Ryan Olsen
Ryan  Olsen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Elgin, Ill.

High School:
Burlington Central

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
FR/FR

Head Coach Bert Rogers on Olsen:
"Ryan had a great senior year and ended up as one of the fastest 400 runners in Illinois. Ryan is a very hard worker who is also going to be an Army ROTC cadet. I expect Ryan to round out our excellent class of 400 runners and help bolster the team in that area for his career at MU."

High School: Olsen earned letters in track and field as a junior and senior at Burlington Central High School ... Served as team captain as a senior and earned MVP honors as well in 2013 ... Finished as state runner-up as a senior in the 400-meter dash at the Illinois state championships and held a personal-best time of 48.71 seconds ... Part of a 4x400-meter relay team with the Rockets that earned state runner-up honors in 2012.

Personal: Norland was born in Hoffman Estates, Ill., to Ingrid and Robert Olsen ... Has one older brother, Alexander ... Plans to major in electrical engineering.

ONLINE AUCTIONS

bid today online auctions