The NGCA honored the junior with second team accolades and as a member of the All-Region Team.
The Boilermakers earned their seventh-straight top-10 finish at nationals.
With a three-round total of 883, the 29th-ranked Boilermakers are just six shots off the lead.
Junior Kishi Sinha shot a team-low 72 on Wednesday.
The 29th-ranked Boilermakers shot a five-over par in the opening round of the NCAA Championships.
The Purdue women's golf team is competing in its 13th-consecutive NCAA Championships.
Scherer's Career Accomplishments
High School (Maria-Ward Gymnasium)
>Helped Germany to a sixth place finish in 2008 and an 11th place finish in 2009 at the European Girls Championship
>Won German Championship in 2007
>Placed third in 2009 Spanish Junior Championship
>Finished second at the German Boys and Girls Championship in 2008 and 2009
>Was ninth at the 2010 British Girls Championship
>Earned a 12th place finish at the u18 German Championship
>Full name is Alexandra Victoria Scherer
>Plans to major in art history
>Born Jan. 26, 1993
>Daughter of Andreas and Ellinor Scherer
>Has a younger brother, Benedict, and two younger sisters, Antonia and Olivia