ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
18 - Shelbi Olson
Shelbi Olson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lenexa, Kan.
High School: Olathe East
Position: Outfield
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
Bats/Throws: L/R
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Senior • 2014
Named an All-Ivy League Honorable Mention as an outfielder … Went 3 for 4 and stole 2 bases in a 9-4 loss against Arkansas February 23 … Scored the game winning run in the 12th inning and went 3 for 6 in a 1-0 win at #23 LSU February 28 … Went a perfect 3 for 3 with a run scored and drove in a run in a 6-5 loss against Long Beach State March 15 … Went 2 for 3 and scored 2 runs in a 8-2 win against CSU Bakersfield March 22 … Drove in 3 and went 2 for 4 in a 5-1 win at Rhode Island April 10 … Went 3 for 4 with a triple and 3 RBI in game one of a doubleheader at Yale April 20.

Junior • 2013
A unanimous first team All-Ivy League selection … Ended the season on a 15-game hitting streak, including eight multi-hit games … Went 2 for 3 in 5-1 loss to Jacksonville March 1 … Went 2 for 4 with an RBI in a 3-1 loss to Eastern Michigan March 2 … Batted 1 for 3 with a run in 9-2 loss to San Jose St. March 15 … Finished 1 for 3 with a run in a 7-2 win over Miami (Ohio) March 16 … Went 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI in a 8-7 loss to Loyola Marymount March 20 … Posted a 2-for-5 showing with an RBI in a 5-4 loss to Syracuse March 24 … Went 1 for 3 with one run and one RBI in a 11-1 win over Rhode Island March 26 … Batted 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI in a 6-3 loss to Penn March 29 … Went 2 for 5 in a loss to Providence April 2 … Finished 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI in a 4-1 loss to Princeton April 5 … Went 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI in a 10-7 loss and 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI in a 11-2 victory in a split doubleheader against Cornell April 6 … Hit 2 of 4 with two runs in a 7-4 win over Yale April 13 … Hit 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI in a 12-3 win over Yale April 14 … Had a pair of hits and drove in two runs in Game 2 of Quinnipiac doubleheader … Collected seven hits and drove in two runs in the series against Brown April 20-21 … Was 2 for 4 with a run scored in Game 1 against Dartmouth April 28.

Sophomore 2012
Named to the All-Ivy League second team as an outfielder ... Went 1 for 3 with an RBI in season opener against Toledo and tallied another hit and RBI against Loyola Marymount March 2 … Went 2 for 3 against Utah State March 12 and against Long beach State March 16 … Collected two hits and drove in a run in Game 1 against Lehigh March 24 … Went 2 for 4 with a run scored in Game 1 against Cornell March 30 and went 2 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored in Game 2 … Was 3 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored in 8-0 win over Princeton March 31 … Drove in a pair of runs in Game 2 win over Columbia April 6 … Plated three runs and went 2 for 4 from the plate in Game 2 against Yale April 14 … Went 2 for 2 with two runs scored and an RBI in Game 1 against Yale April 15 … Was 2 for 3 with a run scored in series finale against Brown April 21 … Went 2 for 4 with a pair of runs scored in Game 2 victory over Penn in the Ivy League Championship Series ... Collected a hit in victory over Maryland in the NCAA Seattle Regional

Freshman • 2011
Tallied a single and a run in 7-2 win over Michigan State March 5 ... Was 1 for 1 with an RBI against UC Riverside March 11 ... Went 2 for 4 with a run scored against Wisconsin March 17 ... Drove in a run in Game 1 and went 2 for 4 with a run scored in Game 2 against Quinnipiac March 26 ... Launched first career home run and picked up two RBI in Game 2 against Cornell April 9 ... Finished 3 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored in Game 2 against Holy Cross April 12 … Went 1 for 2 with a runs scored and a steal in Game 1 against Brown April 16 … Went 2 for 3 with a double, a home run and two RBI in Game 1 against Yale April 26 … Was 4 for 4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in Game 1 against Dartmouth May 1 and picked up two more RBI in Game 2 … Went 1 for 3 with two runs and a double in Game 1 of Ivy Championship Series against Cornell May 7.

Before Harvard
Four-year member of the Olathe East softball team … Four-time NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete … Helped team to one league championship, one state championship and three Kansas 6A regional championships … Four-time academic letter recipient and named a Kansas Honor Scholar as a senior … 2010 Wendy’s High School Heisman school winner and Kansas City Scholar Athlete nominee … Member of the National Honor Society … Enjoys skiing, camping, scrapbooking and volunteer work.