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1 Thomas Olsen
Thomas  Olsen

RS Senior

Las Vegas, NV

High School:
Bishop Gorman HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190



Professional Career Begins With Colorado

Olsen selected in the third round of the MLS Super Draft


This Week in Torero Athletics

What you need to know this week in Torero Athletics


Nine Earn WCC Academic Recognition

Babic and Olsen selected to WCC All-Academic Team


Six Toreros Earn WCC Honors

Frey named WCC Freshman of the Year


Heartbreaking Finish

Toreros fall at Santa Clara, 1-0, on late goal


USD Mens Soccer vs Santa Clara

USD Mens Soccer vs Santa Clara (11/11/2016)


USD Men's Soccer vs Pacific

Torero Men's Soccer took on Pacific University on October 16, 2016.


USD Men's Soccer vs San Jose State

USD Men's Soccer beats San Jose State 2-0 (9/20/15)


Men's Soccer vs No. 16 Cal

The USD men's soccer team opened up the 2015 season with a 3-0 win over No. 16 California (8/28/15)


USD vs Buffalo

USD defeats Buffalo 4-1 in 2014 season opener


  • Member of U.S. National Team for 2015 U-20 World Cup (New Zealand)
  • Invited to U.S. National Team Training Camp (England)
  • Three-time All-WCC selection
    • 2014 (2nd), 2015 (HM), 2017 (2nd)
  • WCC All-Academic first team (2017)
  • WCC Freshman of the Year (2014)
  • WCC All-Freshman Team (2014)
  • Two-time WCC Player of the Week (Aug. 31, 2015)
    • Aug. 31, 2015; Sept. 11, 2017


  • 2nd - career games started in goal (70)
  • 2nd - career games in goal (71)
  • 3rd - career saves (203)
  • 4th - career wins (33)
  • 5th - career shutouts (18)
  • 6th - career goals-against average (1.19)


  • 5th - goals allowed average - 0.90 (2014)
  • T-5th - games in goal - 20 (2014)
  • T-8th - games started in goal - 19 (2014)
  • T-8th - shutouts - 6 (2014 & 2015)
  • 10th - goals-against average - 1.00 (2017)

RS SENIOR (2017) 

  • All-WCC second team
  • WCC All-Academic first team
  • Registered career bests in saves (63) and save percentage (.778), and tied his career best of fewest goals allowed (18)
  • Made a career-high eight saves to lead San Diego to a comeback 2-2 draw at Saint Mary's (Oct. 29)
  • Made five saves to preserve a 2-0 victory against CSUN (Sept. 21)
  • Named the WCC Player of the Week (Sept. 11)
  • Made seven saves at UC Davis to preserve a 2-1 San Diego victory (Sept. 10)
  • Made two saves at Sacramento State for his second straight shutout (Sept. 8)
  • Made four saves to earn his first shutout of the season against UC Santa Barbara (Sept. 1)
  • Started in all 17 games and played every minute of the season

RS JUNIOR (2016)

  • Started 16 games in goal
  • Recorded 43 saves
  • Allowed 30 goals
  • Posted a 5-7-3 record
  • Shutout UC Davis (9/9/16).


  • All-WCC honorable mention selection
  • Played every minute of the Toreros' 18 matches in goal
  • Named WCC Player of the Week Aug. 31, 2015 after shutting out No. 16 Cal in the season opener
  • Had a 1.11 goals allowed average
  • Made 54 saves
  • Held a 10-5-3 record
  • Recorded six shutouts, which ties him for 8th best all-time in a single season
  • Helped USD finish second in the WCC in goals allowed and shutouts


  • Named WCC Freshman of the Year and to the WCC All-Freshman Team
  • Named to All-WCC Second Team
  • Posted a 0.90 goals allowed average, which is the fifth best for a single-season in USD history
  • Had a goals allowed average of 0.36 in WCC matches
  • Recorded 43 saves
  • Posted a 10-6-4 record
  • Recorded six shutouts, which ties him for 8th best all-time in a single season


  • Redshirted


  • Four-year letterwinner at Bishop Gorman High School
  • Named Nevada goalkeeper of the year and first-team all-state as a senior
  • Helped lead his team to a Division I state championship his senior year
  • Played with the Las Vegas Soccer Academy, where he won the Mayor's Cup and the Nomads Championship
  • Also earned two varsity letters in basketball


  • Born Feb. 14, 1995 in Las Vegas, NV
  • Chose USD because of the "fantastic education and the great soccer team"
  • Was also recruited by Santa Clara, Gonzaga, Seattle University, UNLV, Portland, and Loyola Marymount
  • Had numerous cousins (Joe Zaher, Mike Zaher, Zac Zaher and Sean Zaher) who played college soccer and in the MLS
  • Altogether, he has 28 cousins, five aunts, and five uncles
MAJOR: Business

Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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