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Tanner Olson

Tanner Olson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ferndale, Wash.

High School:
Ferndale

Last College:
Skagit Valley College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 233

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

04/18/2014

Baseball Sweeps No. 9 Louisville in Thursday Doubleheader

Skoglund's game one gem set up walk-off thriller in game two.

04/16/2014

First Place in The American on the Line when Baseball Takes on No. 9 Louisville

The Knights will play a doubleheader Thursday and then a single game on either Friday or Saturday.

04/12/2014

Baseball Wins Wild One at Memphis, 9-8

The Knights smacked 14 hits on the afternoon.

04/11/2014

Knights Suffer Walk-Off Defeat at Memphis

The two teams combined for just six hits.

04/10/2014

Baseball Caps Road Swing in Memphis

Game times are 7:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.

2014
-Appeared in 11 games with 3 starts in junior season and first at UCF
-In first-career start, pitched 4.2 innings and notched first-career strikeout against Michigan (3/5)
-Pitched three strike-outs in 3.1 innings vs. Florida State (3/11)
-Went big in third-career start vs. Miami (3/18), throwing four strikeouts in eight innings

Prior to UCF
-Spent two years at Skagit Valley Community College under the tutelage of Ben Silva and Adam Roberts
-Named NWAACC Honorable Mention as a reliever in first year and followed up with a spot on the NWAACC-North Second Team after compiling a 5-1 record with a 2.40 ERA
-Attended Ferndale High School where he was a three-year letterwinner on both the football and baseball teams
-Coached by Sean Linville and was named All-Whatcom County as a third baseman and pitcher after both his junior and senior seasons
-In senior season on the diamond, also named All-North West Conference as a pitcher and third baseman and honored as the NWC Pitcher of the Year after posting a 7-1 record with a 2.70 ERA and 81 strikeouts
-Was a team captain in senior campaign and was also named Ferndale High School Male Athlete of the Year

Personal
-Born in Bellingham, Wash.
-Son of Mark and Lori Olson
-Has two brothers, Chase and Kolby
-Father, Mark, golfed at Washington State

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