Dagny Olson
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Dagny Olson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Centennial

Height:
5-7

Position:
M/F

Birthdate:
09/18/1994

Experience:
1L

Club Team:
Eclipse Select

12/20/2013

Season Recap: Historic ISU Soccer Season Culminates With NCAA Advancement

ISU tied a program-record with 14 wins, and also became the first MVC team to advance into the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

11/21/2013

NCAA Tournament Run Continues at Third-Seeded Michigan, Friday

The Redbirds and 11th-ranked Wolverines will square off at 7 p.m., EST/6 p.m., CST in Ann Arbor

11/20/2013

Aryn Newsom Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week

The weekly honor is the second this season for ISU's goalkeeper.

11/16/2013

Redbirds Advance to Second Round of NCAA Tournament for First Time

ISU moved past Louisville on PKs, 4-3, with Dagny Olson scoring the game-winner

11/15/2013

Redbirds Open NCAA Tournament at Louisville, Saturday

ISU enters the 12 p.m., match on a program-record nine-game winning streak.

12/19/2013

2013 in Review

The Redbird soccer team put together its best season in program-history in 2013.

11/22/2013

Illinois State at (3) Michigan

Illinois State's historic season ended with a 3-0 loss at third-seeded and 11th-ranked Michigan, Friday in Ann Arbor.

11/16/2013

Illinois State at Louisville

ISU became the first MVC team to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, moving past UofL in PKs.

11/10/2013

No. 1 Illinois State vs. No. 2 Indiana State

The Redbirds clinched their third-straight MVC Tournament title with a 5-0 win against Indiana State.

11/08/2013

MVC Soccer Awards Banquet

Three ISU soccer players earned individual awards, while nine were named All-Valley, at the annual MVC Awards Banquet.

Career Achievements: All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team selection (2013)...MVC All-Freshman Team choice (2013)...MVC All-Tournament Team (2013).

Freshman (2013): Notable...All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team...MVC All-Freshman Team...MVC All-Tournament team...MVC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 13)...Season...started all 22 games in the midfield...registered 16 points on six goals and four assists...tied for third on the team and fifth in the MVC with the six goals...tallied all 16 points over the final 15 games of the season...scored her first-career goal in the win over No. 22 Marquette (Sept. 15)...netted two goals in the victory over Saint Louis (Sept. 17)...tallied a goal against IPFW (Sept. 27)...assisted on the game-winning goal at Indiana State (Oct. 4)...scored Redbirds' only goal in a 1-0 win over Loyola (Oct. 13), also firing a career-high six shots...found the back of the net in the victory over Drake (Oct. 27)...buried the final penalty kick to move ISU past Louisville in the NCAA Tournament first round match (Nov. 16).

Centennial/Eclipse Select: Rated as a three-star prospect by TopDrawerSoccer.com...played three years for head coach Hsiung Marler at Centennial...named all-state, Champaign News Gazette All-Area Player of the Year, all-area, all-conference and NSCAA Midwest All-Regional Player as a senior in 2013, tallying 31 goals and 16 assists...won regional championship...led squad to Elite 8 appearance and regional championship in 2011...all-state and all-area performer in 2010 after scoring 30 goals and tallying 17 assists...named Champaign News Gazette All-Area Player of the Year, the first freshman to earn the honor...ODP state player from 2009-2011 and regional player from 2010-11...spent time with the Little Illini club team, coached by Josh Alford, that won President's Cup nationals in 2009...finished 10th at nationals in 2012 with Illinois Eclipse club team.

Personal: Born Sept. 18, 1994...daughter of Lance and Gretchen Olson...oldest of four siblings: Willa, Gressa and Leif...her mother was on the gymnastics team at Alabama, while her uncle, Seth Stockley, played soccer at Loyola Chicago...honor roll and two-year NHS member...American Legion Award recipient...plans to major in marketing and minor in graphic design.

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