Notre Dame defeated St. John's 3 sets to 1 on October 7th in the Purcell Pavilion.
As a Junior (2012): Played in 29 matches on the year, earning 22 starts ... led team in blocks with 96 ... had 12 solo and 84 assisted blocks ... averaged 1.02 per set, which also led the team ... placed fifth in BIG EAST in league matches with 1.15 blocks per set (47 total) ... was also fifth on team in kills (138) and attack percentage (.244) ... had four double-digit kill efforts and 11 matches with five kills or more ... turned in 17 matches with three or more blocks, including nine matches with five or more blocks ... registered 10 kills, a .471 hitting percentage and five blocks in 3-1 win over UAB (Aug. 31) ... had five kills, a .500 hitting percentage and two blocks in 3-1 victory over Buffalo (Sept. 1) ... hit .333 with eight kills, six blocks and three digs against No. 17 San Diego (Sept. 8) ... tallied 10 kills (.500 hit %) and two blocks against Loyola Marymount (Sept. 15) ... recorded eight kills and career-high seven blocks in a 3-1 win over Kansas (Sept. 16) ... had seven kills and five blocks in a 3-2 win over No. 10 Louisville (Sept. 23) ... tallied eight kills in a 3-0 win over Syracuse (Sept. 30) ... had four kills and five blocks in a 3-0 win over UConn (Oct. 6) ... recorded four kills, three blocks and two digs in a 3-1 win over St. John's (Oct. 7) ... registered four kills and a team-high six blocks in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Oct. 12) ... tied for team high with four blocks in a 3-0 win over Villanova (Oct. 21) ... had 10 blocks total in wins over Pittsburgh (Oct. 26) and USF (Oct. 28) ... tallied eight kills and four blocks in a 3-1 win over Seton Hall (Nov. 3) ... recorded three kills, two digs and four blocks in a 3-1 win over Rutgers (Nov. 4) ... had career-high 14 kills while hitting .619 against USF (Nov. 16) in the BIG EAST quarterfinals ... 14 kills came in 21 attempts with only one error ... led team in kills for only time all season ... also chipped in five blocks ... continued strong play with 11 kills, two digs and six blocks against Ohio (Nov. 23) ... concluded season with four kills and a block in NCAA Tournament against Ohio State (Nov. 30) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
As a Sophomore (2011): Shelved 1.61 kills/set with a .244 clip on the season ... averaged 1.89 points/set ... totaled 11 blocks (two solo, nine assists) and four digs ... opened the season with 11 kills (.333), two blocks and two digs vs. Butler ... five kills in three straight matches from Oct. 29 - Nov. 6 ... three kills on seven swings at West Virginia ... played in 23 sets while earning three starting nods ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
As a Freshman (2010): Connected on each of her first two collegiate swings for kills against Weber State ... six kills on seven swings (.857) at Denver ... two kills and one block against Dayton ... five kills and three blocks - two solo - against Marquette ... career day against St. John's with 10 kills (.692) with seven blocks ... two kills and three blocks at Villanova ... six kills (.357) against Villanova at the BIG EAST Championship ... totaled 47 kills in 48 sets played with 33 blocks on the season ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
The Olsen File: Four-time conference champion and three-time regional champion ... twice named to the all-conference team ... led prep squad to the North Coast sectional title in 2008 ... Junior National silver medalist in 2009 and 2010 ... recipient of the Golden Hammer Athlete of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 ... born in Berkeley, Calif. ... daughter of Sharon and John Olsen ... has one sister, Emma ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in anthropology.