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  Josh Olsen
Josh Olsen

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sandy, Utah

High School:
Alta

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 182

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS

Fast Facts
Olsen joins the team as a nonscholarship player this season after signing in the fall of 2002 ... plans to serve a two-year LDS Chruch mission after this season ... can play both guard positions ... highly motivated with toughness and a strong defensive presence ... chose the Utes over Ohio University, BYU, Utah State and Southern Utah.

High School
Utah's Mr. Basketball by the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune 5A MVP in 2002-03 ... first team all-state as a senior and second team as a junior ... named to the all-region first team his last two years ... was the only junior to make his all-region team in 2001-02, leading Alta High to the semifinals of the state tournament ... took Alta to the 5A title with a 23-2 record in 2002-03 ... as a senior, averaged 16.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.6 steals per game ... shot 49.8 percent from the field, 46 percent from three-point range and 87 percent at the line ... during his junior season, averaged 14.1 points while hitting 46.2 percent from the field, 39 percent from three-point range and 81 percent from the free throw line ... also averaged 2.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 steals per game in 2001-02 ... coached by Tony Cannon and Dave Pimm ... played for the Utah select team that went to Moscow, Russia, in July of 2003.

Personal
Joshua Thomas Olsen is the son of Ron and Thoma Lee Olsen ... undecided on a major ... enjoys fishing and the outdoors ... born Nov. 11, 1984.

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