McKinzie Olson Athlete Profile

#32 McKinzie Olson

Position: Goal Keeper Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2008-2011 Hometown: Cottonwood Heights, UT Last School: Brighton High School

Personal

  • Parents: Ken and Jill 
  • Siblings: Tyler and Trent 
  • Cousin Kimberli Boswell played on the BYU women's volleyball team from 2010-13

Before BYU

  • Deseret News, Ms. Soccer for the State of Utah in 2007
  • Salt Lake Tribune, All-State Soccer, 5A First Team in 2005 and 2007 
  • Salt Lake Tribune, All-State Soccer, 5A Second Team in 2006 
  • Deseret News, All-State Soccer, 5A Honorable Mention in 2006
  • Utah 5A State Champions in 2005
  • Deseret News, 5A Soccer MVP in 2005
  • Region II Outstanding Goalkeeper in 2005, 2006, and 2007 
  • Varsity Leadership & Most Inspirational Player award winner in 2005 
  • Varsity Defensive MVP in 2005 
  • Varsity Overall Team MVP in 2005 and 2007 
  • Named 1320 KFAN UPS Delivery of the Week (Player of the Week) once in 2007 
  • Varsity Letter Award in Basketball in 2005, 2006, and 2007 
  • Member of the Utah Avalanche since 2002 
  • Utah State Cup Champions in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 
  • Utah State Cup Finalists in 2003 and 2005 
  • Disney Soccer Showcase Predator Division Champions in 2006 
  • Phoenix President's Cup Semi-Finalist in 2005 
  • Phoenix President's Cup Finalist in 2006 
  • Girls San Diego Surf Cup Finalist (Gold) in 2007 
  • Las Vegas College Showcase 2nd Flight Champions in 2007 
  • Region IV Semi-Finalist in 2007 
  • Region IV Quarter-Finalist in 2004 , 2006 and 2008 
  • Member of the Utah Soccer Olympic Development Team since 2003 and Region IV Olympic Development Team since 2004 
  • Toured Italy with Region IV Team in March 2006
  • Also received a Superior Rating from the Utah Federation Piano Competition from 2002-06 and a Superior Rating from the Utah Federation Concerto Competition in 2007 
  • Youth Senator/Senate Secretary from 2004-2005 
  • Participated in a Model United in 2005 
  • Earned Diamond "B" Citizenship Award (highest award for citizenship) in 2005
  • Earned President's Education Award in 2005 
  • Academic Letter Award in Scholarship in 2006 and 2007 
  • National Honor Society member from 2006-Current 
  • Brighton High School Bengal of the Month in December 2005 and October 2006
  • Honor Roll member every trimester at BHS 
  • Maintains a 3.952 GPA

Stats

 

Year Games Played Min. GA GAA Sv W L T Sho
2008 20 1653:43 9 0.49 71 7 3 1 9
2009 24 2238:28 15 0.60 63 18 4 2 12
2010 22 2023:38 11 0.49 74 15 3 3 10
2011 19 1761:21 16 0.82 72 9 5 3 5
Career 85 7676:30 51   280 49 15 9 36

      

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Saw action in 20 games 
  • Started 16 games 
  • Ranked 10th nationally in goals-against-average (0.503) 
  • Ranked 4th in NCAA in save percentage (0.883) 
  • Named to SoccerBuzz.com Freshman All-America 2nd Team 
  • Named to SoccerBuzz.com All-Freshman West Region Team
  • Academic All-MWC
  • MWC Player of the Week 
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com All Rookie 2nd Team 
  • Ranked 1st in the MWC in shutouts with nine 
  • Tops in the MWC with 0.833 save percentage 
  • First in MWC with 0.47 shutouts per game average
  • Lead the team in goalie minutes (1653:43), saves, goals against, goals-against-average, shutouts 
  • Combined with team for 15 shutouts 
  • Named Female Rookie of the Year at the Y Awards.

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Started and played in goal for all 24 games
  • Recorded 63 saves on the seasons and 12 shutouts to tie for the most in the MWC for 2009 
  • 2009 NSCAA School All-West Region Second Team 
  • 2009 NCAA Division I All-Pacific Region Second Team 
  • 2009 Academic All-MWC Team and 2009 All-Conference First team
  • Recorded 2238 minutes in front of the goal 
  • Only allowed 15 goals all season 
  • Went 2-2 in shutouts against top-25 ranked opponents

2010 | Junior Year

  • Named to the NSCAA All-Region Pacific Third Team 
  • Member of the MWC All-Tournament Team and MWC All-Conference Second Team
  • Tabbed as one of TopDrawerSoccer.com's Top 100 Players of the Year and one of TDS.com's Top Conference Players on Nov. 1
  • Played and started all 22 games for BYU
  • Tallied 2024 minutes in front of the goal and only allowed 11 goals all season 
  • Recorded 74 saves and 10 individual shutouts 
  • Ranked first in the conference for Goals Against Average and total number of shutouts 
  • Ranked second in the conference for her .871 save percentage and number of shutouts per game

2011 | Senior Year

  • Played in 19 games
  • Started 17 games
  • Played 1,761:21 in front of the goal
  • Only allowed 16 goals
  • Recorded 72 saves
  • Had a team season-high nine saves against Cal State Fullerton
  • Had a team-high seven saves against Saint Mary's and Oklahoma State
  • Earned All-WCC Honorable Mention
  • Ranks No. 1 in BYU history for career saves
  • Named to Academic All-WCC Team for a 3.43 PGA in clinical laboratory science
  • Named to WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze Honors