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UND M Track&Field Outdoor BIO
Tyler Olson
Player Profile:
Tyler Olson 1768938
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buffalo, Minn.
High School: Buffalo Senior High School
Major: Criminal Justice
  • Olson Performance History

2015-16
Indoor (Junior):
Placed eighth at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship in the 400 meters with a time of 49.76 seconds … At the SDSU Indoor Invitational, earned third-place in the 400 meters run with a time of 49.57 seconds.

Outdoor (Junior): Named to the Big Sky Spring All-Academic team … Qualified for the Big Sky Championship in both the 400 meters and 4x400 relay … Earned third letter.

2014-15
Indoor (Sophomore): 
Broke the school record in the 400 meters during the preliminaries of the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship … Clocked a time of 48.07 seconds … Went on to place fifth in the finals of the event with a time of 48.28 seconds … Ran a time of 49.80 in the 400 at the Bison Classic to notch a third-place finish.

Outdoor (Sophomore): Won the 400 meters at the Drake Alternative Meet with a time of 48.92 … Placed second in the 200 meters at the Marauder Open with a time of 21.99 … Finished in sixth in the 400 at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a time of 49.18 … Earned a third-place finish in the seeded 400-meters at the Thundering Herd Classic behind a time of 49.70 … Earned second letter.

2013-14
Indoor (Freshman):
 Named to the 2014 Big Sky Conference All-Academic Winter Team … Finished first in the 400-meters with a time of 49.18 at the Dakota Duals.

Outdoor (Freshman): ... Runner-up in the 200-meter dash at the NDSU Tune-Up with a time of 22.12 seconds … Won his section in the 400-meters at the Beach Invitational with a time of 49.09 … Won his section in the 400-meters at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 48.81 … Won the 200-meters at the Lyle Hokanson Open with a time of 22.16 … Earned first letter.

Before UND
A 2013 graduate of Buffalo High School ... Lettered four times in track and field as a prep ... A three-time all-state and all-conference performer in the 100-meters, 200-meters and 400-meters ... Also earned all-conference honors in the 4x100 and 4x200 in 2010.

Personal
Majoring in criminal justice ... Son of David and Bethany Olson.

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