2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON : Academic All-Big Ten Paul Molitor Batting Champion with a team-best .318 batting average posted the team's second-best 201 at bats, had 77 total bases, a team-high 34 RBI, 13 doubles and scored 25 runs started and played in 54 of 56 possible games had 19 multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI games held the team's longest hitting streak of the season at 14-straight games from Feb. 26-March 18 held the team's second best in hits (64) and 13 walks started at 26 games at first base and another 27 at third kicked off the season going 4-11 in the Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) started his 14-game hit streak against UW-Milwaukee when he went 2-3 with two doubles and a RBI (2/26) named to the Dairy Queen Classic All-Tournament Team when he went 6-12 in the Gophers' home tournament opened the DQ Classic 2-4 with two runs scored and a RBI against New Mexico State (3/2) had two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI to lead the Gophers to an 11-3 win over West Virginia (3/3) went 6-11 in the Metrodome Classic vs. Stony Brook and Kansas (3/10-11) had another two doubles, two RBI and 2-3 day against the Seawolves in the 7-1 win (3/10) went 4-11 against Cal Poly and knocked in two runs (3/17-19) opened the Big Ten Conference season with a four RBI and three runs scored against Michigan (3/30-4/1) went 1-4 in each game against Northwestern in the series sweep (4/13-15) went 2-4 with two runs scored, a RBI and a double in the come-from-behind win over North Dakota State (4/25) after missing two games of the Nebraska series (4/11-13) due to injury, played in the series finale and went 3-5 with a RBI and a run scored had a season-best three RBI in the season finale win over Illinois (5/19).
2011 FRESHMAN SEASON : Academic All-Big Ten batted .265 with 10 runs, 27 hits, three doubles, two triples and 18 RBI played in 39 games, including 23 starts of his starts, 11 came at first base, while 12 were as the designated hitter tied for third in RBI with 18 batted .293 against Big Ten Conference foes with six runs and 11 RBI in his first collegiate start, went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a triple in the 3-1 win over Sacramento State (3/16) went 1-for-3 in the 9-4 win over Cal Poly (3/27) led the Gophers to a Big Ten opener win over Purdue (4/1) when he reached base twice and was 1-for-2 with a double and a career-high four RBI went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Michigan State (4/8) was 3-for-4 with two RBI in the loss to Michigan State (4/10) added his second double of the season and went 2-for-5 with an RBI and run in the April 23, 3-2 win over Indiana went 3-for-5 against Michigan (5/7) with three runs and an RBI was 2-for-2 against North Dakota State (5/17) and had 2 RBI in the 8-5 win hit his first collegiate triple in the May 19 game against Ohio State also went 2-for-3 against the Buckeyes with a run and a walk had two hits and a walk during the Big Ten Tournament.
2010: Redshirted the 2010 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from CMR Russell High School batted .393 with seven home runs, 20 doubles and seven triples, while going 8-0 with 37 strikeouts and a 4.39 ERA for the Great Falls Stallions Legion program in 2009 batted .437 with 56 RBI and 24 extra-base hits in 2008 two-time All-State honoree in Legion play named All-State in football as a junior and All-Conference in his junior and senior seasons three-time Academic All-State honoree and was a four-year starter at goaltender at "Midget AA".
PERSONAL: Marketing major son of Paula and Terry Olinger lists most memorable sports thrill as winning 1-0 shootout victory in the Tier 2 National Hockey Championships enjoys fishing, hunting, reading and ping pong in his spare time born on May 25, 1990.