Athlete of the Year Nominee Spotlight - Ohio State

June 23, 2015

Through Tuesday, the Big Ten will highlight the nominees for the conference's Athlete of the Year awards. Award winners are voted on by a pre-selected media panel and will be announced on Wednesday, June 24.

Logan Stieber -- Ohio State -- Wrestling

Stieber capped his record-breaking career in March by becoming just the fourth wrestler in NCAA history to win four national titles. In the process, he also helped the Buckeyes to their first NCAA team title in the 94-year history of the sport in Columbus. His accomplishments include becoming the first wrestler in the history of the Big Ten to win four NCAA titles and the first Buckeye to win the Dan Hodge Trophy. Click HERE for more information on Logan.

Ashley Bauer -- Ohio State -- Rowing

Bauer helped the Buckeyes to their third consecutive NCAA team title this season as Ohio State became the first school in NCAA rowing history to win three consecutive national championships. The 2015 Big Ten Rowing Athlete of the Year rowed in the five seat of Ohio State's first varsity eight, which won Big Ten and NCAA titles on its way to an undefeated season at 49-0 overall and 15-0 in races. Click HERE for more information on Ashley.

Other Nominees:
Michigan State
Penn State