AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13
CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team ... PCSC All-Academic ... One of six recipients of the Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete Award for having the highest grade-point averages among graduating seniors ... Team's Academic All-Star.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12
Won the 100 fly (49.73) at the 2012 PCSC Championships, and also swam the butterfly leg of UCSD's first-place 400 medley relay (3:18.93) ... Placed fifth in the 200 fly in 1:52.27 ... At the 2012 NCAA Championships, again swam the butterfly leg of the 400 medley relay as the Tritons placed fifth in a school-record 3:14.67 ... Was seventh in the 100 fly (48.59) and 11th in the 200 fly (1:50.24).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11
At the PCSC Championships, took second place in the 100 fly (50.17) ... Placed sixth in the 200 fly (1:58.37) ... A member of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that won league titles ... Named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Gold Level (GPAs 3.500 and above).
Competed at UCD for the 2009-10 season ... Put together some strong performances for the Aggies at the USA Grand Prix meet, including a 49.83 mark in the 100 fly and a 1:52.04 time in the 200 fly ... Best marks were 49.82 in the 100 fly, 52.74 in the 100 back, 1:56.21 in the 200 IM and 21.81 in the 50 free ... Aggies won a Big West Conference title in 2010 ... Outside of the pool, participated in the student-athlete academic services program.
Attended UCLA during the 2008-09 school year.
Competed for the San Jose Valley Splash (2007-08) and was the 100 fly champion at the Far Western Championships and the Western Zone Championships in 2008.
A 2008 graduate of Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose ... Earned varsity letters in swimming and water polo and served as team captain of the swim team as a senior ... A two-time All-American performer ... Led the swim team to three straight West Catholic Athletic League championships and two Central Coast Section (CCS) titles ... Best marks were 51.07 in the 100 fly, 55.58 in the 100 back and 1:58.95 in the 200 IM ... Water polo team was the 2006 CCS champion ... Named a National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar in 2008.
Born Aug. 14, 1990 in San Jose ... Parents are Radley Olson and Yu-Sze Yen ... Father is an Ohio alum while mother graduated from Cal ... A human biology major at Revelle College ... Planning on attending medical school ... Roots for the Philadelphia 76ers ... Favorite athlete is Olympic swimmer Nathan Adrian ... Favorite movie is Malibu's Most Wanted ... Hobbies include basketball, eating and music ... Loves bacon ... Counts going to Junior Nationals for the first time as one of his most memorable moments in swimming.
2012 NCAA Division II Championships
100 Fly - 48.59 - 7th Place
400 Medley Relay - 3:14.67 - 5th Place
200 Fly - 1:50.24 - 11th Place
100 Free - 46.42 (Prelims)
2011 NCAA Division II Championships
200 Medley Relay Split - 21.83 (B Final) - 1st Place (9th overall)
200 Medley Relay Split - 22.58 (Prelims) - 10th Place
100 Fly - 49.09 (B Final) - T-4th Place (T-12th overall)
100 Fly - 49.32 (Prelims) - 14th Place
400 Medley Relay Split - 48.40 (Finals) - 3rd Place
400 Medley Relay Split - 48.74 (Prelims) - 3rd Place
200 Fly - 1:51.42 (Prelims) - 17th Place