2001-02: Academic All-Big Ten selection Competed in three tournaments, the Badger Invitational, Purina Classic and Pepsi Cola Invitational, as well as Illinois dual match vs. Illinois State Shot a career-low round of 1-under par 70 during the second round of play at the Purina Classic Also carded a career-low 54-hole score at the Purina Classic, shooting a 225 Finished the year with a stroke average of 77.3 Earned third Varsity I award.
2000-01: Competed in nine tournaments during the year Best individual performance came in a career-high 33rd place finish at the Falcon-Cross Creek Invitational Carded season-low round of 74 three times, at the Badger Invitational, Falcon-Cross Creek Invitational and the Marshall Invitational Shot season-low 54-hole score of 228 at both the Badger Invitational and the Marshall Invitational Earned second Varsity I award.
1999-2000: Competed in 11 of 12 tournaments on the season Best individual finish during the year was a tie for 38th at the Louisville Intercollegiate Shot a season-low round of 74 at the Falcon-Cross Creek Invitational, during the first round of golf of his collegiate career Earned first Varsity I award.
1998-99: Redshirted the season.
High School: Finished 10th at the Illinois state championship in 1997, earning All-State honors Helped his team to a third-place finish at state in 1997 Sectional champion in 1996 Had a senior year stroke average of 74.2 Earned four letters at Wheaton Warrenville South, three in golf and one in basketball Captain of the golf team his senior year Achieved All-State, all-conference and academic all-conference recognition in golf in 1996 and 1997 Chick Evans qualifier, played in the Illinois State Amateur, placed 10th at the Future Masters, seventh at the Pizza Hut Invitational, and was a Maxfli qualifier Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Oct. 31, 1979 Son of Robert and Judy Olson Majoring in finance Lists Jesus Christ and his parents as the biggest influences on his life.
Olsons Career Statistics
Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 54 1999-00 33 2,629 79.67 74 229 2000-01 24 1,881 78.38 74 (3 times) 228 (twice) 2001-02 10 773 77.3 70 225 Total 67 5,283 78.85 70 225