Lora Olson

Pitching & Hitting

College: Four year starting pitcher at ​Big Ten school: Indiana University 2012-2015. 

- Ranked 4th All Time leader at Indiana in innings pitched and complete games

- 7th in school history for strike outs

- Most wins by a freshman pitcher at Indiana since 1997 and was team’s pitcher of the year as a freshman

- 3 time Academic All Big Ten, NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete, Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Winner

 

High School: A four year letter winner at Carl Sandberg High School leading Sandburg to first state title in school history

- Sectional and conference titles through high school career

- Led the softball team to a No. 12 ranking nationally

- 2007 female athlete of the year for Carl Sandburg athletics

 

Travel: Played in high level organizations including New Lenox Lightning and Beverly Bandits. 

-  Pitched the Bandits to 3rd place in the 2011 PGF 18 GOLD Nationals,

-  Pitched the Bandits to 1st place in Fireworks 18U PGF Gold tournament 2011

 

Coaching experience: 

- Coached Beverly Bandits 18U PGF in 2012/2013

- Started doing one-on-one lessons and clinics during college career and continued on through today which has provided valuable experience in coaching all age groups and skill levels from beginners to highly advanced.