Allison Bench Reynolds
Inducted in 2001
Allison Bench Reynolds was a dominant fast pitch softball player for Utah Valley State College in 1986 and 1987. She was a top-flight pitcher, and still holds a number of UVSC single-season and career records. She has the best single-season ERA in school history with a 0.92 mark, and the top career ERA at 1.11. She won 38 games during her two-year tenure, which ties her for the most wins in school history. She also holds career records for innings pitched (373) and strikeouts (266). She is one of only five UVSC pitchers to ever post 20 wins in a season. She was also an excellent hitter, and is tied for fifth on UVSC's career batting average list (.453). She was a first-team All-Region selection in 1986 and 1987, and earned first-team All-America honors in 1987.
After leaving UVSC, Allison pitched for one year at Utah State University and for one year at Brigham Young University Hawaii. Before coming to UVSC, Allison was a standout athlete for Pomona High School in Arvada, Colorado. She was a three-sport letterman, lettering in softball, soccer, and basketball. She was All-Conference in softball and soccer, and was named State MVP in soccer her senior year. She also competed as an amateur swimmer and helped her team set a Rocky Mountain AAU 14 & under relay record.
In 1989 Allison married former UVSC student Brent Reynolds. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Utah, and a master's in social work from Denver University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and works as a psycho-therapist in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Brent and Allison live in Henderson, Nevada. They are the parents of two boys, Glen 10, and Grant 9. Allison currently works as a private pitching instructor in the Vegas area.
04/10/2014 - M. Basketball