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#10 - Sammy Olson
2009-10 Women's Soccer
POS.
D
HT.
5'7"
YR.
Jr./So.
HOMETOWN
Buffalo Grove, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Buffalo Grove
Sammy Olson

2010: Started all 18 matches for the Crusaders ... finished the season with eight total shot attempts, including a pair on goal ... had a career-high two shots against Loyola (Chicago) on Oct. 1 ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2009: Started all 21 matches for the Brown and Gold on defense ... fired lone shot on goal against Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tournament Championship match (Nov. 8) ... added a shot attempt against IPFW on Oct. 25 ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2008: Appeared in 18 contests for the Crusaders, starting the first 14 matches of the season on the backline ...  played every minute of the first nine matches of the year ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2007: Saw action in two matches as a freshman ... drew an assist in collegiate debut against Murray State (Aug. 31) ... missed the majority of the season with a knee injury ... granted a redshirt season.

Prep:  A three-year letterwinner with the Bison ... a three-time All-Midwest Suburban League selection ... earned All-Area honors as a junior and senior ... an All-Sectional selection during freshman, junior, and senior seasons ... voted team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... played club soccer with Eclipse in 2005 instead of high school soccer ... led Chicago Wind to the final four in the state in 2004 and 2005.

Personal: Sammy is the daughter of David and Aurora Olson ... majors are nursing and Spanish ... born Oct. 9, 1988.