Women's Basketball - Mon, May. 6, 2013

MADISON, S.D. - The Dakota State University Lady T's basketball head coach Jeff Dittman is proud to announce the signing of Taylor Olson. She will join the Lady T's basketball this coming fall.

Olson, six-foot-one-inch forward from Sioux Valley High School, averaged 18.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.5 steals. She was selected to Lake Central All-Conference three times, Big East All-Conference two times and All-Brookings Register team twice.

Olson was an integral member of the Cossacks (under the guidance of Leah Pitts) that qualified for the State Class 'A' Girls' Basketball Tournament two times (third- and fourth-place finishes). She was named to State All-Tournament team. Olson was the team captain and earned the team's most valuable player honor.

She was a participant in the 3-Class Shootout and Tea All-Star games.

She also lettered in volleyball where she was a three-time Big East and Lake Central All-Conference selections. Olson, also a volleyball team captain, was named to All-State Volleyball second team and team's MVP honor.

She was on the Honor Roll list at Sioux Valley High School. Olson was a member of the Church Youth Group and Choir.

Taylor is the daughter of Scott and Lynn Olson of Volga, S.D. She plans to major Exercise Science at Dakota State University.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

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