Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs
Lonnegren earns Diver of the Year, Burgess named Freshman Diver of the Year
164 student-athletes named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 3.0 GPA or higher
Cougars improved to 4-2 in dual meets this year
Houston trails LSU in the quad meet
FRESHMAN 2011-12Opened collegiate career with runner-up finish in the 1M and third place in the 3M at Boston University (Oct. 14) ... Had a pair of third-place finishes in the same events at Boston College (Oct. 15) with personal-best dive of 288.15 in the 1M ... Recorded a personal-best score of 289.25 at Texas (Dec. 5) to finish sixth ... Promising freshman campaign cut short due to injury in January.
HIGH SCHOOLA 2010 Commonwealth Games Trials finalist under Coach Ioana Marinescu...The true freshman has been a qualifying finalist in the Canadian Junior Nationals since 2004 and began achieving the same feat in the Canadian Senior Nationals starting in 2007...Her specialty is the platform, like fellow Cougar Canadian diver, Lacey Truelove...Crowned the 2010 Atlantic Champion in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events.
Prior to last season, Olanski started building her impressive resume at an early age...In 2008, she was both the Atlantic Champion and the Ontario Provincial Champion...The following year, she was a finalist in the World Championship Trials and the 2009 Canada Games.
PERSONALDaughter of Bernie and Monica Olanski...Born on April 7, 1993 in Ontario, London, Canada...Sister, Taylor, is a Canadian Tower Diving Champion for Girls 14-15...Named a Student of Distinction (Over 90% average in courses)...Principal's Honor Roll member...Won the Grade 12 Photography Award...Enjoys art, photography and running...Plans to major in architecture.