ASU: Redshirted in 2007 as he rehabbed from Tommy John elbow surgery and served a year of residency after transferring from LSU... has played at both Notre Dame and LSU...appeared in 20 games for the Fighting Irish and 12 for the Tigers.
2006 (Junior): Pitched in 12 games for LSU, going 6-2...started eleven times...threw 69.1 innings, allowing 27 earned runs for a 3.50 ERA...struck out 55 batters while walking only 14...had one complete game.
2005 (Sophomore): Appeared in 16 games as a pitcher for Notre Dame, starting five...went 2-2 with a 5.59 ERA...threw 48.1 innings, striking out 25 hitters...helped lead Irish to Big East championship.
2004 (Freshman): Saw action in four games, making two starts before having his season cut short due to injury...went 1-0 with a 3.52 ERA in 15.1 innings pitched...listed as Baseball America's #22 college prospect when he enrolled at Notre Dame...
MLB Draft: Was drafted in the 13th round (391st overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2003 MLB Draft.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Pelham High School on Pelham, Ala....earned All-America honors after his season senior that saw him go 9-1 with a 1.49 ERA...also struck out 93 batters while walking only 11 in 70.2 innings of work...rated by TeamOne Baseball as the 86th best prospect in the country...an All-State selection as a junior after a 9-2 season when he struck out 116 batters in 68.1 innings...also had a 0.82 ERA as a junior...member of the National Honor Societ.
Personal: Undecided on major...parents are David and Karen Olvey of Pelham, Ala....has an older brother, Josh...likes reading, music and playing video games...full name is Derik Layne Olvey...born October 27, 1984 in Birmingham, Ala.
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