Kristin Olsen enters her senior season at USC as the Trojans' career leader with an 0.55 goals-against average, boasting athleticism and proven big-game experience in goal for the Trojans.
2008: Olsen added eight more shutouts to her career total and gathered in 63 saves in her junior season in goal... Starting 20 of 21 games appeared in, Olsen moved up to stand as USC's winningest goalkeeper with 35 career wins after a 15-4-2 mark in 2008... Was named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Nov. 11 after recording 10 saves in two shutout wins at Oregon and Oregon State... Had two penalty-kick saves in USC's shootout win over BYU in the NCAA First Round... Allowed just 12 goals for the Pac-10's third-best goal-against average of 0.62 -- 18th best in the nation.
2007: Olsen became USC's most decorated goalkeeper during her first full season in goal... Started all 25 games for the Trojans, securing a USC-record 12 solo shutouts and making 76 saves... Allowed only 13 goals all year, averaging a program-low 0.52 goals-against average... Led Pac-10 in shutouts and goals-against average and had No. 2 mark in total saves... Had a career-high eight saves in USC's NCAA Semifinal win over UCLA, helping secure honors as the NCAA College Cup Most Outstanding Defensive Player... Also became one of only eight Women of Troy to be named an All-American... Finished the season with national honors as a Honda Award Finalist, Umbro/Soccer News Net Player of the Year Finalist, NSCAA/adidas Second Team All-American and SoccerBuzz Second Team All-American... Earned regional honors as NSCAA/adidas First Team All-West Region and SoccerBuzz First Team All-West Region... Selected to All-Pac-10 Second Team... Also named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Oct. 15... Is the first USC goalkeeper to earn national or regional accolades.
2006: Olsen appeared in three games as a freshman -- twice in goal and once on the field... Had two saves in 16 minutes in goal against Drake on Sept. 8... Set a career high with five saves in 67 minutes in goal against Arizona on Oct. 22... Played in the field for five minutes against Washington on Oct. 29... Was the goalie of record in the Arizona scoreless tie for a 0-0-1 record on the year.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Olsen competed with the under-23 U.S. national team in competition in Ireland and England in 2009... Competed with the under-20 U.S. national team in 2008 training in Chile... Also invited to U-20 camps in 2007.
HIGH SCHOOL: Olsen was a three-sport athlete at Villa Park High, playing soccer, volleyball and track and field, named her school's Female Athlete of the Year as a senior... In soccer, was a goalie and a forward, named Offensive MVP and First Team All-League as a junior... In volleyball, was named Offensive MVP as a senior and First Team All-League as a junior and senior... In track, named MVP all four years, competing in the long jump and triple jump... CIF qualifier as a freshman and sophomore... A scholar athlete as a junior and senior... Played club for the SoCal Blues, finishing as state champs as an under-15 and reached the state final as an under-16 and under-18.
PERSONAL: Olsen is majoring in psychology... Parents are Susan and Rob... Has three brothers, Brian, Michael and Stephen... Brian is a 2003 graduate of USC... Favorite movies are `Finding Nemo' and `Elf'... Has always wanted to snowboard and skydive... Birthdate is Aug. 24, 1988.
GP-GS GA Avg. Saves Pct. W-L-T Minutes SO
2006 (Fr.) 2-0 0 0.00 7 1.000 0-0-1 86:32 0
2007 (So.) 25-25 13 0.52 76 .854 20-3-2 2252:53 12
2008 (Jr.) 21-20 12 0.62 63 .840 15-4-2 1731:04 8
Career 48-45 25 0.55 146 .854 35-7-5 4070:29 20