra Therese Lederhausen ... Daughter of Mats and Jessica Lederhausen ... Sister Rebecca was a former Wildcat golfer ... Lived in Sweden until she was 10 years old ... Majoring in psychology.

    Lederhausen's Career Statistics

    Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Round Top 10/20
    2011-12 12 34 2,610 76.76 71 2/2
    2010-11 12 37 2,807 75.86 68 2/6
    2009-10 12 37 2,827 76.41 71 0/4
    2008-09 10 31 2,466 79.55 72 0/3
    Career 46 139 10,710 77.05 68 4/15

    Best Finish: 3rd -- Big Ten Championships (April 22-24, 2011)
    Low Round: 68 -- Big Ten Championships (April 22, 2011)
    Low 54-Hole Score: 219 -- Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 19-20, 2009) / 219 -- Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 25-26, 2011)
    Low 72-Hole Score: 292 -- Big Ten Championships (April 22-24, 2011)