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Caroline

Olsen

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Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Healdsburg, Calif.
High School: Cardinal Newman

Bio

2017-18: Member of the 3V8 … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points by winning its race in 7:06.3 to outrace North Carolina by over 10 seconds … Helped Duke win its second-consecutive Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … At the first day of the Clemson Invitational, the squad took third in 6:44.16, trailing only No. 9 Virginia and No. 15 Washington State … Kicked off the second and final day of competition with a fourth-place finish in 6:51.03 … Competed in the A Final and finished seventh (6:47.84) … Helped guide the team to a seventh-place finish at the highly competitive Clemson Invitational as the unranked Blue Devils bested then No. 18 Syracuse and No. 20 Oklahoma in the team standings … In Columbus, notched two second-place finishes in 7:14.87 and 7:02.15, respectively … For the first time in program history, all five boats qualified for the Grand Final at the ACC Championship where Duke finished third as a team with 72 points … In the first heat of prelims, secured second in 6:49.3, trailing only top-seeded Virginia … Qualified for the Grand Final and earned a spot on the podium with a third-place finish in 6:43.00 … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: A four-year lacrosse player for Cardinal Newman High School as a defender … elected captain her senior year … North Bay League (NBL) All-League Lacrosse First Team (junior and senior), NBL All-League Lacrosse Honorable Mention (sophomore), NBL Champions (2015, 2016 and 2017), California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Scholar-Athlete (2013-17), CIF Distinguished Scholastic Team (2016, 2017) and was undefeated in the NBL in 2015-17 … letter three years in water polo and was named a team captain and a CIF Scholar-Athlete … named the Associated Student Body President, Cardinal Newman Oxford Scholar, AP Scholar and the Henry Trione Four Year Leadership Award recipient … founder of the Ukulele Program for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County … a student presenter at the National Youth Leadership Conference and a TEDxCardinalNewman speaker.

Personal: Born March 18, 1999 … daughter of Deborah and Erik Olsen … has one brother, Christian … father was a member of the UC Davis Nordic ski team (1984-87).

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