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Erin Olander Athlete Profile

#20 Erin Olander

Erin Olander
Positions: Outfielder, Catcher Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2008 Hometown: Yakima, WA



Conference Honors

  • Named 2008 Academic All-MWC
  • Received 2008 MWC Scholar-Athlete Award

Personal

  • Parents are Scott and Amy Olander
  • Has four siblings
  • Sister played basketball at Dixie State
  • Lettered four times in softball at West Valley HS
  • Also lettered in cross country and basketball

Before BYU

  • Named second team All-League in 2007
  • Named honorable mention All-League in 2004
  • Helped lead her team to an eighth-place finish in the state tournament
  • Led her team with a .490 batting average her senior year


2008 | Freshman Year

  • In first season as a Cougar appeared in 16 games, starting in 5
  • Received first collegiate start on Feb. 8, against Northern Colorado going 1-for-2 with one walk
  • Brought in only RBI of the season against Southern Utah on March 25
  • Batted .182 in 22 at bats
  • Named Academic All-MWC, and received MWC Scholar-Athlete Award