Ben Olson

#2 Ben Olson

Pos. A
Ht. 5'9"
Wt. 160
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Oregon, Wis.
High School (Prev. School) Oregon

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.