Olson Auditorium, Sports at PLU, and DIII Athletics
Tour GuideJames Krick
Come check out Olson Auditorium, here about how it is used for various purposes, and also hear about what it means to be a D-III Student-Athlete. PLU prides themselves on student-athletes that are just as committed to their sports as they are to their academics. PLU does not offer sports scholarships, but that doesn't mean that we don't support our athletes and have incredibly talented sport teams!
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Say, look particular inside of the main Jim here as well. You you know, being a smaller school, we don't have quite that and seeing spaces. We have our bleachers and stuff for different game's on both sides see someone that side as well. So depending on the event, this place is multi purpose. There's different events that happen every year. Convocation convocation in the beginning of the year happens in here. Different events and celebrations will be in here, but also of our sports games. So you take a look at, you know, this great peel you hear on the floor behind me And also take a look at center court. We got a nice loots their Let's take a look so peel you. All of our sports programs were D three, which means we don't offer any sort of athletic scholarships to our students, which means all of our students here appeal you, our student athletes, they're not just athletes. They don't come to peel you just to play sports. That doesn't mean we don't do really well behind. You'll see all the different accolades that we have from the most recent years for different softball and soccer football, etcetera. So lots of different sports appeal you really excels in, even if we're not that high D one d two schools that offer sports scholarship. Just because you're not getting paid to play sports doesn't mean that our athletes aren't the top caliber we actually have. Our baseball team this year is going to a conference championship. Are women's Frisbee team who is a club sport they just made nationals this year Are men's Frisbee team was ranked fifteenth in the nation for Frisby, our soccer program or women's soccer head coach of the year. This year, for the three, we have some great athletes that are your appeal, You. So even though you're not getting scholarships to play, if you do come to peel you, there's lots of sports option that we have a really competitive program and great opportunities for students that come in play sports. Peel you does have a big sports program, but it's not just about sports or all of our students here, our student athletes. So we want to make sure that there not only an athlete but also a student first. Every one of our sports teams has at least a three point Oh GPS, which is huge. So we have really high achieving students as well as a really, really high achieving sports player. So let's take a look at what else we can find today.