Gunner Olszewski

#36 Gunner Olszewski

HOMETOWN Alvin, Texas

2018 (Junior): Sat out season due to injury.

2017 (Sophomore): Named 2017 All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference First Team... Started all 49 games played in at catcher, outfielder and designated hitter... Led BSU with 20 stolen bases (second in the NSIC) and 13 doubles (seventh in the NSIC)... Second on the team with a .435 slugging percentage, .396 on-base percentage, 50 hits, 28 runs scored, 21 walks and two triples... Batted .311 from the plate with 16 extra-base hits, including one home run April 11, 2017 versus University of Minnesota Crookston... Drove in 23 RBI, including two sacrifice flies... Recorded 246 putouts and 32 assists for a .975 fielding percentage... Tied BSU's career record with 28 stolen bases after one stolen base May 6, 2017 versus No. 25 St. Cloud State University... Seventh all-time at BSU with three runners picked off and ninth with four triples.

2016 (Freshman): All-NSIC Second Team selection as a true freshman... Started 40 of 40 games played… Recorded a .327 batting average, including 51 hits… Totaled 14 extra-base hits, including five doubles, two triples and seven home runs, which ranked tied for second on the team… Drove in 30 RBI and scored 31 runs… Ranked second on the team with eight stolen bases on 12 attempts… Tallied a .980 fielding percentage, including 173 putouts and 19 assists… Hit a career high four RBI March 25 at Concordia University-St. Paul, which included his first career home run… Set a career high with four hits April 16 versus University of Sioux Falls… Finished with 15 multi-hit games, including five consecutive to end the season.

Prior to BSU: Was a two-sport athlete, earning two varsity letters in both football and baseball… Was a two-time First-Team all-district football player for Alvin High School.

Personal: Born Nov. 26, 1996…Son of Eric and Collette Olszewski…In high school, he was on the academic honor roll…Undecided on an academic major at BSU…Father, Eric, was a minor league baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves organization... Also a member of the Bemidji State Football team.

Career Highs:
Hits - 4, vs Sioux Falls (April 16, 2016)
At Bats - 6, 3x, last at No. 25 St. Cloud State (May 4, 2017)
RBIs - 4, at Concordia-St. Paul (March 25, 2016)
Doubles - 2, vs Wayne State (April 14, 2017)
Triples - 1, 4x, last at No. 25 St. Cloud State (May 6, 2017)
Home Runs - 1, 8x, last vs Minnesota Crookston (April 11, 2017)
Walks - 3, vs Sioux Falls (April 2, 2017)
Stolen Bases - 2 (x4) last vs Minnesota Duluth (March 1, 2018)