Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#2 - Ben Olson
2002-03 Men's Soccer
POS.
A
HT.
5'9"
WT.
160
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Oregon, Wis.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Oregon
Ben Olson

2001: Started all 17 matches for Valpo as a junior ... was second on the team with eight points ... score a goal and added an assist in Valpo's upset of Bradley ... also scored at Oregon State and against DePaul ... had an assist against Michigan State ... was second on the team with 37 shots ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Bradley Invitational.

2000: Appeared in all 15 matches for the Crusaders, making 15 starts ... led the Crusaders in scoring with 15 points ... led the team with five goals and was second with three assists ... tallied two markers against both Oral Roberts and IUPUI ... had a three-match goal scoring streak.

1999: Played in 12 matches, starting four for the Crusaders ... scored two points on the season, dishing out two assists ... recorded five shots.

Prep: Two-time First Team All-Conference selection at Oregon High School ... First Team All-State selection as a senior ... 1998 Area Player of the Year ... named co-captain and team Most Valuable Player as a senior.

Personal: Ben is the son of Rich and Rita Olson ... major is journalism ... born November 7, 1980.

W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler