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Whitney Olsen Athlete Profile

Whitney Olsen

Whitney Olsen
Position: All Around Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2008-2009 Hometown: Gilbert, AZ Last School: Higley High School

Personal

  • Parents are Greg and Annette Olsen
  • Has three sisters and one brother
  • Enjoys dance and wakeboarding
  • Favorite event is floor exercise
  • Also recruited by Utah State
  • Majored in elementary education

Before BYU

  • Trained at Desert Lights Gymnastics
  • 2004 state beam champion
  • 2005 state all-around, vault, and floor champions, placed second in beam
  • Placed first in state in beam and third in the all-around competitions in 2007
  • Qualified to level nine Western Nationals in 2002
  • Qualified to level 10 Nationals in 2005

Stats

Career Highs:

Bars: 9.625 Denver 3/9/09
Beam: 9.825 Utah State 3/13/09
Floor: 9.800 Utah 3/20/09


2008 | Freshman Year

  • Competed twice on floor exercises
  • Exhibitioned on the floor exercise multiple times

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed on bars, beam and floor
  • Recorded a career-high 9.625 on bars agaisnt Denver (3/9)
  • Posted a career-high 9.825 against USU (3/13)
  • Scored a career-high 9.800 against Utah (3/20)