April 27, 2017
RELATED INFO: Notes vs. Iowa | Season Stats | 2017 Team Guide | Record Book | Walk-Up Songs | Parking Map | 2017 Schedule | 2017 Roster | Softball Homepage | Big Ten Softball | Follow the Buckeyes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) announced Alex Bayne as a 2017 All-American Athlete of the Year Award recipient. The award recognizes Bayne’s athletic accomplishments and her dedication to strength and conditioning. Nominated by strength and conditioning coach Andy Britton, Bayne’s determination to improve in athletics while maintaining academic prominence is a great model for all student-athletes at Ohio State.
“We are proud to have Coach Britton join the NSCA to ensure athlete safety and improve athletic performance,” says Coach Scott Caulfield, the NSCA’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, “Supporting NSCA-certified coaches and student-athletes like Alex is the foundation the NSCA is built on.”
Due in large part to her work in the weight room, Bayne is once against among the Big Ten and national leaders in home runs this year. She’s hit 13 through 41 games and has 32 over the last two seasons. A senior, Bayne is hitting .338 with five doubles and a triple to go along with her 13 home runs. Her .648 slugging percentage is seventh best in the Big Ten.
For an updated list of the All-American Athletes of the Year award, visit www.nsca.com.
About the National Strength & Conditioning Association
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit professional association founded in 1978 and is dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning profession around the world.
The NSCA advances the profession by supporting strength and conditioning professionals devoted to helping others discover and maximize their strengths. The organization disseminates research-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, and continuing education opportunities. The NSCA community is composed of more than 45,000 members and certified professionals who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength coaches, personal trainers, and other roles in related fields.
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the NSCA serves as a valuable resource for its members, the fitness industry, general public, and the media. The association provides a wide variety of resources and opportunities designed to strengthen, build, advance, and unify.