COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded men’s volleyball setter Steven Kehoe with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award—recognizing the student athletes dedication to strength training and conditioning.

This year, the NSCA awarded 232 collegiate athletes from 106 schools with this esteemed award. Kehoe was selected by the strength coach Andy Britton, CSCS, who said, “Steven is extremely dedicated and disciplined in the weight room. He leads by example and by pushing himself and his teammates every single day. His tremendous work ethic in the weight room has helped him achieve all his deserved success.”

Robert Jursnick, NSCA’s Executive Director adds, “The advantages of strength training and conditioning cannot be denied in collegiate athletics. These student-athletes attest to this understanding, and are to be applauded for their hard work and dedication.”

The NSCA All-American Athlete of the Year Award program is in its 32nd year, and is made possible by a grant from Power Systems, Inc., a Knoxville, Tennessee fitness product leader.

Ohio State (18-7, 10-1 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) closes out the regular season with home matches against 15th-ranked Ball State (17-9, 6-4) Friday and St. Francis (12-13, 4-6 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) Saturday. Both matches will be played in St. John Arena. Admission is free.