Kelly Olson

HometownLakewood, Colo.
Prev. SchoolGreen Mountain HS


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Season    G    K   K/G    E   TA    Pct    A   A/G   SA   SE  SA/G  RE  DIG   D/G  BS  BA Total   B/G  BE BHE
2004     104  162  1.56   76  479   .180   36  0.35   26   44  0.25  44  318  3.06   6  44    50  0.48   5   1
2003      41  123  3.00   73  346   .145    6  0.15   12   19  0.29  23   91  2.22   2  28    30  0.73   6   0
2001      90  130  1.44   97  491   .067    9  0.10   16   34  0.18  42  145  1.61   4  34    38  0.42  10   1
2000      90  130   1.44   97  491   .067    9   0.10   16   34   0.18  42  145   1.61   4  34    38   0.42  10   1


2003: The injury bug again hit Olson in 2003 as she suffered a season-ending knee injury just 11 games into the season ... Was off to a solid start before the injury, averaging 3.00 kills per game ... Recorded 15 kills and 12 digs versus Madonna on Aug 30 ... Had another 15 kill performance against UIW on Sept 6.

2002: Sat out the 2002 season while recovering from a blood disorder.

2001: Finished fourth on the team in kills with 121 while playing in 86 games...More than doubled her services aces from a year ago recording a career high 15... Had a season high 11 kills on Oct. 5 against Chadron State... Had her best game of the year in her home town, Lakewood, against Colorado Christian when she had 10 kills, 15 digs, and four blocks on Oct. 7... Had a career-high four service aces on Sept. 8 against Colorado College.

2000: Played in 65 games as a freshman... Ranked fourth on the team in kills with 127... Added 107 digs and seven service aces... Had her best two games of the season in a span of five days when she recorded 12 kills in a win over Fort Lewis on Oct. 27, and then had 10 kills vs. Colorado College on Nov. 1.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before CU-Colorado Springs: An All-Conference selection in 1999 while playing at Green Mountain High School...Led her club team to a third-place finish in the 1998 state tournament.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Business Accounting... Has one sister, Annie... Parents are Greg and Mary Olson... Born February 15, 1982.

Stories featuring Kelly Olson

November 13, 2004Season comes to an end in KearneyPerhaps if the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hadn’t played the Nebraska Kearney Lopers so tightly in their first meeting of the season, the Lopers may have looked past CU-Colorado Springs.After the Mountain Lions gave No. 1 Nebraska Kearney all they could handle on Oct. 16, the Lopers knew they would have to bring their A-game when the two teams met again in the opening round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament Friday night in Kearney, Neb. And that’s exactly what the Lopers did.As they have done all season Nebraska-Kearney (34-0) proved it was the best team in the country dismantling the Mountain Lions 3-0 (30-13, 30-20, 30-21). Kearney outhit CU-Colorado Springs .361 to .077.
November 6, 2004Mountain Lions playoff boundThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Colorado College Tigers 3-0 (30-22, 30-28, 30-25) in a match that ended at 7:20 p.m. Saturday night. But the Mountain Lions’ bigger victory came two hours later in the mountain town of Gunnison.
November 5, 2004Mountain Lions WaitingIt's out of their hands now.
November 3, 2004Mountain Lions stay alive, beat CSU-PThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs beat its biggest rival Tuesday evening in Pueblo. The Mountain Lions won a hard-fought match over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 3-1 (24-30, 30-24, 30-28, 32-30).
October 30, 2004Mesa beats up on CU-Colorado Springs 3-0The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs lost a crucial Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference match to the Mesa State Mavericks Saturday evening in the Lions' Den. The Mavericks swept CU-Colorado Springs 3-0 (30-28, 30-24, 30-22).
October 29, 2004CU-Colorado Springs knocks off WesternThe University of Colorado at Colorado Spring kept its playoffs hopes alive with an impressive home win over the Western State Mountaineers Friday night at the Lions' Den.
October 9, 2004Mountain Lions bounce back, beat CCUThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team got back on track Oct. 8 in Lakewood, Colo. One night after having their four-game win streak snapped, the Mountain Lions defeated the Colorado Christian Cougars 3-1 (31-29, 30-21, 34-32, 30-25).
October 7, 2004Metro State tops Mountain LionsDENVER - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had hopes of ending 10 years of Metro State domination Thursday night. After the Roadrunners' 3-0 (30-24, 30-23, 30-23) win at the Auraria Events Center, the Mountain Lions must reserve that hope until year 11.
September 25, 2004Mountain Lions upset Adams StateWhat a big win. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs upset the Adams State Grizzles 3-1 (30-18, 28-30, 30-25, 30-25) Friday night in the Lions' Den.
September 10, 2004Mountain Lions drop conference opener to Western StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team opened its conference season with a heartbreaking five-game loss at Western State Friday. CU-Colorado Springs (5-3, 0-1 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) lost to the Mountaineers 3-2 (30-27 18-30, 30-28, 30-22, 17-15) before raucus crowd of 358 at Paul Wright Gym in Gunnison, Colo.
September 3, 2004Volleyball wins second straight in Gunnison tournamentGUNNISON, Colo. - Valdosta State came all the way from Georgia to compete in the Comfort Inn Invitational, and the trip home will likely be a little longer after the Lady Blazers were beaten by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 3-0 (30-23, 32-30, 30-27) Friday afternoon.
September 3, 2004Mountain Lions equal last year's win markGUNNISON, Colo. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team equaled its win total for all of 2003 when the Mountain Lions defeated St. Joseph's 3-2 (29-31, 30-23, 31-29, 30-32, 15-9) at the Comfort Inn Invitational Friday night.
August 28, 2004Mountain Lions off to Great StartThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is off to its best start in three years as the Mountain Lions won three out of four matches in a season-opening tournament in Stephenville, Tex.CU-Colorado Springs lost the opening game Friday against Angelo State 3-1 before putting together three straight dominating wins. The Mountain Lions swept Southeastern Oklahoma State on Friday and also needed just three games to beat both Dallas Baptist and Tarleton State on Saturday
August 20, 20042004 Season PreviewFirst year head coach Jessica Wood will look to a pair of wily veterans to provide leadership on what is otherwise a young University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team.
September 20, 2003Youngsters shouldering load for Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs bench is a very lonely place. Having already lost two 6-footers, Desiree Myhre and Kelly Olson, the Mountain Lions now have more coaches and trainers (three) occupying courtside seats that players (two).The Fort Lewis Skyhawks and the Adams State Grizzlies took advantage of CU-Colorado Springs' misfortune this past weekend, with Adams State defeating the Mountain Lions 3-1 on Friday, and Fort Lewis taking an 3-2 heartbreaker Saturday.
September 17, 2003VolleyballThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team suffered its toughest loss of the season Wednesday night against the Colorado College Tigers. Colorado College beat the Mountain Lions in three-games (30-24, 30-26, 40-38).
September 13, 2003CU-Colorado Springs knocks off CSU-PuebloThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (3-7, 1-1 RMAC) volleyball team proved that the third time really is a charm by beating Colorado-State Pueblo (2-8, 0-1) Friday in Pueblo.
September 6, 2003Mountain Lions Learn to Play New PositonsFor a second straight weekend, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team won one and lost three games at tournament. At the Quality Inn Thunderwolf Classic in Pueblo, CU-Colorado Springs defeated Abilene Christian and lost to Texas A&M Commerce, Incarnate Word, and Central Oklahoma.
August 30, 2003Women's Volleyball opens season in DurangoThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (1-3) won one and lost three matches this past weekend at the Fort Lewis tournament in Durango.CU-Colorado Springs lost to Fort Lewis (22-30, 29-31, 27-30) and Biola (17-30, 16-30, 24-30) on Friday and to Madonna (13-30, 32-30, 23-30, 22-30) on Saturday before beating Michigan-Dearborn (30-20, 30-22, 30-21) later that day.
August 18, 2003Volleyball hoping hard work pays offThis summer, while most of us were still nestled soundly asleep in our beds, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team was hard at work.
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