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Richard Olson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baulkham Hills, Australia

High School:
Crestwood HS

Last College:
Clarendon JC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
03/13/1989

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

05/29/2011

2011 MWC Baseball Championship

Photos from the Lobos championship run.

JUNIOR (2010): Went 4-3 with a 4.19 ERA to go along with 48 strikeouts in seven starts and 12 relief appearances ... held No. 1 ranked Texas scoreless in 1.1 innings of relief work to begin the season ... held the perennially tough USC Trojans scoreless in 4.1 innings of work, striking out five ... picked up a big conference win over SDSU March 26, holding the Aztecs to two runs on eight hits while striking out a season-high eight batters.

CLARENDON JC (2008, 2009): Named to Western Junior College Athletic Conference All-Conference team in 2009 ... ranked fifth in the WCJAC with an ERA of 4.25 in 72.0 innings pitched ... named to the Region V All-Star team...earned an associates of science degree in Physical Education.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach John Yard ... won a state championship in 2007 with Crestwood High School ... team MVP from 2005-07 ... named to the All-Australian team in 2006 ... voted School Vice Captain and School Sports Captain as a senior ... team captured national title in 2005.

PERSONAL: Born March 13, 1989 in Sydney, Australia to Peter and Liz Olson ... has three younger brothers, Michael, Andrew and Mathew ... Michael played semi-pro in the Israel Baseball League ... enjoys listening and playing music ... favorite athlete is Grant Balfour ... favorite food is steak ... favorite television show is Family Guy ... major is Business.

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