5 Erik Olson
5 - Erik Olson
Height: 6-4
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bethel Park, Pa.
High School: Bethel Park
Position: QB
Major: Management
gp 9
yds 1132
td 11
yds/g 125.8

Career: Two-time All-UAA…four-time UAA Offensive Player of the Week…two-time UAA All-Academic…in three seasons, completed 398-of-668 passes for 4,429 yards and 36 touchdowns…ranked fourth in program history in completions, passing yards and passing TDs….also punted 109 times for 3,973 yards (36.4 per punt)…tied school record with a 77-yard punt.

2013: Played in all nine games with six starts at quarterback as a redshirt senior…named to All-UAA Second Team and UAA All-Academic Team…completed 107-of-168 (63.7%) passes for 1,132 yards and 11 TDs…led the UAA in passing efficiency (138.3)…named UAA Offensive Player of the Week on October 21 after completing a career-high 27 passes for 209 yards and a TD in win at Puget Sound…threw a career-long 79-yard TD pass in victory at Carnegie Mellon on November 16…also handled the punting duties and ranked second in the UAA at 37.8 yards per punt…downed eight punts inside the 20 and tied a school record with a 77-yard punt at Frostburg St. on September 21.

2012: Played in all 10 games with seven starts at quarterback…completed 137 passes on 243 attempts with 1,726 yards and 14 touchdowns…also rushed for two scores…recorded a career-high 277 yards passing at Hiram September 8…threw a career-high three touchdowns in a game twice…season-high 24 completions and 37 attempts at Ohio Wesleyan on September 22…season-long 54-yard pass versus Frostburg State on September 15…also averaged 31 yards on 15 punts with a long of 43 yards. 

2011: Started all 10 games at quarterback and punter in first season after transferring…named second-team All-UAA…completed 154-of-257 passes (59.9%) for 1,571 yards and 11 touchdowns…finished second in the UAA in passing yards and touchdowns…also recorded a pair of rushing touchdowns…named UAA Offensive Player of the Week for three consecutive dates on September 26, October 3 and October 10…punted 47 times for 1,729 yards (36.8 yards per punt)…posted season highs of 23 completions and 228 yards passing at Allegheny on October 1…career-long 62-yard TD run on a fake punt at Denison on September 24…threw two touchdowns in a game four times.

Personal: Transfer via Division II California University of Pennsylvania…three-year letterman and two-time captain at Bethel Park High School…two-time first-team All-Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League selection…two-time first-team all-region and all-area…named to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 Team as a junior and a senior…also an ESPN Athlete of the Week as a senior…team won one WPIAL Championship, two sectional championships and two region crowns…finished runner-up in the state and ranked 11th in the country after a 15-0 start…member of the National Honor Society…son of Barry and Cindy Olson.

Recent Games
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 107 36
Attempts 168 62
Completion % 63.7% 58.1%
Yards 1132 455
Yards per game 125.8 151.7
Yards per attempt 6.7 7.3
Touchdowns 11 5
Interceptions 3 3
Sacks 15 6
Yards lost 82 28
Pass Efficiency 138.3 136.6
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 7 9 77.8% 119 13.2 1 0 0 0
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 6 10 60.0% 69 6.9 0 0 1 2
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 9 14 64.3% 111 7.9 1 0 0 0
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 6 18 33.3% 26 1.4 0 0 3 15
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 27 34 79.4% 209 6.1 2 0 1 15
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 16 21 76.2% 143 6.8 2 0 4 22
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 13 25 52.0% 109 4.4 2 2 0 0
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 10 16 62.5% 75 4.7 0 0 2 16
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 13 21 61.9% 271 12.9 3 1 4 12
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 1 3 3.0 3 0 - -
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 1 -2 -2.0 0 0 - -
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 4 9 2.3 3 0 - -
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 7 -4 -0.6 4 0 - -
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 5 1 0.2 16 0 - -
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 5 -23 -4.6 1 0 1 0
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 5 24 4.8 11 0 - -
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 5 -11 -2.2 4 0 2 0
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 5 -2 -0.4 10 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 - - - - - 1 0
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 - - - - - 2 0
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 4 142 35.5 40 0 1 0 0
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 4 148 37.0 50 0 0 0 0
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 4 226 56.5 77 1 0 1 0
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 11 406 36.9 51 1 0 1 0
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 3 117 39.0 50 0 0 0 0
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 6 184 30.7 54 2 2 0 0
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 4 116 29.0 40 1 1 0 1
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 5 177 35.4 45 1 0 0 0
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 6 262 43.7 53 2 2 0 0
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 1 3 - - - 3
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 1 -2 - - - -2
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 1 9 - - - 9
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 1 -4 - - - -4
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 1 1 - - - 1
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 1 -23 - - - -23
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 1 24 - - - 24
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 1 -11 - - - -11
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 1 -2 - - - -2
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 7 Marietta W, 37-16 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Oberlin L, 19-2 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Frostburg St. L, 36-33 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Linfield L, 45-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Puget Sound W, 38-31 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Trinity (Tex.) W, 21-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Chicago W, 16-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Washington (Mo.) L, 29-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Carnegie Mellon W, 35-32 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2011-12 10 154 257 59.9% 1571 157.1 6.1 11 7 63 119.9
2012-13 10 137 243 56.4% 1726 172.6 7.1 14 11 54 126.0
2013-14 9 107 168 63.7% 1132 125.8 6.7 11 3 79 138.3
Total 29 398 668 59.6% 4429 152.7 6.6 36 21 79 126.8
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2011-12 10 68 -29 -2.9 -0.4 2 62 3 3
2012-13 10 59 -14 -1.4 -0.2 2 13 8 4
2013-14 9 38 -5 -0.6 -0.1 0 16 3 0
Total 29 165 -48 -1.7 -0.3 4 62 14 7
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2011-12 10 - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 1 0.1 23 2.3 23.0 0 23
2013-14 9 - - - - - - -
Total 29 1 0.0 23 0.8 23.0 0 23
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - 0
Total 29 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2011-12 10 47 1729 36.8 65 11 5 3 0
2012-13 10 15 466 31.1 43 6 0 4 0
2013-14 9 47 1778 37.8 77 8 6 2 1
Total 29 109 3973 36.4 77 25 11 9 1
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2011-12 10 -29 - - - -29 -2.9
2012-13 10 -14 23 - - 9 .9
2013-14 9 -5 - - - -5 -.6
Total 29 -48 23 - - -25 -.9
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2011-12 12 1.2 2 - - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 12 1.2 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Total 24 0.8 4 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2011-12 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 0 2 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 29 1 2 3.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 107 168 63.7% 1132 125.8 6.7 11 3 79 138.3
Conference 3 36 62 58.1% 455 151.7 7.3 5 3 79 136.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 42 73 57.5% 397 99.3 5.4 5 2 42 120.3
Away 5 65 95 68.4% 735 147.0 7.7 6 1 79 152.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 5 76 110 69.1% 851 170.2 7.7 10 3 79 158.6
Losses 4 31 58 53.4% 281 70.3 4.8 1 0 32 99.8
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September 4 28 51 54.9% 325 81.3 6.4 2 0 42 121.4
October 2 43 55 78.2% 352 176.0 6.4 4 0 28 155.9
November 3 36 62 58.1% 455 151.7 7.3 5 3 79 136.6
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 38 -5 -0.6 -0.1 0 16 3 0
Conference 3 15 11 3.7 0.7 0 11 2 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 18 0 0.0 0.0 0 11 1 0
Away 5 20 -5 -1.0 -0.3 0 16 2 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 21 3 0.6 0.1 0 16 1 0
Losses 4 17 -8 -2.0 -0.5 0 4 2 0
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September 4 13 6 1.5 0.5 0 4 - -
October 2 10 -22 -11.0 -2.2 0 16 1 0
November 3 15 11 3.7 0.7 0 11 2 0
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 3 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 3 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 2 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 47 1778 37.8 77 8 6 2 1
Conference 3 15 555 37.0 53 4 3 0 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 25 848 33.9 54 4 4 1 1
Away 5 22 930 42.3 77 4 2 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 23 821 35.7 54 5 6 0 1
Losses 4 24 957 39.9 77 3 0 2 0
-
September 4 23 922 40.1 77 2 1 2 0
October 2 9 301 33.4 54 2 2 0 0
November 3 15 555 37.0 53 4 3 0 1
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 -5 - - - -5 -.6
Conference 3 11 - - - 11 3.7
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 0 - - - 0 .0
Away 5 -5 - - - -5 -1.0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 5 3 - - - 3 .6
Losses 4 -8 - - - -8 -2.0
-
September 4 6 - - - 6 1.5
October 2 -22 - - - -22 -11.0
November 3 11 - - - 11 3.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -