Brett Olson

Brett  Olson


Baudette, Minn.

High School:
Lake of the Woods

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



Last Team:
Fargo-Moorhead Jets (NAHL)

2005-06 (Freshman)
Did not play in the first nine games, but played in the last 21 straight games ... Four points, all assists, in 22 games ... Played right wing on the third or fourth line ... All four assists came in conference play ... First career point was an assist vs. Niagara, Jan. 13 ... Had an assist vs. Bemidji State, Jan. 20 ... Career-best two assists vs. BSU, Jan. 21 ... Career-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.
Member of Cadet Squadron 35 ... Parents are Steve and Jan Olson ... Has three siblings, Jill (28), Derek (26) and Jason (24) ... 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 management ... Also recruited by Minnesota State-Mankato, Bemidji State and Minnesota-Duluth ... Hobbies are hunting, fishing and playing golf ... This past summer, completed Global Engagement and worked Basic Cadet Training ... Completed Operation Air Force at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and flew in an F-16 ... Is the standardization/evaluation clerk in his squadron ... Favorite food is a "walleye shore lunch right on the island" ... Favorite class is math ... Person in history he would like to meet is Alexander the Great ... Credits his parents for having the greatest influence on his sports career because "my mom taught me to skate and my dad coached me up. Thank you both!" ... Came to the Academy "to play Division I hockey, get a first-class education and play on a team with players and coaches that are second to none" ... Favorite NHL team is the Edmonton Oilers ... Favorite player is Oiler left winger Ryan Smyth.

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