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#4 Alex Olsen
Position: Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa
High School: Abraham Lincoln
2012-13: Freshman at Creighton
• Had three points and a rebound in eight minutes of exhibition win vs. Mary (Nov. 2).
• Grabbed one rebound in first career regular-season action vs. North Texas (Nov. 9).
• Also snared a rebound in final minute vs. UAB (Nov. 14).
• Scored four points on 2-for-2 shooting vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 18).
• Also went 2-for-2 vs. Longwood and scored six points (Nov. 20).
• Swiped two steals in less than a minute vs. Tulsa (Dec. 19).
• Produced two points and two rebounds in road win at Southern Illinois (Jan. 27).
• Had a basket in four minutes of play in MVC Tournament semifinal win vs. Indiana State (March 9).
• Played one minute and grabbed an offensive rebound in NCAA Tournament game vs. No. 6 Duke (March 24).
• Wore No. 40.

2011-12: Redshirted at Creighton
• Practiced but did not play for Creighton’s 2011-12 MVC Tournament championship team that finished 29-6, as part of a redshirt season.

Abraham Lincoln High School
• Averaged 20.2 points and 11.2 rebounds per game as a senior while earning Second Team All-State and team MVP honors.
• Shot 52.4 percent from the floor and 70.9 percent at the line while also blocking 70 shots and picking up 52 steals.
• Also named First Team All-Substate, First Team All-Western Iowa and First Team All-Missouri River Athletics Conference.
• Set single-game school records with 47 points and 26 rebounds.
• As a junior, averaged 7.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest, with a single-game high of 21 points.
• Started all 22 games as both a junior and a senior for the Lynx.
• Earned 10 varsity letters in high school, including four in track, three in basketball and three in football.
• Twice named First Team All-Conference in football.
• Led football team to first undefeated regular-season as a senior and named offensive MVP.
• Played for Jay Sealer in hoops and Justin Kammrad in football.

More About Alex
Full Name: Alex Kramer Olsen
Birthday: April 28, 1993
Birthplace: Hastings, Neb.
Parents: Walt and Mary Kay Olsen
Siblings: Emily (21)
Major: Business/Pre-Law
Career Ambition: Sports/entertainment agent
Favorite TV Show: Entourage
Hobby: Music
Favorite Sports Team: Buffalo Bills
Favorite Vacation Spot: California
Thoughts on Joining BIG EAST: Excited

Awards and Honors
2011-12
MVC Academic Honor Roll

Career Highs
Points
6 vs. Longwood    11/20/12
Field Goals
2 (2x), last vs. Longwood    11/20/12
Field Goal Attempts
2 (2x), last vs. Longwood    11/20/12
3-Point Field Goals
None
3-Point Field Goals Attempted
1 at Southern Illinois    1/27/13
Free Throws
2 (2x), last at Southern Illinois    1/27/13
Free Throws Attempted
5 vs. Longwood    11/20/12
Rebounds
2 at Southern Illinois    1/27/13
Assists
None
Blocks
None
Steals
2 vs. Tulsa    12/19/12
Minutes
6 vs. Longwood    11/20/12
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