Wurzberger on Olsen:
2000 (Sophomore): Played all but 16 minutes of the season in goal helped Huskies to five wins over top-ranked teams including three over teams in the top five posted seven shutouts and a 1.17 goals against average shutouts came against SDSU, Akron, twice versus Oregon State, California, Gonzaga and in four-overtime game against UAB in NCAA first round one shutout, a 1-0 match against Oregon State, gave UW the first-ever Pac-10 Conference victory named to Pac-10 All-Academic First Team.
1999 (Freshman): Shared goalkeeping duties with senior James Dickinson, each starting 11 games ... was first freshman to start in goal for UW since Bill May in 1994 ... 0.89 goals against average was second-lowest by a Husky freshman netminder to lead the team in minutes ... second only to Craig Christopherson's 0.87 GAA in 1983 ... ranked among MPSF league leaders in GAA ... tallied four shutouts, including a 4-0 blanking of Sacramento State on Oct. 31.
Club/High SchoolPlayed on the Under-18 Washington West State ODP team...served as team captain on his club team, the Eastside F.C. Red 80 Strikers, at the Premier 1 level since 1993...helped his club team win the Washington State Championship in 1993 and 1994, and finish runners-up in 1997...earned MVP honors in 1994...played only his freshman season for Issaquah High School, missing his final three with various injuries...earned all-King County honorable mention and was team MVP as a freshman.
PERSONALChad Christopher Olsen was born Oct. 28, 1980, in Richland, Wash...parents are Ron and Janet Olsen...has one younger brother, Eric...was involved in Deca, a business program for students, in high school...is interested in studying business or law.
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