Glen Mills, Pa./Archmere Academy (Del.)
At Delaware: Cross Country - Second-year member of the Blue Hens. 2011 Season: Finished 23rd in 19:47 in the UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational • placed 123rd at the Fordham Invitational in 21:16. 2010 Season: Did not compete for the team.
Indoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters. 2011-12 Season: Member of the distance medley relay team that finished in 12:03.43 at the New Balance Invitational • ran the 800 meters in 2:26.34 at the Princeton Invitational and the 1,000 meters in 3:03.30 at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational • finished the mile in 5:10.52 at the Collegiate Challenge. 2010-11 Season: Member of the 4x800 meter relay team that finished 18th at the ECAC Championships in a school-record time of 9:15.01 • ran the 800 meters in 2:19.77 at the Collegiate Challenge, the third fastest time by a Blue Hen in the event during the year.
Outdoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • school record holder in the 4x800 meter relay (9:02.61) and the distance medley relay (12:00.06). 2012 Season: Member of the 4x800 meter relay team that finished 10th in 9:09.44 and the distance medley relay team that finished 11th in 12:03.47 at the Penn Relays • ran the 800 meters in 2:20.08 at the Navy Invitational and the 1,500 meters in 4:40.49 at the Towson Invitational. 2011 Season: Member of the distance medley relay team that placed ninth at the Penn Relays in a school record time of 12:00.06 • member of the 4x800 meter relay team that finished ninth at the ECAC Championships • 4x800 meter relay team also finished 13th at the Penn Relays in a season-best time of 9:08.49 • finished fifth in the 1,500 meters at the CAA Championships in 4:47.67, the fastest time in the event by a Blue Hen during the season • member of the 4x1,500 meter relay team that ran the Raleigh Relays in 19:41.37 • ran the 800 meters in 2:21.58 at the Penn Invitational.
High School: Attended Archmere Academy where she earned four varsity letters as a member of the outdoor track team and three on the cross country team • four year letterwinner in outdoor track & field • named second team all state as a sophomore for outdoor track • earned first team all state honors as a junior • set a school record in the 4 x 800m as a sophomore • named second team all-state three times from her sophomore year through her junior year for cross country • member of the National Honor Society and German National Honor Society • was on the honor roll all four years.
Personal: Jessica Lynn Olsen • born November 17, 1991 in Florida • daughter of Kurt and Deborah Olsen • biology major at Delaware • father attended the University of Delaware • is the oldest of seven children • worked at a bakery over the summer.