Women's Cross Country

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    Amber Oleson
    Amber Oleson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    High School:
    Cate School (Calif.)

    Height:
    5-8

    Birthdate:
    11/08/1984

    At USC:
    Amber Oleson enters her fourth year in the USC cross country program...Clocked a 21:43 as her personal best 5k on Oct. 10, 2004 at the UC Riverside Invitational.

    High School:
    Oleson is a 2002 graduate of Cate School in Carpinteria, Calif....A four-year letter-winner in track and soccer and a three-year letter-winner in volleyball...Named varsity captain in 2002 for both track and soccer...Honored with the 2002 Cate School Sportsmanship Award.

    Personal:
    Her uncle, Ole Oleson, was a member of the USC track and field team in 1968-72 and won the NCAA Championship in the three-mile race and the indoor 3000m title in 1969... Her father, Dell, played football for San Jose State... Names "Good Will Hunting," "Casablanca" and "Pretty Woman" as her favorite movies...The president of the USC Political Science Undergrad Association...A double major in broadcast journalism and political science who would like to become a broadcast journalist for a network news magazine show after graduation.