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WSU Women's Swimming BIO
Loree Olson
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Loree Olson 1265315
Position: IM, Backstroke
Other Position: Backstroke, IM, Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rocklin, Calif.
High School: Whitney High School
Experience: 3 Letters


Senior (2015-16) – At the Pac-12 Championships earned the sixth-fastest time in WSU history in the 200 IM with a time of 2:02.53…won a race against Seattle University in the 200 back, with a time of 2:02.96…earned a season-best time in the 200 back at the Pac-12 Championships touching the wall at 1:57.87…also at the Pac-12 Championships, finished with a time of 54.82 in the 100 backstroke, a tenth of a second from her personal record and the second-best time in school history…on the 400 medley relay team that earned the season-best time of 3:40.47...received Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Second Team honors with a 3.61 GPA in sport science after earning honorable mention the previous season.

Junior (2014-15) – At the Pac-12 Championships, swam a season-best time of 1:58.90 in the 200 back, an NCAA ‘B’ qualifying time that earned her a 15th-place finish overall…in the 200 IM prelims at the Hawkeye Invitational, touched the wall in 2:02.61 to set a career best…also set a season-best in the 100 back prelims with a time of 55.04 to qualify for the ‘A’ final…went on to finish fifth…clocked a time of 4:22.00 in the 400 IM prelims, a season-best, to qualify for the ‘A’ final where she finished seventh…earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention with a 3.48 GPA in sport science…named honorable mention on the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team.

Sophomore (2013-14) – Scored in three events at California and against USC…notched 11 points at Idaho…won 200 back at Seattle…contributed 44 points at Hawkeye Invitational…set school record at meet in 200 back (1:56.35), earned second-best mark all-time at Washington State in 100 back (54.72) and placed fifth in school history with 2:03.07 in 200 IM…scored in 100 back, 200 back and 400 IM at Pac-12 Championships.

Freshman (2012-13) – Notched second place finishes in both the 100 and 200 backstroke in the opening meet of the season...third place finishes in the 200 IM and 200 backstroke at the Arizona meet...was runner-up in the 200 back against UCLA and UC Davis...championed three different events at the Northern Arizona dual - the 1000 free, 200 backstroke, and 400 IM...took first place in the “B” final of the 400 IM at the Hawkeye Invitational...won the 200 back and took second in the 1000 free at Oregon State...first in the 1000 free against the CSU Bakersfield meet, earned another first place finish in the 200 IM...took first place in the “C” final of the 400 IM at the Pac-12 Championships…time of 4:16.27 set school record…improved to third all-time at Washington State with a 4:49.72 in 500 free.


Earned four varsity letters at Whitney High School under head coach Kari Ustaszewski...first team All-Capitol Athletic League and team MVP all four years...participated in Sac-Juaquin High School Sectionals...finished third in 100 back and third in 200 IM as a junior, and third in 200 IM as a senior...swam for California Capital Aquatics under Debbie Walker...qualified for junior nationals and nationals.


Loree Olson...father Robert played football for Stanford and the San Francisco 49ers...mother, Willie, is a nurse practitioner... older sister Jill swam for UC Davis...older brother David played football for Sierra College...held 3.8 GPA in high school...won Scholastic All-American Award...interests include snowboarding, wakeboarding, and biking.

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