Austin Olivares
Austin  Olivares

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St.Louis, MO

High School:
Dr. Phillips High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 174

Event:
Freestyle, Butterfly

Birthdate:
04/24/1994

Major:
Communications


04/09/2015

FAU is Third Among 14 C-USA Members in Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

The Owls had 204 student-athletes make the Honor Roll and 34 win the Commissioner's Academic Medal

02/24/2015

Swimming & Diving Named a Fall CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

This honor is bestowed on teams who achieved a 3.0 grade point average or higher for the fall 2014 semester

02/21/2015

Swimming & Diving Break Four FAU Records on Final Day of C-USA Championships

FAU records were broken in the women's 100 free, 200 fly, and 400 free relay and the men's 100 free

02/20/2015

Bucz Claims Victory, Sets an FAU Record on the Third Day of C-USA Championships

As a whole, the team set 23 lifetime bests during the third day of competition

02/19/2015

Swimming & Diving Take Home A Pair of Wins on Day Two of C-USA Championships

Junior Matthieu Burtez set a new school record in the 50 free and the team set 31 lifetime bests

04/10/2015

2015 FAU SAAC Field Day

The FAU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its second annual field day at A.D. Henderson University School on April 10, 2015.

12/02/2014

SAAC Food Drive Winner Luncheon

SAAC held a congratulatory lunch with students from AD Henderson for donating the most items to the C-USA Food Drive.

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Freshman (2013-14):
-Finished fourth place and broke a school record as part of the 800 free relay team (6:36.39) at the Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championships.
-Finished 17th in the 200 free (1:41.69) and 500 free (4:36.94) and 12th in the 200 butterfly (1:52.94) at C-USA Championships.

High School:
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Swam at Dr. Phillips High School for Head Coach Natalie Nickson.
-Five-time school record breaker.
-Metro-champion.
-District champion.
-Regional champion.
-National qualifier for the United States and Puerto Rico.
-Earned Principals Honor Roll honors.
-Member of the National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society.
-All-Academic honors.
-Achieved highest GPA in the conference.

Personal:
-Communications major.
-Son of Omar and Shannon Olivares.
-Father played MLB.
-Professional goal is to make the Olympic swim team and to become an actor or newscaster.
-Enjoys skydiving, ultimate frisbee, and ping-pong.

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