Carlos Olivas

Carlos OlivasAthlete • Inducted 2006

In 1994, Carlos Olivas became the ninth soccer player to be honored as an NJCAA All-American, but just the second to earn first-team accolades. Olivas was a key midfielder for the Cavaliers during his two seasons at JCCC, especially in the 1994 season. Olivas helped lead JCCC to region and district titles, and a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament, the first in program history. Olivas scored 34 points over his career with nine goals and 16 assists. His 16 career assists tied for fourth on JCCC's all-time chart.

Olivas followed with two standout seasons at Rockhurst, helping them to two NAIA National Championship appearances. He scored 12 goals and had 13 assists for 37 points at Rockhurst. Olivas was drafted in the first round and signed to play for the Kansas City Attack, a professional indoor team in the National Professional Soccer League. During his three-season tenure, he played in 78 games. He had 99 career points, scoring one three-point goal, 34 from two-point range and 28 assists.