Allyson Baker
Allyson  Baker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Royalton, Ohio

High School:
North Royalton High School

Height:
5-11

Position:
Varsity

04/23/2016

Buckeyes Sweep Varsity Races vs. Syracuse, MSU

Team has three weeks off prior to the Big Ten championships

04/19/2016

First Varsity Eight Collects B1G Boat of the Week Honors

Buckeyes finish 3-0 in races and 15-0 overall at the Clemson Invitational

04/17/2016

No. 4 Buckeyes Win Five Races on Opening Day of Clemson Invitational

1V8, 2V8 finish the day unbeaten

04/17/2016

Ohio State Wins Four Races on Final Day of Clemson Invitational

1V8, 2V8 finish the weekend unbeaten

04/02/2016

No. 3 Buckeyes Earn Six Wins against Clemson and Virginia

First Varsity Eight finishes 2-0 on the day

06/01/2015

WROW: 2015 NCAA Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

05/19/2015

2015 B1G Rowing Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

Academic Achievements
2015 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2015 (Junior Season): Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... opened the season with two wins at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir March 28, the first coming 14 seconds ahead of No. 9 Notre Dame and the second (6:24.97) over No. 18 Louisville … captured two first-place finishes at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., April 4; the first (6:25.9) over No. 4 Virginia and the second (6:29.5) over Clemson ... won both races at the Big Ten Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir April 11; earned the first victory (6:04.88) by 12 seconds over No. 19 Minnesota and the second over No. 18 Wisconsin (6:09.25-6:10.07) … won two of three races over two days at the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C., April 18-19; captured a second-place finish (6:38.2) behind Virginia in the morning session (6:25.7) and defeated Washington State by three-tenths of a second in the evening (6:32.5) on day one, followed by a win on day two over No. 16 UCLA … captured a win in the regular season finale at Griggs Reservoir April 25 with a time of 6:36.1 … placed second at the 2015 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 7:02.29, helping the Buckeyes’ to a third consecutive Big Ten team championship and fifth overall ... earned a silver medal at the 2015 NCAA Championships in Gold River, Calif., clinching the program’s third consecutive national team title … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2014 (Sophomore Season):
Began the season with a time of 7:11.90 with the first novice eight at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River against Michigan ... earned her first victory of the season (7:13.0) April 12 against No. 19 Louisville, Indiana and Iowa ... defeated Notre Dame at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Ann Arbor, Mich., on April 19 after crossing the line in 7:19.50 ... collected a second- and third-place finish with the second novice eight at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich. on May 3 ... earned a bronze medal (7:27.87) with the second novice eight at the Big Ten championships.

Prior to Ohio State: Played golf at North Royalton High School ... three-year letterwinner and a team MVP ... competed on the Southwest Junior Golf Tour for four years and on the Golfweek Junior Tour for two years.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Jan ... has an older sister, Kaylee ... majoring in health sciences ... plans to attend graduate school in public health after graduation ... enjoys playing golf, running, cooking and baking in her spare time ... lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the 2V8 semifinal against Cal and Washington at the NCAA championships.