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  John Olsen
John Olsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Curtis

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance

Experience:
3-I / 3-O


Olsen's Career-Best Marks:
Mile (I) - 4:16.26
3,000m (I) - 8:25.61
5,000m (I) - 15:19.0
5,000m (O) - 14:49.07
3,000m st. (O) - 9:05.75

Career Honors:
• Second-Team All-Patriot League (Outdoor: 3,000m steeplechase - 2006)
• Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2006)

2006-07:
Competed in the mile, 3,000-meter, 5,000-meter and 3,000-meter steeplechase events ... recorded two first-place performances in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and one in the 3,000-meter run ... his victory in the 3,000-meter run came against Army in the Star Meet with a time of 8:25.61 ... that effort surpassed the IC4A Championship qualifying standard ... also qualified for the IC4A Championship in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a second-place time of 9:05.75 at the Penn Relays ... lettered with the cross country team in the fall ... ran in seven races, recording four top-15 efforts ... earned Second-Team All-Patriot League honors with his 11th-place finish at the league championship ... lettered with the cross country team in the fall ... raced in seven meets, including four top-15 performances ... earned Second-Team All-Patriot League honors by virtue of his 11th-place finish at the league championship.

2005-06:
Finished second at the Patriot League Championship with a 9:18.96 showing in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... recorded a 9:26.80 clocking at Army in the Star Meet ... posted season-best 3,000-meter time of 8:35.18 at Princeton ... won the event with a time of 8:39.46 two weeks later in Navy's Three-Team Meet ...raced to a time of 4:17.90 at the Penn State National Open ... competed in three races with the cross country team ... landed among the top-15 twice and ran at the Patriot League Championship.

2004-05:
Landed third at the indoor 3,000 meters against James Madison with a time of 8:41.20 ... season-best indoor 3,000 meters mark came against Army, a 8:38.50 showing ... ran the indoor mile in 4:27.31 versus Princeton ... completed the outdoor 5,000 meters in a time of 14:49.07 against American, Maine and Maryland ... competed at the Patriot League Championship in the indoor 3,000 meters and outdoor 5,000 meters ... participated in seven races with the cross country team, finishing among the top-20 four times.

High School:
Attended Curtis High School ... was a letterwinner in cross country ... won the Staten Island Cross Country Championship in 2004.

Personal:
Son of John and Mary Olsen ... born Jan. 17, 1986, in Staten Island, N.Y. ... majoring in history.

12/06/14 Navy Invitational 11:00 AM
01/05/15 at Princeton 11:00 AM
01/09/15 Mount St Marys, American, Lehigh, UMES 4:00 PM
01/10/15 Mount St Marys, American, Lehigh, UMES 11:00 AM
01/17/15 Delaware State 11:00 AM