Hometown: Land O'Lakes, Fla.
High School: Land O'Lakes HS
Major: Business Administration
AS A SENIOR (2011-12)
Two-time Sunshine State Conference Swimmer of the Week (10/31/11, 02/06/12) … Saint Leo Athlete of the Week (02/06/12) … All-Sunshine State Conference First Team … Established Sunshine State Conference record in the 100 Freestyle … NCAA Championship Participant (50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Butterfly) … NCAA All-American Honorable Mention … Saint Leo Male Athlete of the Year … Competed in eight events … Swam primarily in the 50 and 100 Freestyle, as well as the 100 Yard Butterfly … Established career times in each of those events … 50 Yard Freestyle (20.65, SSC Championships, 02/16/12) … 100 Yard Freestyle (44.92, SSC Championships, 02/18/12) … 100 Yard Butterfly (50.17, SSC Championships, 02/17/12) … Member of five record-setting relay teams (200 Medley, 400 Medley, 200 Free, 400 Free, 800 Free) … Set school record in the 50 Yard Free, 100 Yard Free, 100 Butterfly.
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
Olson had another stellar season for the Lions swimming in all eight meets…At the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships (2/14/09), Olson competed in six final events…He had an individual-best time of 1:58.55 and placed 13th out of 24 swimmers in the 200 IM…He also anchored his team in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay to a seventh-place finish, closing with a time of 3:13.36…In the fall portion of the season, he broke the school-record in the 200 Backstroke closing with a time on 1:57.80 at the Savannah College of Art and Design Invitational (12/7/08)… He also swam the anchor leg in the record-breaking 400 Yard Freestyle Relay at the BGMC Championships crossing the line with a time of 3:13.36.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08)
Olson swam in all seven meets last season…The freshman set multiple school records including three at the Sunshine State Collegiate Championships (2/16/08)…He broke the record in the 100 Freestyle with a time of 46.67, the 200 Freestyle with a time of 1:44.99 and the 200 IM with a time of 1:56.55…Olson broke three more school individual time at the Savannah College of Art and Design meet (11/30/07) including the 100 Fly with a time of 51.35, the 100 Backstroke clocking in at 54:17 and the 200 Backstroke with a time of 1:58.56…Olson, along with four other teammates, broke five team Relays including the 200 and 400 Medley Relay and the 200, 400 and 800 Freestyle Relay at the most recent Sunshine State Championships (2/16/08).
Placed 3rd & 4th in the FHSAA State Swimming Championships in both the 100 Fly and 100 Back. Was a four year state championship qualifier. Finished each high school regular season undefeated.
Born October 27 in Tampa, Fla...Business Management major...Hobbies include swimming, skiing, and all outdoor activities...His career goals are to final at the NCAA swimming championships...Believes his attitude and determination are his best assets to the team...Names Aaron Piersol as his favorite athlete...Names Team USA and the Michigan Wolverines as his favorite teams...Chose Saint Leo because of his passion to swim.