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#5 Amber Olejniczak
Position: Outfielder
Bats: S
Throws: R
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alma, Mich.
High School: Alma HS
Amber Olejniczak
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/08/2010

2010 — Appeared in 33 games, primarily as a pinch runner … started 12 games in left field … stole a career-high seven bases in seven attempts … went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a win over Robert Morris (3/5) … went 1-for-3 with a steal and a run scored against Middle Tennessee (3/14).

2009 — Limited to 11 games and two starts due to injury … started both games of a doubleheader at Northern Illinois (4/24) … scored three runs as a pinch hitter.

2008 — Saw action in 30 games while starting five times …primarily used as a pinch runner … hit .125 overall and did not record a hit in two MAC at-bats … stole four bases in eight attempts … scored nine runs.

2007 — Saw action in 25 games, primarily as a pinch runner … had one at-bat on the year and picked up a hit and an RBI against Robert Morris (3/10) … scored seven runs … stole a pair of bases and was caught stealing once.

2006 — Made two pinch-running appearances in the first tournament of the season for only action of the year …  injury kept her off the field the rest of the season … granted a medical redshirt year.

HIGH SCHOOL —
Twice named first team all-state by Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association … four-time all-area pick … four-time all-conference and all-region pick, twice as an outfielder and twice as a pitcher … member of the Morning Sun, Lansing State Journal and Saginaw News Dream Teams … twice named team MVP … career statistics included .425 batting average and 102 stolen bases … high school coach was Dar Peska and summer ball team was Mount Pleasant Drillers coached by Jim Powell.

PERSONAL — Born Amber Nicole Olejniczak on February 12, 1987 in Vestaburg, Mich. … nickname is Ole … parents are Mike and Kris Olejniczak … majoring in health fitness and rehabilitation … aspires to become a physical therapist … lists Natasha Watley as sports hero and parents and Dar Peska as non-sports heroes … most memorable moment has been playing the Olympic team …claims she can do a great imitation of Will Ferrell … would want to play Florida State this season if she could schedule any game … lists her best non-athletic talent as texting.

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2006.... .000 2-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000
2007.... 1.000 25-0 1 7 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.000 0 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 2-3 0 0 0 .000
2008.... .125 30-5 16 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 .125 1 0 6 0 .176 0 1 4-8 4 0 0 1.000
2009.... .000 11-2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 2 0 .000 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 .000
2010.... .129 33-12 31 14 4 0 0 0 1 4 .129 2 0 10 0 .182 0 1 7-7 6 1 4 .636
TOTAL... .127 101-19 55 33 7 0 0 0 2 7 .127 3 1 18 0 .186 0 2 13-19 10 1 4 .733