Olivia Larsen

Former Newell-Fonda prep Larsen shines in two sports at BVU

ARC Defensive Player of the Year celebrates basketball award while competing in softball

The news that Olivia Larsen earned Defensive Player of the Year honors for the American Rivers Conference in women’s basketball this season came as a bit of a surprise. To Olivia Larsen, at least. “I didn’t know the American Rivers Conference had a Defensive Player of the Year,” Larsen said with a smile. That isn’t to say she wasn’t deserving […]

BVU’s Larsen, Demers earn all-region second team basketball honors

First time for both players

The 2020-21 D3hoops.com all-region basketball teams were announced on Wednesday and Buena Vista University had a pair of individuals recognized. Sophomore guard Olivia Larsen and senior guard Michael Demers were each named to the all-West Region second teams, respectively. It was the first such honor in the careers for both individuals. Larsen completed her first season in a Beaver uniform […]

Larsen first BVU player to land Defensive Player of the Year honor

Buena Vista sophomore guard Olivia Larsen made her name known throughout the American Rivers Conference during her first season in the league, and as a result, she has been voted the Defensive Player of the Year by the conference coaches. During the adjusted eight-game league schedule format due to COVID-19, the former Newell-Fonda prep finished third in the ARC in […]