The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Olsen headed to playoffs


February 28, 2019

Wahkiakum alum Baylee Olsen is headed to post season play with the California State University San Marcos basketball team.

Olsen, a senior guard for the Cougars, is averaging 6.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. She scored 15 points in a win against Concordia of California and 13 points against Humboldt State. She still holds the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Division 2 record for the most consecutive three’s in a game with seven, and the record for most consecutive three’s without a miss at 11 while playing at Saint Martin’s University.

Olsen’s senior night will be celebrated this Saturday at 1 p.m. The Cougars are the fourth seed team in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Division 2 regionals. Their first playoff game is scheduled for Tuesday. If they win, the team will travel to Cal State East Bay for the Final Four single elimination playoff contest on March 8-9.

Olsen made the Dean’s List this fall and is majoring in Criminology. She is the daughter of Bill and Shelley Olsen of Cathlamet.


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