Matt Olsen Athlete Profile

#4 Matt Olsen

Matt Olsen
Position: Middle Blocker Height: 6-6 Weight: 210 Roster Years: 1995 | 1998 | 2000-2001 Hometown: Simi Valley, CA



All-America

  • 2001 Second Team

Personal

Born in Roy, Utah...parents are Brent Olsen and the late Lorraine Smith...served an LDS Church mission to Manchester, New Hampshire...Enjoys ceramics and pottery...majoring in construction management...enjoys playing beach volleyball...married to Loree.

Stats

 

Year-by-Year stats
Year MP GP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB B/G BE BHE
1995 16 51 116 2.27 40 239 0.318 3 8 15 2 76 10 57 67 1.31 9 -
2000 27 85 297 3.49 57 479 0.501 6 7 14 0 50 7 143 150 1.76 14 4
2001*^ 25 74 159 2.15 21 262 0.527 4 4 63 0 28 1 94 95 1.28 10 2


1995 | Freshman Year

Played in 16 of the Cougars' 22 matches as a freshman...hit .318 on the season, racking up 116 kills on 239 attempts...chalked up 67 blocks, including 10 block solos and 57 assisted blocks.

1998 | Redshirt Year

attended junior college in Arizona during the 1999 season.

2000 | Junior Year

Earned All-MPSF Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore...played in 85 games throughout the season...hit a team-high .501 on the season, connecting on 297-of-479 attempts...recorded 297 kills on the season, averaging 3.49 kills per game...recorded 16 matches with 10 or more kills, including a season-high 25 kills against Ohio State (Mar. 24)...registered 150 blocks on the season, averaging 1.76 blocks per game...registered a season-high 15 blocks against Hawaii (Jan. 21)...recorded three double-double performances on the season.