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Alex Bayne
Alex  Bayne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manvel, Texas

High School:
Manvel

Last College:
Marshall

Height:
5-5

Position:
OF

05/18/2017

Ohio State Places Five on NFCA All-Region Teams

Hursh, Piper earn first-team accolades, three others on second team

05/02/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/27/2017

Bayne Receives 2017 All-American Athlete of the Year Award

Senior outfielder has hit 32 home runs over the last two seasons

04/17/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/07/2017

PREVIEW: No. 21 Buckeyes, No. 16 Michigan Set for B1G Series

Ohio State, Michigan both enter weekend 6-0 in Big Ten

CAREER HONORS
• First team All-NFCA Midwest Region (2016)
• First team All-Big Ten (2016)
• Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2016)
• Second team All-NFCA Midwest Region (2017)
• National Strength and Conditioning Association All-American Athlete of the Year Award (2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

AS A SENIOR (2017)
• Hit two home runs and drove in four in season-opening series at Texas A&M.
• Went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in a 4-3 win over Louisville (2/19).
• At the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, hit .429 with a 1.357 slugging percentage with four HRs and five RBI.
• Hit a seventh-inning grand slam vs. Stetson (3/14).
• Had four hits, including a home run, in three-game series at Maryland (3/24-26).
• Grand slam in 14-1 home-opening win vs. Wright State.
• Hit .329 with five home runs and nine RBI in Big Ten play.
• Finished her career ranked fifth all-time in home runs with 37.
• The Buckeyes were 23-3-1 in games that Bayne hit a home run over her final two seasons.
• Third on the team in batting (.292) to go along with 14 home runs, 32 RBI and 44 runs scored.
• Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in home runs, 13th in slugging percentage and 13th in runs scored.

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
• First team All-Big Ten and first team NFCA All-Midwest Region.
• Big Ten All-Defensive Team.
• Tied Ohio State’s single-season record with 19 home runs.
• Second on the team with a .364 average while leading the team in RBI (49) and runs (53).
• The Buckeyes were 16-0-1 in games in which she hit a home run.
• Big Ten Player of the Week on April 11 after hitting home runs in five games vs. Penn State and Rutgers.
• Hit .383 with runners in scoring position and .429 with 28 RBI and 23 Big Ten games
• Multiple hits in 21 games and multiple RBI in 14 contests.
• Went three-for-three with two home runs and seven RBI in the Big Ten opener against Maryland (3/25).
• Hit a home run in seven consecutive games between April 3-13 and drove in 16 runs during that span.
• Ended the season by reaching base in 17 straight games.
• Played right field for the first time in her career and had nine assists, the most amongst B1G outfielders.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
• Played in 38 games, making 13 starts.
• Hit .375 with 13 RBI, four home runs, three doubles and a .688 slugging percentage.
• Over the final 15 games of the season, hit .448 with a .793 slugging percentage.
• Went 2-for-3 with a career-high four RBI on a pair of two-run home runs vs. Ohio (4/21).
• Collected a hit in 10 of the last 15 games of the season.
• Was 3-for-3 with a home runs and three RBI vs. Indiana (5/2).
• Ohio State's Sportsmanship Award winner.
• Winner of the inaugural Block "O" (for opportunity) award.

AT MARSHALL
• Started in 30 of 53 regular-season games as a freshman in 2013, as well as three starts and five appearances in postseason action.
• Rotated between shortstop and second base, ending the season with a .241 batting average and .361 slugging percentage.
• In her rookie season, she hit three doubles, two triples (a team high) and a home run.
• In postseason action, hit an RBI-triple against Notre Dame in regionals to help Marshall earn its first regional victory.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Played for Manvel High School for four years
• Batted .352 for the Mavericks and hit five home runs
• Was a two-time offensive MVP
• Earned first-team all-district honors for short stop and third base
• Was an AP scholar, Texas scholar and graduated in the top ten percentile
• Played summer ball with Texas Storm Wymer for four years.

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