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Jennifer Olansen Season 2023

Outside Hitter

2022 (FR): Did not make an appearance.

Prep: Was a four-year varsity player for First Colonial in Virginia Beach and was a three-time state semifinalist ... As a senior, she led the Patriots to the VHSL 5A State semifinals and received First Team All-State and First team All-Region honors, tallying 223 kills, 78 digs, 27 aces and 24 blocks ... She missed her junior season due to injury but notched 223 kills, 78 digs, 27 aces and 24 blocks as a sophomore to help First Colonial reach the VHSL 5A State semis ... Received First Colonial Player of the Year honors in 2021.

Personal: Daughter of Nathan Olansen and Stephanie Smith ... Has two younger brothers - James and John - and one younger sister - Ellen Grace ... She is a double-legacy Monarch as her father played goalkeeper for the men's soccer team from 1991-95 and her mother, Stephanie Smith, played women's tennis from 1994-98 ... Plans to major in Biomedical Sciences and become an orthopedic surgeon.

Why ODU: "I chose ODU because being part of the volleyball program will help me grow into the athlete I want to become, and being part of the university will help me achieve my academic goals."