March 26, 2002
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Santa Clara University women's basketball player Caroline Gruening was selected by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as an All-American Athlete for 2002. The Broncos' strength and conditioning coach, Steve Schulz, nominated Gruening for her dedication to strength training and conditioning.
The 2002 All-American Strength and Conditioning Athletes are recognized for their athletic accomplishments, academic and personal achievements, community involvement and leadership qualities. This year, 184 athletes from 84 college and universities from across the country in 19 competitive sport categories were acknowledged for their passion and hard work in and out of the weight room.
The NSCA All-American Athlete of the Year award program is in its 19th year and made possible by a grant from Power Systems, Inc., a Knoxville, Tenn., fitness product leader. A complete list of 2002 All-American athletes is available on the NSCA website at nsca-lift.org.