Air Force has won 20 or more games in five of the last seven years
2007-08 (Junior) Earned the team's most improved player award as voted on by the team ... Tied for the team lead with 38 points (18-20-38) ... Led the team with 18 goals ... +17 led the team ... Led the team with 12 even-strength goals ... Seventh in the league in points and fifth in goals in all games ... Six PPG, one SHG and two game-winners ... Career-best three helpers vs. Mercyhurst, Nov. 3 ... Career-best two goals three times (AIC, Canisius and Minnesota) ... Scored both goals vs. 12th-ranked Minnesota in the Dodge Holiday Classic in Minneapolis ... His second goal of the game came with 1:02 left in the third after AFA pulled the goalie to force overtime in a 2-2 tie ... Six-game point streak with nine points (6-3-9) ended Jan. 12 vs. RIT ... Two assists in the win over No. 4 Denver ... Two points in the AHA Quarterfinal series vs. Bentley ... MVP of the AHA Tournament in leading AFA to the league championship with five points (3-2-5) ... Two goals in the 5-0 win over RIT in semifinals ... Three points (1-2-3) in the win over Mercyhurst in the AHA Championship game ... Named to the AHA all-tournament team and was the player of the week in the AHA, March 17.
2006-07 (Sophomore) Played in 22 games and had eight points on one goal and seven assists ... Six of his points came in conference games ...Season-high two assists in the 4-4 overtime tie with RIT, Nov. 4 ... Only goal of the season came in the 6-5 loss to Bentley, Oct. 21 ... Missed the final 18 games to focus on academics.
2005-06 (Freshman) Did not play in the first nine games, but played in the last 21 straight games ... Five points, all assists, in 22 games ... All five assists came in conference play ... First career point was an assist vs. Niagara, Jan. 13 ... Season-best two assists vs. BSU, Jan. 21 ... Season-best three points in the BSU series.
Before Air Force Played 55 games for Todd Knott's Fargo-Moorhead Jets of the NAHL ... 30 points (8-22-30) on the season ... Was his team's rookie point-leader in the playoffs with eight points ... Lettered four years in football, baseball and hockey at Lake of the Woods High School ... Lettered one year in track ... Hockey team captain twice ... All-Conference in hockey three times ... All-State as a senior ... Team MVP twice ... Second-team all-conference and team captain as a senior in football ... Second-team all-conference in baseball and first-team all-conference in track.
Personal Member of Cadet Squadron 35 ... Parents are Steve and Jan Olson ... Has three siblings, Jill (30), Derek (28) and Jason (26) ... Brother, Derek, graduated from USAFA in 2002 and was a four-year letterwinner ... Derek was a first-team all-conference selection as a senior and ranks 26th in career scoring at Air Force with 121 points in 144 games ... Major is social sciences ... Also recruited by Minnesota State-Mankato, Bemidji State and Minnesota-Duluth ... Hobbies are hunting, fishing and playing cards ...Completed Operation Air Force at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, in the summer of 2007 and flew in an F-16 ... This past summer, went to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and worked with a financial management office ... Also, was the training officer on the Leadership Reaction Course last summer ... Is the flight commander in his squadron ... Would like to work in financial management after graduation ... Favorite food is a "walleye shore lunch" ... Favorite class is German ... Greatest moment in sports was "jumping on the pile after winning the AHA championship last season" ... Wears No. 13 because it has always been "my lucky number" ... Favorite NHL team is the Edmonton Oilers ... Favorite players are Keith Ballard and Ryan Smyth.
Olson's Career Stats Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP 2005-06 22 0 5 5 8-16 25 0 2006-07 22 1 7 8 6-12 27 0 2007-08 39 18 20 38 21-42 124 3 Totals 83 19 32 51 35-70 176 6